All KFC articles – Page 4

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    News

    Another Deliveroo ad banned for misleading customers

    2019-12-04T08:25:00Z

    The ASA has banned a recent Deliveroo TV ad for misleading consumers. The ad showed a woman receiving a Deliveroo order to her home, then handing out meals from various restaurants to her family and friends from a single bag, calling out “Chinese, KFC, Wagamama, Greek salad, Pizza Express, Burger King, Five Guys, Doner, Buon Giorno Italiano, prawn crackers…” before disappearing into the bag.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Delivery market grows 18% to £8.4bn

    2019-12-02T08:30:00Z

    The delivery market is valued at £8.4bn in 2019, up 18% year-on-year, MCA analysis reveals.

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    Opinion

    The transformational potential of rebranding and remodelling

    2019-11-26T08:40:00Z

    Embarking on a rebranding or remodelling programme may seem like a sure-fire way to reinvigorate your business, but there are many aspects to consider if you want to get it right, explains brand strategy consultant Ian Dunstall.

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    Opinion

    Paul UK: ‘The brand has huge untapped potential’

    2019-11-18T08:45:00Z

    The development of a franchise operation for Paul UK is high up on the agenda for its new chief executive Mark Hilton. He talks exclusively to MCA about the development of its new café format, current performance and tapping into the evening day part.

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    Opinion

    The meat might be fake, but the science isn’t

    2019-11-14T08:40:00Z

    With global sales of meat alternatives predicted to grow from 1% to 10% of total consumption over the next decade, operators should not ignore the generational shift in the way consumers think about food and how it’s produced, writes MCA contributing editor Peter Martin.

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    News

    Paul UK appoints new chief executive

    2019-11-08T07:48:00Z

    Paul UK has appointed Mark Hilton as chief executive of the 37-strong French bakery and patisserie chain, replacing Jean-Michel Orieux, who stepped down from the role last year, MCA can reveal.

  • PizzaExpress Langham Place, Oxford Circus exterior
    News

    Pizza Express has reasons to be cheerful - and remain vigilant

    2019-11-07T08:25:00Z

    Back of house, the management of Pizza Express clearly still has much on their plate as they seek to stabilise the finances. But, to their credit, the front of house execution is not being undermined. In fact, MCA’s latest quarterly consumer research finds the business has several reasons to be cheerful.

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    News

    How McDark represents the future and the past for McDonald’s

    2019-11-04T08:38:00Z

    In the least surprising news since it emerged that too much fast food makes you fat, McDonald’s has opened its first dark kitchen. Expect KFC to do the same, soon.

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    News

    KFC UK sees sales up 6% in Q3

    2019-10-31T08:32:00Z

    KFC UK achieved a 6% sales increase for the third quarter ended 30 September 2019, resulting in a +14% increase for the year-to-date.

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    News

    Jollibee heading for Liverpool

    2019-10-22T07:41:00Z

    Filipino fried chicken chain Jollibee is set to open its second UK site in Liverpool.

  • Tom Allen Papa John's
    News

    Papa John’s appoints R&D director

    2019-10-22T07:41:00Z

    Papa John’s has appointed Tom Allen to the newly-created role of R&D director for the UK.

  • Chick Fil A
    News

    What next for Chick-fil-A in the UK?

    2019-10-15T07:42:00Z

    After more pop-ups than a meercat disco, Chick-fil-A has finally established a home in the UK. The US giant, which has over 2,400 restaurants and just hit $10.5bn in sales, has chosen The Oracle shopping centre in Reading as its first permanent destination in Europe. If it wanted to clearly gauge the appetite for its offer it’s a better destination than London, where it would be swamped by competition. Chick-fil-A spokeswoman Jackie Jags says 

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    News

    KFC trials London delivery with Uber Eats

    2019-10-14T07:33:00Z

    KFC is trialling delivery with Uber Eats from 50 sites across London.

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    News

    KFC profits plunge after chicken crisis

    2019-10-07T07:35:00Z

    KFC UK saw its turnover and profits plunge following its distribution crisis last year, but did not swing to a loss over all.

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    News

    Applegreen sees total food sales slip back in H1 2019

    2019-09-20T07:35:00Z

    Applegreen saw total UK food and store sales slip back from their strong performance last year, to +1.4% for the six months to 30 June 2019.

  • Wrap it Up
    News

    US franchise entrepreneur swoops on Wrap it Up

    2019-08-21T07:52:00Z

    US restaurant executive and investor Aziz Hashim has bought a majority stake in World Gourmet Restaurants, the operator of grab and go franchise Wrap it Up!, MCA can reveal.

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    News

    CDG signs up to poultry welfare commitment

    2019-08-13T07:45:00Z

    Casual Dining Group (CDG) has signed up to the European Chicken Commitment, following in the footsteps of KFC UK & Ireland.

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    Opinion

    Bones Daddies’ Ross Shonhan: ‘People think Japanese food is not evolving’

    2019-08-09T07:34:00Z

    The restaurateur behind Flesh & Buns and Shackfuyu talks to Tom Lee, editor at MCA’s sister title Food Spark, about his latest concept, why bowl food is a lunchtime star and how to take Japanese cuisine beyond its traditional, old-fashioned image.

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    News

    KFC sales up 19% for the year-to-date

    2019-08-02T07:37:00Z

    Sales at KFC in the UK were up 17% in Q2 2019 and 19% for the year-to-date (YTD), according to the latest results announcement from parent company Yum! Brands.

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    News

    Rooney Anand joins board at Chiktopia

    2019-07-25T13:30:00Z

    Rooney Anand has joined the board at Chiktopia as a non-executive director.