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Article updated: 4/19/2013 9:20 AM

McDonald's profit edges up but global sales dip

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Oak Brook-based McDonald's managed to eke out a higher profit for the first quarter even as a global sales figure declined for the world's biggest hamburger chain.

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Oak Brook-based McDonald's said Friday that a global sales figure declined in the first quarter and warned that it was expected to dip in April as well. McDonald's Corp. has been struggling to boost sales amid intensifying competition, changing eating habits and challenging economic conditions around the world.
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