McDonald's same-store sales fall 3.7% in August

McDonald's same-store sales fall 3.7% in August

Company reports worst global same-store sales decline in a decade

McDonald’s Corp. global same-store sales fell 3.7 percent in August, its worst monthly decline in a decade, as the quick-service operator struggled to recover from a supplier scandal in China that has impacted the entire region.

In its core market of the U.S., where the Oak Brook, Ill.-based company operates more than 14,000 locations, same-store sales fell 2.8 percent, an improvement over the 3.2-percent drop McDonald’s reported for domestic locations in July, but still lower t

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