Company reaffirms 7-9% earnings growth guidance DUBLIN, Ohio/PRNewswire/ -- Wendy's International, Inc. (NYSE: WEN - news) today announced preliminary sales for the month of November, which ended on December 2, 2001. Same-store sales grew 1.6% at Wendy's® U.S. company restaurants, on top of a 3.4% increase in the same period a year ago. The November performance was a significant improvement over Wendy's sales increase during October.