Yum! Brands Inc. reported Tuesday that same-store sales turned positive in its important China market during the third quarter ended Sept. 5, but recovery is proceeding more slowly than expected.
Same-store sales for the China division rose 2 percent, the first positive reading in a year, following a food safety scare in the country that led to a steep drop in sales at the company’s brands there.
Sales were positive elsewhere in the world. Same-store sales for its thre