All KFC articles – Page 5

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    Nando’s not planning to sign ECC chicken welfare commitment


    Nando’s has no plan to sign up to proposed European welfare standards for chicken, known as the European Chicken Commitment, after rival KFC signed last Friday.

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    Sourced Market to open regional debut in Leeds


    Sourced Market revealed plans to open a 4,500 sq ft site on a new motorway service site currently under construction in Leeds.

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    KFC to commit to new chicken welfare standards


    KFC is to become the first UK fast food chain to sign up to new European welfare standards for farmed chicken, The Guardian has reported.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Cleanliness next to goodliness?


    Following reports by the BBC last month that food delivery platforms are undermining public trust by listing operators with poor hygiene ratings, MCA insight director Steve Gotham takes a look at the latest MCA Eating Out Panel data to find out how consumers view the cleanliness of their eating out experiences.

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    Analysis & Insight

    The Cinderella discipline


    It can often take a crisis for some boards to recognise the value within a well-managed supply chain. Prestige Purchasing’s chairman, David Read, asks why that is and suggests the hospitality sector could learn a lot from the retail supply chain model.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Unwrapping delivery


    The media is not short of analysis of why Amazon has shut its US restaurant delivery business – and what it could mean for the long-term shape of delivery globally, writes Peter Martin.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Reputation and rumours


    The success rate of former CEOs at Mitchells & Butlers in getting the business to fly has been questionable, but has Phil Urban cracked it? In his latest monthly column Dominic Walsh discusses how far the operator has come over the past four years – and those PizzaExpress rumours.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Innovation drives FTG meal growth of 6.1%


    The number of food to go (FTG) meals visits increased by 6.1% year-on-year in Q1 2019, and now accounts for a third of all meals eaten out, MCA research reveals.

  • Lauren Shelley Sandzer
    Analysis & Insight

    Why chicken restaurants could rule the roost


    With a new wave of fried chicken shops opening in the UK in the past few years, Lauren Wellman, leasing agent at Shelley Sandzer, discusses the fundamentals that can make a focused on poultry a smart choice for emerging operators and whether there will be an operator who can steal KFC’s crown.

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    Chiktopia lines up first site at Intu Lakeside


    Industry-backed chicken concept Chiktopia has lined up its first site at Intu Lakeside in Essex, for a July opening, MCA has learnt.

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    Bun fight


    Competition in the premium burger space is at an all-time high. Some are concentrating on getting the basics right, while others are expanding menus with novelty items. Restaurant Magazine’s Joe Lutrario investigates

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    KFC introduces blind recruitment policy


    KFC UK & Ireland is to introduce blind recruitment, a policy which removes identifying details from a CV to ensure no unconscious bias occurs during the hiring process.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Second coming


    Taco Bell may be a well-known brand by name, but it’s only been in the past five years that it has made its mark on the streets of Britain. Georgi Gyton meets with general manager for Europe, Jorge Torres to discuss why the brand has an advantage over other operators and how social media is enabling is to tap into its target fan base.

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    Mark out of 10: People Power gets you a free Nando’s


    When Nando’s decided to remind its customers about cashing in their loyalty points, it went big. Its stunt of erecting billboard-sized tear-down loyalty cards won it publicity across the media mix. In his latest MCA column, Mark McCulloch – the brand and marketing guru behind Supersonic Inc – looks at how Nando’s hit the PR jackpot.

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    Analysis & Insight

    Gender pay gap reporting: Has progress been made?


    With the deadline now passed for operators to report their gender pay data for the second year running, MCA takes a look at the numbers from last year to see how they compare.

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    Taco Bell aims for 20 further UK locations in 2019


    Taco Bell is looking to open 20 UK sites during the course of 2019, as it aims to reach c170 sites in the next five years, MCA has learnt.

  • Loungers interior
    Analysis & Insight

    Loungers – the one and only?


    This week, Loungers announced its much-anticipated intention to float. One line in the accompanying documentation caught the eye of MCA market insight director, Steve Gotham – that Loungers is “the only growing all-day operator of scale in in the UK with a strong reputation for value for money”. He delves into MCA’s wealth of data to determine whether this claim stacks up.

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    Where there's a will: The power of true grit


    Jon Midmer, of global executive search firm JMA, looks at what sporting examples can teach business about the importance of grit – which he defines as a combination of sustained determination, supreme resilience, strength of character and a visceral will to win.

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    Mark Out of 10: KFC - Passive aggressive much?


    In his latest column for MCA, Mark McCulloch – the brand and marketing guru behind Supersonic Inc – gives his view on KFC’s latest marketing campaign, which sees it acknowledge its many imitators littering the UK’s high streets.

  • Eating out
    Analysis & Insight

    Family friendly winners unveiled


    By 2045 one in seven UK residents will be over the age of 75, with the inevitable impact on the spread of generations being catered for by the hospitality sector. MCA’s market insight director, Steve Gotham, looks at which operators are best placed to appeal to a multi-generational family.