McDonald’s to Launch Loyalty Program in July
Dining - Tech

McDonald’s will launch its first-ever loyalty program nationwide on July 8 after months of testing. The fast-food giant joins rival chains like Restaurant Brands International’s Popeyes and Yum B...

CNBC
June 22, 2021

KFC Wants to Become a 75,000-Store Juggernaut
Dining

Earlier in 2021, KFC reached 25,000 restaurants in more than 145 countries across the globe. Only three other quick-service restaurants have reached that mark (Subway, McDonald’s, and Starbucks). T...

QSR Magazine
May 28, 2021

Pizza Hut Races Into the Drive-Thru Game
Dining

Pizza Hut is joining the restaurant rush to the drive-thru. The Yum! Brands chain unveiled Tuesday “The Hut Lane,” a dedicated digital order pickup window available at more than 1,500 locations, w...

QSR Magazine
March 31, 2021

Beyond Meat Strikes Deals with McDonald’s, Yum Brands
Dining - Retail

Under the new three-year deal with McDonald’s, Beyond will be the preferred patty supplier for its McPlant burger, which is being tested in some markets globally. McDonald’s and Beyond will also w...

CNBC
February 26, 2021

Yum Brands Is Adding Disruptive Technologies Across Its Global...
CPG

In early 2020, Yum YUM -3.2% Brands put a few major pieces into place to accelerate its digital infrastructure. The global restaurant giant promoted Gavin Felder from KFC Global’s chief financial of...

Forbes
January 27, 2021

Pizza Hut releases new Detroit-Style Pizza nationwide
Dining

Dubbed its biggest launch of the year, Pizza Hut rolls out a new pizza Tuesday but it’s not round. The all-new Detroit-Style Pizza, available nationwide for a limited time, is rectangular with “c...

USA Today
January 26, 2021

Taco Bell’s mea culpa to vegetarians: Potatoes are back and ...
Dining

The Yum Brands chain also announced plans to test a menu item made with Beyond Meat’s beef substitute. Last year, Taco Bell eliminated eight menu items, upsetting vegetarian consumers who liked its...

CNBC
January 14, 2021

Now That DoorDash Is Public, Here’s How It Plans To Be Profi...
Dining - Online - Tech

DoorDash’s much anticipated IPO Wednesday exceeded expectations and most certainly turned heads, generating a nearly 80% gain on volume within its first few hours. The company’s expectations we...

Forbes
December 11, 2020

Qdoba names new CFO
Dining - People

Leviathan Winn has been named chief financial officer at Qdoba. He joins the fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain from Taco Bell Corp., a division of Yum! Brands, Inc., where he was global CFO. Bef...

Food Business News
December 8, 2020

Yum Brands quarterly revenue rises 8%, fueled by higher Taco B...
Dining

Yum reported third-quarter net income of $283 million, or 92 cents per share, up from $255 million, or 81 cents per share, a year earlier. Taco Bell reported same-store sales growth of 3%. For the ...

CNBC
October 30, 2020

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