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Yum Pins Hopes on New CEO Greg Creed, Chairmen Trinity

KFC sign
"Open 24 hours," shines a KFC sign in Shenzhen, Guangdong province, China. Photo/Steigerwald28

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Yum Brands, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) announced that Taco Bell's CEO Greg Creed will become its chief executive officer on the first day of 2015. Yum's sitting chairman and chief executive officer David C. Novak will then become executive chairman.

KFCs Secret Ingredient? Its Franchisees

The secret of KFC's success is not the secret herbs and spices that cover its chicken, although those are lip-smacking good. It's not the size of the chain, although it is huge.

KFC Franchisees Win Flap over Ad Control!

Thinking of KFC while playing with an iPhone app: fried, not grilled. photo/InCase

LOUISVILLE, KY – A Delaware court has ruled in favor of franchisees and their advertising cooperative against KFC Corporation.

Ten Most Powerful Franchise Associations

When it comes to industrial might and lobbying power, the franchise industry is lopsided. A few big groups have the lion's share. 

Franchisee Survey Released to Chagrin of KFC

Association of Kentucky Fried Chicken Franchisee survey
83% of KFC franchisees say marketing efforts not growing sales

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Association of KFC Franchisees (AKFCF) released the results of a systemwide survey showing franchisees are not happy with the direction of the brand.