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Taco Bell Is Hungry for Global Expansion
Taco Bell

Taco Bell Is Hungry for Global Expansion

The Tex-Mex chain is planning on adding 1,300 new locations overseas by 2023.
Kate Taylor
The 10 Biggest Restaurant Trends for 2015
Trends

The 10 Biggest Restaurant Trends for 2015

Get ready for a year filled with small plates, signature beverages and the rise of the post-millennial generation.
Kate Taylor
Yum Brands: It Could Be 9 Months Before We Recover in China
Yum Brands

Yum Brands: It Could Be 9 Months Before We Recover in China

The parent company of KFC and Pizza Hut says it knows what to expect, having faced its share of problems in the Chinese market.
Kate Taylor
Taco Bell's New Sister Restaurant Apologizes for 'Communist' Logo
Branding

Taco Bell's New Sister Restaurant Apologizes for 'Communist' Logo

Vietnamese sandwich concept Banh Shop promises to change its logo after Vietnamese-Americans called out Taco Bell's parent company for the red star design.
Kate Taylor
KFC and Pizza Hut Struggle in China Following Expired-Meat Scandal
Yum Brands

KFC and Pizza Hut Struggle in China Following Expired-Meat Scandal

As KFC and Pizza Hut's same-store sales slip in China, parent company Yum is worried about long-term consumer confidence in the brands.
Kate Taylor
Chinese Police Detain Five in Expired Meat Investigation
Franchise

Chinese Police Detain Five in Expired Meat Investigation

Officials believe the American-owned food supplier in China purposefully sold expired chicken to chains including McDonald's, KFC and Starbucks.
Kate Taylor
Disappointing Earnings Add to McDonald's Bad Week
McDonalds

Disappointing Earnings Add to McDonald's Bad Week

Legal battles with franchisees, expired meat and another disappointing quarterly report: it's already been a hard week for McDonald's.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's, KFC Embroiled in China Food Safety Scare
Franchises

McDonald's, KFC Embroiled in China Food Safety Scare

A supplier to the fast-food chains in China has been accused of using expired meat and allowing unhygienic practices.
Pizza Slips and Breakfast Soars in Yum Brand's Latest Earnings
Yum Brands

Pizza Slips and Breakfast Soars in Yum Brand's Latest Earnings

Sales at KFC and Taco Bell boosted Yum Brands to a solid second quarter, while Pizza Hut struggled to keep up.
Kate Taylor
Taco Bell and KFC's Parent Company Sees a Future in Vietnamese Sandwiches
Yum Brands

Taco Bell and KFC's Parent Company Sees a Future in Vietnamese Sandwiches

Yum Brands is testing a new 'banh mi' concept in Dallas, attempting to capitalize on the growing fast-casual market.
Kate Taylor
Why China Is Just as Important as Breakfast in the Fast-Food Wars
China

Why China Is Just as Important as Breakfast in the Fast-Food Wars

While breakfast has been making headlines, there are other high-stakes areas where U.S. fast-food giants should be focused.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Profit Slips in Chilly First Quarter. Will Yum Brands Fare Better?
McDonalds

McDonald's Profit Slips in Chilly First Quarter. Will Yum Brands Fare Better?

In a quarter that saw fast-food breakfast wars and the polar vortex, here's how McDonald's is measuring up to the competition.
Kate Taylor
Long Seen as Boring, Chicken Is Becoming a Buzz Item for Restaurants
Chicken

Long Seen as Boring, Chicken Is Becoming a Buzz Item for Restaurants

With a new chicken dish that can be topped like a pizza, Domino's joins the ranks of restaurants that are winging it with chicken.
Kate Taylor
Potential Franchisees, Take Note: Taco Bell Hopes to Open 2,000 U.S. Restaurants by 2023
Franchises

Potential Franchisees, Take Note: Taco Bell Hopes to Open 2,000 U.S. Restaurants by 2023

Looking to own a franchise? Taco Bell is engaging in its most aggressive franchisee recruitment push in 15 years.
Kate Taylor