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Food

KFC finally cracks the sandwich code

The chain’s new sandwich and fries have given the company a big lift this year. But it’s been helped along by its buckets.

Marketing

KFC reveals its new ‘Quick Pick-Up’ service as drive-thru waits soar

Customers place an order online, park in a dedicated spot and then grab their order from a pick-up shelf inside.

The company is giving away “Finger Lickin’ Chicken Mitten Bucket Huggers” to customers who buy buckets of chicken Tuesday through Thursday.

The chief executives of McDonald’s, Yum Brands, Starbucks and others all said they have big advantages amid a historic shortage of workers. They might be right, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The Nintendo of America executive will lead marketing for the chicken chain.

The owner of KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and Habit accelerated development in the third quarter and said it has a shot at breaking an industry record for new openings this year.

The owner of Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC now gets 40% of its sales through digital channels even as dine-in business has returned.

He will take over as head of the chicken chain on Jan. 1 for the retiring Tony Lowings. Dyke Shipp will become KFC president.

Yum Brands wants its concepts to grow individually, meaning it likely won’t expand the pizza chain’s delivery to its other concepts, at least for now.

KFC is shifting its advertising away from boneless chicken toward products where there are more “abundant” quantities.

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