Restaurant Brands' total sales during the first quarter (12 weeks ended 19 May 2014) were $77.7 million, an increase of 5.9% or $4.3 million on the equivalent period last year, with all four brands recording positive sales growth.
Of the total increase in sales KFC was the key contributor at $2.8 million with Carl’s Jr. contributing a further $1.4 million.
Same store sales for the company were up 4.3% with strong growth in KFC which grew 5.0%. Starbucks Coffee was up 5.5% and Pizza Hut up 9.3%. Carl’s Jr was down 36.2% as it rolled over very high new store opening sales in the four stores open in the prior year.