Company cites popularity of smoothies, frappes in U.S.
McDonald’s Corp. said its new blended beverages continued to drive strong sales in its U.S. business, contributing to a 4.9-percent increase in global same-store sales in August. Same-store sales for the month rose 4.6 percent in the United States, 2.2 percent in Europe and 7.8 percent in the company’s Asia/Pacific, Middle East, Africa, or APMEA, division, McDonald's said Thursday. Chief executive Jim Skinner said a “unique balance of food and beverage choices” ...
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