All KFC articles – Page 8

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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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    CHIK'N confirms v2.0 on former BRGR Co site in Soho


    CHIK’N, the fried chicken concept from the team behind Chick ‘n’ Sours, has announced its version 2, confirming a second store will open Wardour Street in Soho in May.

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    Bidvest to return as main KFC supplier


    Best Food Logistics, formerly Bidvest, is to return as KFC’s main supplier, following the departure of DHL, The Sun has reported.

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    Mark out of 10: KFC


    Mark McCulloch – the brand and marketing guru behind Supersonic Inc – gives his latest take on a marketing campaign by a prominent operator. Today he looks at KFC’s offer to open 300 of its kitchens up to customers, issued via a sponsored tweet.

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    Analysts corner: Hargreaves Lansdown on Just Eat


    Three months after it dropped out of the FTSE 100, Just Eat is due to re-join it. Hargreaves Lansdown gives its thoughts in its readmission.

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    Taco Bell makes senior hires amid aggressive UK expansion


    Taco Bell has appointed Graham McGarvie, formerly of Yum Brands stablemate KFC, as European director of operations, MCA has learnt.

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    Just Eat delivers 500 millionth UK order


    Just Eat has announced that it has achieved its 500 millionth UK order.

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    Going Global: Enter the dragon


    In the latest in his series of Going Global columns for MCA, international franchising expert Jasper Reid looks at the prospects for eating-out brands targeting the Chinese market.

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    KFC FY lfls down 2% in the UK


    KFC system sales were down 2% in 2018 but rallied in the final quarter with a 1% increase, parent company Yum! Brands has reported.

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    KFC to introduce Netflix-style recommendations function


    KFC is set to roll out new Netflix-style recommendations technology trialled in its drive-thru estate across it UK operations, MCA’s Hostech conference heard this week.