McDonald's Sales Increase 3.7 Percent In August

McDonald's Corp. announced that global comparable sales increased 3.7 percent in August. U.S. comparable sales increased 3.0 percent.

"McDonald's ability to connect with our customers and deliver what they want – great food at a good value – remains the cornerstone of our long-term success," said McDonald's CEO Don Thompson, in a prepared statement. "I am confident that our three global priorities – optimizing the menu, modernizing the restaurant experience and broadening accessibility to our brand – position us for future growth as we navigate the persistent challenges of today's environment."