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...

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...

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...

Pizza Hut's revamp: Curry crusts, balsamic drizzle

NEW YORK - Pizza Hut is letting customers play mad scientist...exotic flavors and higher-quality food.Pizza Hut's atypical flavors and new ingredients...trick that finally jumpstarts sales.Pizza Hut, which is owned by Louisville, Kentucky-based...

US stocks plunge, wiping out July's gains

...sparked the selling after their quarterly results late Wednesday disappointed investors. Yum Brands, the owner of KFC and Pizza Hut, slumped after it said that its earnings would be crimped by a food safety scandal in China that involved repacked meat...

Minimum wage laws pit small franchise owners against city governments

...a few locations. Some owners are corporations that own dozens or even hundreds of restaurants such as McDonald's or Pizza Hut.It's the ties to bigger companies ? known as franchisors ? that supporters of the laws cite as a reason why individual...

McDonald's, KFC stop buying from Chinese supplier after report expired beef, chicken sold

...were sold to McDonald's, KFC and Pizza Hut restaurants.The report added to...Yum Brands Inc., which owns KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, said they were conducting...supplied by Husi for investigation and Pizza Hut sealed 500 cases of seasoned beef...