BK cites currency, traffic woes in 1Q

MIAMI Burger King Holdings Inc. said Thursday its profit fell 6.4 percent for the company’s September-ended first quarter, as consumers dined at home or sought bargains elsewhere and foreign currency conversion rates hurt earnings.

The effects of Burger King’s $1 double cheeseburger promotion, which started this month and has been controversial among franchisees, were not measured in the first quarter. Comments from

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