Canadian coffee chain Tim Hortons posts higher profit

Thursday, 7 Nov 2013 | 7:44 AM ET

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Canadian coffee and doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc reported an 8 percent rise in quarterly profit as same-store sales improved slightly in the United States.

The company's net income rose to C$113.9 million ($109.4 million), or 75 Canadian cents per share, in the third quarter ended Sept. 29 from C$105.7 million, or 68 Canadian cents per share, a year earlier.

Total revenue rose 3 percent to C$825.4 million.

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