McDonald's Corp. (Oak Brook, Ill.) reports global comparable sales grew 6.7 percent in January.
Comparable sales performance by segment was:
• U.S. up 7.8 percent
• Europe up 4 percent
• Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa up 7.3 percent
"Our focus on enhancing the McDonald's experience through great-tasting, affordable food and beverage choices served in increasingly modernized restaurants is helping make McDonald's our customers' favorite place and way to eat and drink,” says ceo Jim Skinner.
System-wide sales for the month increased 8.4 percent, or 9.1 percent in constant currencies.