The chain reportedly said that its worldwide same-store sales jumped 8.5 percent for August.
The increase follows a rise in global same-store sales of 8 percent in July and compares to a boost of 8.1 percent in August last year.
Analysts were reportedly expecting a lower increase, with domestic consumers cutting back on spending, pockets of economic weakness appearing in some overseas markets and the dollar strengthening against currencies abroad.
Same-store sales grew in every region. In the
Source: Associated Press