New York (CNN Business) Higher prices and chicken sandwiches are helping boost McDonald's sales.
Last year, sales at US stores open at least 13 months jumped 13.8%, the largest annual increase since McDonald's started reporting comparable sales in 1993, the company said Thursday.
In the fourth quarter, US sales jumped 7.5%, thanks in part to menu price increases, powerful digital sales and menu items like the crispy chicken sandwich and the imited-time McRib, which became available for purchase on November 1 .
Last year, McDonald's made McRib NFTs to mark the product's 40th anniversaryItems like the crispy chicken sandwich helped boost sales at McDonald's last year.
McDonald's, along with other restaurants, has been hiking prices as inflation grows.