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KFC Fires Worker After Pubic Facebook Post

Not since the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings has there been so much pubic debate.

Restaurant Franchisor News from ICRX Investment Conference

Last week I attended the ICRXchange Investment Conference, where thirty restaurant chains presented. The following is some franchisor chain specific news.

Multi-Location Owners Grow Bigger

Restaurant chain franchisors such as McDonald's, Burger King and Applebee's are actively seeking multi-unit franchisees. Why?

Yum's Novak Says Col. Sanders and U.S. Franchisees Are Limiting Factors

YUM conducted their Q2 earnings call today. As usual, the story was all about China, the huge amount of profits that China and International (YRI) generate.

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.

King Out, Canuck Stays

The Army will discharge the Burger King. As to Tim Horton? Don't ask, don't tell.

Colonel Sanders Bust Returned

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Colonel Harland Sanders bust, photo/KFC

Eggstra! Subway Breaks Into Bkfast

QSR behemoth Subway Sandwiches, owned by privately held Doctor's Associates Inc, will begin national advertising of the new breakfast program next week.

Glen W. Bell, Jr., Taco Bell Founder, Dies

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif. – The founder of the Taco Bell restaurant chain, Glen W. Bell, Jr., passed away Sunday evening, January 17, in his home in Rancho Santa Fe, California at the age of 86.

Franchisees Sue KFC to Retain U.S. Marketing Control

A Kentucky Grilled Chicken poster outside a central Kentucky KFC
KFC franchise prominently displays a grilled chicken poster. photo/bmm

WILMINGTON, Delaware – The KFC National Council and Advertising Cooperative, Inc. (NCAC) filed a lawsuit last week against the world’s most popular fried chicken chain after KFC's corporate office made a number of marketing blunders in promoting a new product, Kentucky Grilled Chicken, without authorization.