McDonald’s Reports Global Comparable Sales For August

September 9, 2014

McDonald’s Corporation today announced that global comparable sales decreased 3.7% in August.  Performance by segment was as follows:

  • U.S. down 2.8%
  • Europe down  0.7%
  • Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) down 14.5%

“During August, McDonald’s global business faced several headwinds that impacted sales performance,” said McDonald’s President and Chief Executive Officer Don Thompson.  “As a System, we are diligently working to effectively navigate the current market conditions to regain momentum.  For the long term, we remain focused on strengthening the key foundational elements of our service, operations and marketing to maximize the impact of our strategic growth priorities for our customers and our business.”