Chinese beverage chain Luckin Coffee released its unaudited financial report for the first half of 2021, posting doubled revenue.
Luckin Coffee is striving for a business turnaround and repairing its image after the April 2020 fraud scandal.
The financial update indicates Luckin Coffee is taking the first step back to normalcy as it prepares for a comeback.
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Leadership tumult at Luckin appears to be ongoing even as it moves forward with new business developments, including inviting franchise partners.
Luckin Coffee has agreed to pay a $180 million penalty to settle accounting fraud charges brought by the US market regulator.
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Luckin and its partners may receive more fines amid continuing investigations by regulators and investors at home and abroad.