OVERLAND PARK Kan. Applebee's, the first national casual-dining chain to report August same-store sales, was not able to snap the string of negative figures that has plagued it and most of the segment for much of the past two years. Applebee’s International Inc. said Tuesday that domestic systemwide same-store sales at units open more than 18 months fell 0.9 percent for the four weeks ended Aug. 26, compared with the same period a year ago. Same-store sales at domestic franchised ...

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