McDonald's Global Comparable Sales Up 6.2%

Date: DEC 8th, 2006

Topic: Franchise News

McDonald's announced today that system wide sales restaurants worldwide increased 10.5% in November. U.S. comparable sales increased 5.1% for the month; 5.0% year-to-date as of November with comparable sales in Europe increasing 8.4% for the month; 5.6% year-to-date in November.

Jim Skinner, CEO of McDonald’s said, "McDonald's ongoing emphasis on delivering a superior customer experience continues to drive strong top-line results around the globe, with worldwide comparable sales rising 6.2% in November."

Comparable sales for the U.S increased 5.1% as McDonald's remains a favored breakfast and late-night destination.

In France and Germany, strong results fueled an 8.4% increase in comparable sales for the month. Europe's results benefited from combined initiatives that paired premium burgers with appealing promotions featuring the popular family games of UNO and Monopoly. McDonald's remains focused on evolving the customer experience to achieve even greater relevance with European consumers.

Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa all saw comparable sales increase 4.3% in November, led by strong results in Japan and Australia in addition to positive performance in China.