Tuesday, April 30, 2019

With a bacon boost, McDonald's first-quarter earnings top forecasts

The Chicago Tribune
McDonald's turned to a sure thing in the first quarter, bacon, and it's paying off.

The world's biggest burger chain on Tuesday reported a first quarter profit of $1.33 billion. Comparable sales jumped 5.4% globally across all segments during the quarter.

At the beginning of the year, McDonald's Corp. offered bacon on anything customers wanted for an hour and it generated both hype and store traffic.. . . more