McDonald’s same-store sales turn positive in 3Q

McDonald’s same-store sales turn positive in 3Q

Same-store sales up 0.9% in U.S., 4% worldwide as chain works on comeback

McDonald’s Corp. said Thursday that its same-store sales rose 0.9 percent in the U.S. in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, the first positive quarter for the venerable quick-service chain in two years.

Global same-store sales rose 4 percent in the period, with positive results in all segments, in what the company called an encouraging step in the chain’s turnaround effort. Executives also said sales are expected to be positive in the current quarter, too.

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