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February 10, 2014

McDonald's Corporation reported a 1.2% increase in global same-store sales during January 2014.

Oak Park, Ill. - McDonald's Corporation reported a 1.2% increase in global same-store sales during January 2014. That includes a decrease of 3.3% in U.S. same-store sales amid what McDonald’s called broad-based challenges including severe winter weather.  

September 10, 2013

McDonald's Corporation reported increased same-store sales in all but one segment during August 2013.

Oak Brook, Ill. - McDonald's Corporation reported increased same-store sales in all but one segment during August 2013. Same-store sales increased 0.2% in the U.S. compared to the same month in the previous year, and also grew 3.3% in Europe and 1.9% globally.

However, same-store sales in Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa (AMPEA) declined 0.5%. McDonald’s cited negative sales results in Japan and China, partially offset by positive results in many other markets and the shift in timing of Ramadan. Systemwide sales improved 2.8%.

April 19, 2013

McDonald's Corp. reported that net income for the quarter ended March 31 rose about 1% to $1.27 billion, from $1.26 billion last year.

Oak Brook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. reported Friday that net income for the quarter ended March 31 rose about 1% to $1.27 billion, from $1.26 billion last year. Total revenue also rose 1%, to $6.6 billion from $6.5 billion.

Same-store sales dipped, however, impacted said McDonald’s by a tightened eating-out environment during the quarter.

At home, same-store sales dipped 1.2%.

February 8, 2013

McDonald's Corp. reported that global same-store sales decreased 1.9% in January, hurt by weakened performance outside the U.S.

Oak Brook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. reported Friday that global same-store sales decreased 1.9% in January, hurt by weakened performance outside the U.S.

By segment, comps in the U.S. rose 0.9%, but decreased 2.1% in Europe and dropped 9.5% in the Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa.
 
Systemwide sales for the month increased 0.3%, or 0.7% in constant currencies.

 

July 23, 2012

McDonald's Corp. reported that net income for the quarter ended June 30 dipped 4% to $1.3 billion, from $1.4 billion in the same period last year.

Oak Brook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. reported Monday that net income for the quarter ended June 30 dipped 4% to $1.3 billion, from $1.4 billion in the same period last year.

Revenue was essentially flat at $6.915 billion, compared with $6.905 billion in 2011.
   
Global same-store sales increased 3.7%, led by Europe at 3.8% growth and the United States with 3.6% growth.
 

June 11, 2012

McDonald's Corp. reported that global same-store sales grew 3.3% in May, led by a 4.4% gain in the United States and 2.9% growth in Europe.

Oak Brook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. reported Monday that global same-store sales grew 3.3% in May, led by a 4.4% gain in the United States and 2.9% growth in Europe.

The Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa were down 1.7%.

"I am confident we will continue to deliver long-term sustainable growth as we remain focused on the opportunities that will enable Brand McDonald's to further extend our relevance to the 68 million customers who we serve around the world every day," said Jim Skinner, CEO.

August 8, 2011

McDonald's Corp. said Monday that its global same-store sales climbed 5.1% in July, buoyed by ongoing strength abroad and sales of its McCafe beverage and staples such as Chicken McNuggets.

Oakbrook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. said Monday that its global same-store sales climbed 5.1% in July, buoyed by ongoing strength abroad and sales of its McCafe beverage and staples such as Chicken McNuggets.

By segment, same-store sales rose 5.3% in Europe. The Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa experienced a 4% gain, while the United States posted a 4.4% increase.

Last month McDonald's reported a 15% increase in second-quarter net income as it continued to entice customers to buy new menu items.
 

April 4, 2011

McDonald's Corp. and its franchisees plans to hire as many as 50,000 new U.S. employees -- ranging from restaurant crew to managers -- on April 19.

Oak Brook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. and its franchisees plans to hire as many as 50,000 new U.S. employees -- ranging from restaurant crew to managers -- on April 19. The one-day event will seek to bring in and hire a combination of both full- and part-time positions in close to 14,000 U.S. restaurants nationwide, increasing the company's U.S. work force by 7.7% to 700,000, but such hiring is typical in the lead up to the busy summer months.

February 8, 2011

McDonald's Corp. reported Tuesday that global same-store sales increased 5.3% in January, comprised of a 3.1% rise in the United States, a 7% increase in Europe and a 5.2% increase in Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

Oak Brook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. reported Tuesday that global same-store sales increased 5.3% in January, comprised of a 3.1% rise in the United States, a 7% increase in Europe and a 5.2% increase in Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa.

Systemwide sales increased 7.4%, or 6.7% in constant currencies, for the month.
 

December 16, 2010

McDonald's Corp. said Wednesday it plans to double the number of its restaurants in China to 2,000 units by 2013.

Oak Brook, Ill. -- McDonald's Corp. said Wednesday it plans to double the number of its restaurants in China to 2,000 units by 2013.

According to a report by Reuters, the move is part of the hamburger chain’s strategy to speed up expansion in the fastest-growing major economy.

McDonald’s opened its first outlet in Shenzhen 20 years ago, and is now facing fierce competition from Pizza Hut and KFC parent Yum Brands, which has about 3,700 outlets in China.

December 14, 2010

A report Monday by Associated Press said that Walgreen Co., McDonald's and Twitter each reported unrelated security breaches, involving customer e-mail addresses and other private information.

San Francisco -- A report Monday by Associated Press said that Walgreen Co., McDonald's and Twitter each reported unrelated security breaches, involving customer e-mail addresses and other private information.

Walgreen said hackers who gained access to a list of customer e-mail addresses may have sent spam directing customers to enter personal data into outside websites.

October 20, 2010

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September 8, 2010

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January 27, 2010

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December 7, 2008

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November 9, 2008

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April 30, 2008

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January 16, 2008

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January 1, 2008

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September 4, 2007

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