On July 25 Yum Brands, Inc. [NYSE:YUM] announced that it has appointed two chief executive officers for its Taco Bell and Pizza Hut divisions. In a structural change of its leadership, each of Yum’s three brands of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC will now be led by a chief executive officer.
The National Restaurant Association and National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced yesterday that President and CEO Dawn Sweeney will step down when her contract expires at the end of the year.
Just a year ago, in January 2018, Pennsylvania-based 5171 Campbells Land Co. LLC bought 27 Perkins restaurants in Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio from bankruptcy court for $7.8 million. The purchase made the franchisee one of Perkins' largest.
Tim Hortons' U.S. franchisee association, the Great White North Franchisee Association USA (GWNFA USA), has stated that they have no comment on the recent revisions to their lawsuit for fear of retaliation from their Canadian-based franchisor. And no wonder!
Saturday, July 6, is National Fried Chicken Day. If that gets you wondering how the different chains stack up, one man has rated the tastiness of the output of mostly well-known brands, beginning at okay and running up the ladder to what he says is the best.
In 1950, the hotel industry named Ellsworth Milton Statler “Hotel Man of the Half Century”, even though he had been dead for 22 years. Statler’s impact on inn-keeping was so great, no one else even came close.