Latin America and the Caribbean (“LAC”) delivered comparable sales growth of 0.7%, despite challenging prior year comparisons in each of the company’s key markets. The company implemented new value initiatives in Brazil and Mexico in October to balance its menu options and complement premium offerings such as the Picanha burger in Brazil. Net restaurant growth accelerated 139% to 110 units in the fourth quarter, driven by strong development in Brazil, Mexico, and Central America.Asia Pacific (“APAC”) comparable sales increased by 0.8%, driven by better results in Australia and Korea. Net restaurant growth accelerated in APAC in the fourth quarter, up 49% to 70 units, driven by new unit development in China, Japan, Vietnam, and Indonesia.
Burger King Worldwide, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2012 Results
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