Yum! Brands Implements Next Phase of COVID-19 Response

Globally Focused on Employees, Low-Contact Options for Customers and Support for Franchisees and Communities Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today provided an update on the next phase of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Working together, we…
Yum! Brands Completes Acquisition of The Habit Restaurants, Inc.

Transaction adds award-winning, fast-casual restaurant concept with significant global growth potential to KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell parent company Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the completion of its acquisition of The Habit Restaurants, Inc.…
Yum! Brands to Acquire The Habit Restaurants, Inc.

Transaction to Add Award-Winning, Fast-Casual Restaurant Concept with Significant Global Growth Potential to KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell Parent Company Louisville, KY & Irvine, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) and The Habit Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:HABT) (“The Habit Burger…
Andrea Zahumensky Named Chief Marketing Officer Of Kentucky Fried Chicken U.S.

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  KFC Corporation has named Andrea Zahumensky Chief Marketing Officer of KFC U.S., effective December 4. She will lead marketing, advertising, media and consumer insights, as well as the brand’s digital initiatives, and will be responsible for developing…
Kevin Hochman Promoted to President and Chief Concept Officer of KFC U.S.

Yum! Brands, Inc. has promoted Kevin Hochman to President and Chief Concept Officer of KFC U.S., reporting to Roger Eaton, Chief Executive Officer of KFC Global, effective immediately. Hochman, 43, will assume responsibility for driving overall KFC brand strategy and…
Why So Many Legacy Fast-Food Restaurants Are Getting Makeovers

When it comes to dining, no matter the cost of the meal, millennials place a premium on overall experience and that includes comfortable, well-appointed spaces, say marketing analysts. Having seen the steady rise of fast-casual competitors like Shake Shack and…
KFC Is Making Massive Changes to Speed up Service

While fast-food chains across the US are making major investments in delivery, mobile ordering, and employee-replacing robots, many companies are forgetting the most important part of business — the customer. “What I see with a lot of QSRs is ‘me…
Yum! Brands Promotes David Gibbs to President and Chief Financial Officer

Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) today announced the promotion of David Gibbs, 53, to President and Chief Financial Officer, reporting to Chief Executive Officer, Greg Creed, effective May 2, 2016. Gibbs, a 27-year veteran of the Company,…