All KFC articles – Page 10

  • Burger King UK CEO Alasdair Murdoch

    Return of the king


    Alasdair Murdoch, the man who turned around Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK), is now looking to do the same with the c500-strong Burger King UK business. He talks to Mark Wingett about changing people’s perceptions about the brand and the challenges he faces in doing so

  • David Read Prestige Purchasing

    Taking supply issues on the chin


    Prestige Purchasing chairman, David Read explains why he believes the foodservice sector is asleep at the wheel regarding purchasing and supply chain and what lessons he believes the sector can learn from retail.

  • David Abramson
    Analysis & Insight

    Premium casual is the future


    In order for operators to boost their profit margins, is going premium casual the answer? David Abramson, CEO of leisure property consultant Cedar Dean Group believes it could be

  • KFC

    KFC hit with fresh delivery delays


    KFC has been hit by fresh supply chain problems five months after a botched switch of logistics providers led to the temporary closure of hundreds of restaurants and reduced menus across the UK.

  • Just Eat

    Just Eat sees delivery as 'increasingly attractive'


    Just Eat has described the economics of its new hybrid model, which is seeing it complement its core marketplace platform with a delivery capacity, as increasingly attractive.

  • Subway's Fresh Forward

    Subway to roll out delivery to 500 stores with Just Eat


    Just Eat has announced jointly with Subway plans to roll out delivery to 500 stores by the end of the year.

  • Jamie Oliver

    SSP extends Jamie Oliver tie-up outside Europe


    SSP is to open its first site outside Europe with the Jamie Oliver Group after securing units in Bahrain International Airport to open a first Jamie’s Deli and Pizzeria.

  • KFC interior

    Bidvest renamed Best Food Logistics


    Wholesaler Bidvest Logistics has rebranded as Best Food Logistics.

  • Salad
    Analysis & Insight

    Survey flags up high salt content of OOH salads


    Campaign group Action on Salt is calling for mandatory colour-coded nutrition labelling in restaurants and fast food outlets, following the results of its latest survey, which highlighted the high levels of salt in some bought salads.

  • KFC

    KFC announces calorie commitments


    KFC UK & Ireland has announced a calorie reduction commitment to remove 20% of calories per serving by 2025, and is planning to launch a new vegetarian option.

  • Food to Go Tracker Q1 2016
    Analysis & Insight

    Sector sees half a billion visits lost due to decrease in frequency


    The eating out sector has lost half a billion visits over the past year, due to a dip in frequency, the latest MCA data has shown.

  • Taco Bell

    Caskade secures £30m for Taco Bell rollout


    Caskade Caterers, the Taco Bell and KFC franchise business, has secured a £29.4 million funding package from HSBC to support its expansion plans.

  • KFC

    KFC UK sales fell 9% in Q1


    KFC UK sales fell 9% in the first quarter, following widespread disruption caused by its supply chain problems.

  • Lawson Mountstevens, managing director of Star Pubs & Bars

    Star is re-born


    Heineken’s acquisition of 1,900 Punch sites has seen its Star Pubs & Bars estate treble in size, with a vastly expanded retail contracts division. MCA editor James Wallin talks to Star managing director, Lawson Mountstevens, about the challenges of such a mammoth integration programme. 

  • News

    Yum! confirms new Pizza Hut Europe MD


    Yum! Brands has confirmed the appointment of Regina Borda to the position of Managing Director for Pizza Hut Europe and Canada, as revealed by MCA in February.

  • News

    KFC partners with Flyt on delivery


    KFC has announced a new partnership in the UK and Ireland with Flyt.

  • Matthew Clark

    Supply chain saga acts as wake-up call


    The dramatic collapse of Conviviality, closely following other supply dilemmas for KFC and customers of Russell Hume, has shone the spotlight on the relationship between operators and their key suppliers. MCA spoke to leading figures across the eating and drinking-out sector, including some of the biggest customers of Conviviality’s Matthew Clark drinks wholesaler arm, to find out how the saga is likely to impact the sector going forward.

  • Tim Martin of JD Wetherspoon
    Analysis & Insight

    JDW’s social media stunt goes viral


    The news that JD Wetherspoon has pulled the plug on all of its social media activity prompted social, as well as the mainstream, media, to go into overdrive. Georgi Gyton asks whether it will have any impact and if it will encourage other food and drink operators to follow suit?

  • Analysis & Insight

    Gender pay gap reporting: A sector overview


    Gender pay gap reporting has been dominating the headlines this week. With the deadline now passed, what were the numbers reported by some of the biggest players in the eating and drinking out market? MCA takes a look

  • News

    KFC supply problems continue


    Some KFC restaurants remain closed this week with others operating a limited menu, MCA’s sister title, the Grocer has reported.