Denny’s profits lift

DENNY’S, the US hamburger chain, yesterday reported an 18.7 per cent increase in third-quarter profit.

Revenue for the quarter came in at $117m, higher than forecasts of $115.4m.

“Given the strength of our results and the solid start to the fourth quarter, we are positioned to produce our highest annual system-wide same-store sales growth since 2006,” said chief John Miller.