NEW YORK McDonald's push toward a U.S. systemwide rollout of espresso-based beverages has expanded fitfully to 1,700 restaurants, with internal data suggesting that sales in most of the chain's six major test markets have fallen, sometimes sharply, following peak volumes attained three weeks after initial deployment, The Wall Street Journal is reporting today. The newspaper said its review of company documents indicated that the average McDonald's branch in the Kansas City, Mo., ...

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