McDonald's enjoys bumper year as December sales soar

19 January 2007 by
McDonald's enjoys bumper year as December sales soar

Fast-food giant McDonald's Corporation has continued its comeback announcing global sales rose 5% during 2006.

The company enjoyed sparkling December trading with global sales up 7.2%.

In the USA sales rose 6.9% in December and 5.2% for the full year.

Europe was a star performer with sales during December up a whopping 8.2% and 5.8% for the full year.

McDonald's chief executive Jim Skinner said: "McDonald's performance for the year reflects our ongoing commitment to continuous improvement."

Earlier this Month McDonald's announced it would become the first UK fast-food chain to serve ethically sourced coffee in a deal worth £50m.

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