Tag: kfc

Chains

Yum’s China Operator Is Multi-Billion Dollar Target of Private Equity Firms

1 year ago

Despite recent challenges, there's no reason to believe Yum China's growth and profitability will soon outpace that of its U.S. parent company. Especially with a savvy local group like Hillhouse backing it.

Chains

Starbucks Gears Up to Challenge KFC as China’s Fastest Growing Foreign Food Chain

1 year ago

Starbucks has the potential to grow faster in China then anywhere else, and since its growth has slowed in the U.S. it makes complete sense to turn that direction.

Chains

Yum Brands Beats Some Expectations but Still Falls Short on Sales

1 year ago

The chain is making more money from each visit, which isn't the worst news. But it's competitors are on track to perform much better this quarter.

Operations

KFC Goes Back to Original Chicken Distributor after U.K. Logistics Failure

2 years ago

A logistics company with no food experience totally bungles an important food delivery. Restaurant goes back to its original, food-specific provider. U.K. KFC locations exemplifying the obvious.

Chains

KFC Is Having a Chicken Shortage Across the UK

2 years ago

Nothing says "we don't source locally" than "the chicken got lost in the mail."

Chains

Yum’s Choice of Grubhub as Its Official Delivery Partner Comes With a $200 Million Investment

2 years ago

The push toward exclusive delivery deals continues. The Yum! Brands deal is a catalyst for aggressive market growth as online ordering and delivery brands compete for restaurant business and market share.

Marketing

Reba McEntire Is the Next Colonel Sanders in KFC Ads

2 years ago

KFC's revolvingcolonel campaign continues to be one of our favorites in the industry, and Reba only makes it better.

Chains

Sales Rose at Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and KFC This Quarter

2 years ago

It’s good news for Yum considering the different points in their development that each of their three major brands are currently at.

Strategy

Do Calorie Counts on Menus Increase Healthy Eating? Experts Aren’t Sure

2 years ago

A scientific study based on the ordering habits of Chefs+Tech staff says that, yes, this works. Guilt can be a powerful health incentive.

Chains

A Thai Beer Company Is Buying Up KFC Restaurants

2 years ago

KFC is Yum Brands' big winner right now, so this deal looks like a win-win for a Thai company looking to diversify from the alcohol business in a Buddhist country.

Chains

Could Taco Bell, Once the Darling of Fast Food, Be Fading?

2 years ago

The key to Taco Bell's continued success lies in promotions, marketing, partnerships, and other flashy ways of drawing attention to the restaurant.

Strategy

The Case for Closing While You’re Ahead

2 years ago