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Our third quarter results, including our fifth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales across all segments as well as improved restaurant profitability, are a testament to the progress we are making to satisfy the needs of today's dynamic customers.
I think generally, there's just a broader level of uncertainty in consumers' minds at the moment, both trying to gauge their financial security going forward, you know, whether through elections or through global events, people are slightly mindful of an unsettled world. And when people are uncertain, when families are uncertain, caution starts to prevail and they start to hold back on spend.
For us there's a brand association with sports. We'll have some fun with it in certain markets where there's promotional activity, where there's tie-ins that allows consumers to get a little closer to it.
I don't see it being a risk to job elimination. Ultimately we're in the service business. We will always have an important human element.
There's scary stuff being said (this election cycle) so that puts a damper on things. People are really uncertain of what's going to happen – and they're going to hunker down, they're going to save, they're going to spend very selectively.
All-day breakfast positions us to regain market share we had given up in recent years.
As we enter 2016, we expect continued positive top-line momentum across all segments.