McD's posts strong results for May

OAK BROOK Ill. Strong breakfast business and a tie-in with this year's Shrek movie helped to raise McDonald's domestic same-store sales for May by 7.4 percent, bucking the industry trend, chain-parent McDonald's Corp. indicated Friday.

The company said U.S. systemwide sales for the month topped the tally for May 2006 by 8.2 percent. Worlwide, systemwide sales grew 11.9 percent, or 10 percent when currency fluctuations are negated.

Worldwide, the

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