The future is looking a little brighter for McDonald's which reported a 10% rise in January worldwide sales at restaurants open more than a year. New offerings, such as McGriddles breakfast sandwiches, in its primary American market, boosted results. Eiko Harada has been named chief executive of McDonald's Japan, The shares rose 46 cents (25p) to $27.16 (14.81) in New York. The Times 07/02/04 page 59 (Need to know) The Daily Telegraph 07/02/04 page 30