KFC partners with Meals on Wheels to feed seniors

Franchisee and corporate donations will total 1 million pieces of chicken to those disproportionately impacted by COVID-19.


Yum Brands is buying another digital marketing company

The owner of Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut this time is buying Tictuk Technologies, which enables online ordering and marketing through chat platforms like WhatsApp.

Yum Brands has a deal to acquire Kvantum, which uses artificial intelligence to understand consumer insights and marketing performance.

The plant-based meat maker will work with the burger giant on its McPlant platform and will help create menu items at Yum’s KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands.

With consumers at home, the chain’s chicken buckets sold strongly last year while the company worked to improve its drive-thru times.

The executive had been chief transformation and people officer and had already been acting as operations chief.

The fried chicken chain is making its new sandwich available in select markets now and will expand it to all 4,000 locations by the end of February.

The holiday mini-movie features Saved by the Bell actor Mario Lopez in “A Recipe for Seduction” that will appear on the channel Sunday.

As the pandemic hit, fast-food chains rethought their designs. Here’s a look at the most popular elements.

The chicken chain, set to ramp up new units next year, unveiled its “Next Generation Prototype,” including digital cubbies, double drive-thrus, parking for takeout orders and fewer seats.

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