reported that March same-store sales were down 1%, while comparable sales were flat in the first quarter.
For the four-week period ended March 24, same-store sales increased 1% at
, were flat at
and declined 4% at
Last month, Tricon, which
operates the restaurant chains, said U.S. same-store sales rose 1% for the four-week period ended Feb. 24.
Shares of Tricon, which is based in Louisville, Ky., gained $1.62, or 4.5%, to $37.95 in recent
New York Stock Exchange