All KFC articles – Page 9

  • News

    KFC: 95% of sites now open


    KFC has said 95% of its restaurants are now open – but has warned of continuing disruption to some stores and their openings due to “ongoing distribution challenges” with DHL.

  • News

    Soul Foods appoint McDonald’s Morgan as FD


    David Morgan, the former finance director – head of integration (UK & Ireland) has joined the Soul Foods Group as finance director, MCA understands.

  • Sian Edmunds

    Mitigating the fallout from supplier problems


    With the recent press attention given to KFC’s supply issues, and product withdraws from Russell Hume and Fairfax Meadow, Sian Edmunds, partner, head of food and drink at law firm Burges Salmon LLP, discusses what operators can do to limit the negative impact of issues with suppliers.

  • Opinion

    KFC: 'Supply chain is a complex science'


    KFC’s failure to supply chicken to its restaurants has forced it to close hundreds of sites. Following a switch of suppliers from Bidvest to DHL, MCA asked experts in the industry what could have gone wrong

  • News

    KFC closes 750 sites amid supply issues


    KFC was forced to close up to 750 of its 900 UK restaurants yesterday after delivery problems meant the group to run out of chicken.

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    Analysis & Insight

    The power of the PR stunt


    With Greggs hosting a number of special Valentine’s Day pop-up restaurants within its stores this week, Georgi Gyton investigates how experiential marketing can be used to increase the brand presence of food and drink operators.

  • McDonalds

    Brandwatch: McDonald’s


    The global burger giant yesterday announced its 47th consecutive quarter of sales and guest count growth in the UK. We look at data from MCA’s Eating Out Panel to assess how the brand has been performing against its peers over the past year.

  • News

    Adil Group updates pipeline


    The Adil Group, the multi-site franchise operator, has updated its development pipeline for 2018-19 in England and Scotland.

  • Opinion

    Small spaces present big opportunities


    Nando’s is trialling a miniature-sized restaurant, tapping into the desire for food convenience. Is this a way to stem a downturn in dollars? MCA’s sister title, Food Spark, investigates.

  • Burger King UK CEO Alasdair Murdoch

    Murdoch named Burger King UK CEO


    Alasdair Murdoch, who stepped down from GBK at the end of last year, is to become chief executive of Burger King UK

  • New World Trading Company The Canal House Birmingham

    NWTC completes £3.2m Canal House sale and leaseback


    New World Trading Company has completed the sale and leaseback of its Canal House site in Birmingham to AFH Financial Group for £3.2m.

  • PizzaExpress at Welcome Break

    Welcome Break to open five PizzaExpress restaurants in 2018


    Welcome Break intends to open a further five PizzaExpress restaurants across its estate next year, including anchoring the new-look Fleet services off the M3, MCA understands.

  • News

    Low sugar products driving FY value growth for Britvic


    Britvic has welcomed the return of value growth ahead of volume in the UK soft drinks market.

  • News

    Bi Bim Bap opens sixth site


    Bi Bim Bap, the contemporary Korean concept, has just opened its sixth branch just off Oxford Street.

  • News

    Gordon steps down from Bill’s


    Jamie Gordon has stepped down as new formats director at Bill’s Restaurants, after a year with the company

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    Pizza Hut and KFC grow UK lfls in Q3


    Pizza Hut and KFC have both reported strong sales growth in the UK for the third quarter to 30 September.

  • Frankie and Bennys

    Ayers steps down as Frankie & Benny’s MD


    Spencer Ayers has stepped down as managing director of Frankie & Benny’s, The Restaurant Group-owned brand

  • Analysis & Insight

    Don’t be a Charlie, have a checkpoint


    You’ve fully explored your reasons for international expansion and you’re clear it’s the route for you but, before you set up shop or start talking to potential partners, it will pay you to run through a final checklist. Jasper Reid sets out the points you need to tick off first

  • Taco Bell

    Taco Bell lines up four more


    Taco Bell, the Yum! Brands fast casual chain, has lined up four new openings, in Brighton, Paisley, Barnsley and Sheffield, MCA has learnt.

  • News

    Itsu builds London pipeline


    Itsu, the Julian Metcalfe-led group, has lined up four new openings in the capital