Impact from China's currency devaluation and slowing economy being felt around the globe

...Shares in Yum! Brands Inc., for instance, have sunk nearly 9 percent the past two days, The parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut has 6,800 restaurants in China and plans 700 more this year.Still, investors may be overreacting to a short-term...

Job announcements give hope to Millen

...County ? excluding the correctional center, the school system and local government ? were Bi-Lo, Dairy Queen, Pizza Hut, Planters Electric Membership Corp., Rite Aid, Shane's Rib Shack, Southeast Construction Clearing and Grading...

General Mills to drop artificial ingredients in cereal

...percent of its cereals will have no artificial ingredients by the end of 2016.A range of food companies including Subway, Pizza Hut, Panera, Hershey and Nestle have said in recent months that they're removing artificial ingredients from some or all...

Starbucks steps into conversation about race

...image or embrace social causes.At the annual meeting for Yum Brands Inc., the company that owns KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, CEO Greg Creed said in December that fast-food chains must evolve from being perceived as "impersonal and industrial...

Corporate food makers mask recognizable logos, try hipster guises

...the manufacturing of authenticity can get clumsy.Yum Brands, the parent company of Taco Bell, as well as KFC and Pizza Hut, last year opened a Vietnamese sandwich shop in Dallas, Texas. The shop's red star logo ? a common symbol of communism...

Fast-food resolution: Transform junk food image

...demand for fresh and real is on the rise," said Greg Creed, the CEO of Yum Brands, which owns Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut.During a presentation for analysts and investors last month, Creed said the company needs to be more transparent about...

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut: Artificial ingredients getting booted

NEW YORK - Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial...on public health.Taco Bell and Pizza Hut are owned by Yum Brands Inc., which...removing artificial ingredients.Pizza Hut says it will remove artificial flavors...

Fried chicken chain KFC resurrects Colonel Sanders for ads

...King" character also made a cameo appearance at the boxing match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquaio earlier this month.KFC is owned by Louisville, Kentucky-based Yum Brands Inc., which also owns Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

Company looks to please grown ups

...upscale comes as the pizza industry nationwide is beefing up the menu in the face of increased competition.In November, Pizza Hut, the nation's largest pizza chain, announced the most expansive brand update in the company's half-century history...

US stocks slide the most in two months

...scheduled to convene a two-day meeting Dec. 16.Among individual stocks, Yum Brands, which owns the Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut chains, was one of the day's big losers.The stock slumped after the company cut its profit outlook for the year late...