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Sun Rises for Yum China, Night in America

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Yum Brands Inc. (NYSE:YUM), with some 40,000 affiliated restaurants worldwide, reported on Wednesday its financial results for the second quarter ended June 14, 2014.

Yum! Brands CEO on Effective Business Leaders

An effective business leader is alert to discovering the talents and abilities in the people in his organization and those interviewed in the hiring process, seeking to put them to best use for the firm.

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.

Taco Bell Pulled into Horse Meat Scandal

Horse meat is an expensive delicasy in Japan
Horse meat is an expensive delicacy in Japan. photo/taka

Remember the horse meat fiasco that hit Burger King way back in January? Well, it's struck again. This time it has found its way into Britain's Taco Bell.

Popeyes Gets N California and Minnesota Markets Due to Unreliability of KFC Corp

KFC logo taken by BMM
photo of KFC sign by BMM

KFC tried to rid itself of a 28-unit California and Minnesota franchise. Now it has its wish but not the way it wants.

KFC Sizzles in Developing World, Fizzles in Rich

Yum Brands headquarters in Louisville
Sunset last weekend at Yum Brands' world headquarters in Louisville, Ky.

CEO of Yum Brands David Novak is watching his home turf wither away while robustly exploiting the restaurant brands' advantages abroad.

Analysis Gives Grim Outlook for Yum Franchisees

Goldman Sachs chart of Yum franchises declining
Yum U.S. franchise closures accelerate, Chart: Goldman Sachs, Yum data

NEW YORK – Goldman Sachs, hired as a financial advisor by Yum Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), released an in-depth analysis of the fast food chain’s prospects in the developed world. And it isn’t pretty.

KFC Stunts Not Stopping Sales Slide

KFC is being eaten by its competitors, and it is struggling to figure out how to stop it.