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2015’s Biggest Brand Stories
Six news-makers that helped define the year in limited-service restaurants.
How to Age Gracefully
The pros and cons of getting old as a brand.
Playing the Part
Whether promoting the brand or enlivening a birthday party, brand mascots drive engagement.
Bird is the Word
Long an American staple, fried chicken today is getting more creative.
Hold the Bread
Who says sandwiches need bread? These carrier alternatives combine innovation and novelty to appeal to consumer interest.
Holding It Together
Packaging innovation in nontraditional venues drives change across the industry.
2013’s 7 Best Brand Stories
Marketing and product moves from these quick serves kept the industry buzzing this year.
Poultry Goes Premium
With sophisticated menu items, upgraded interiors, and a laser focus on the customer experience, the chicken segment is moving upmarket.
All the World’s Your Stage
An online presence can be a boon to business and give quick serves global appeal. But it also has the power to haunt them.
Africa: The Final Frontier?
With many international markets growing increasingly saturated with U.S. quick-serve brands, Africa could become the next growth target.
KFC Gives Bite-Sized Chicken a Hot and Spicy Kick
Last summer, KFC changed the game for bite-sized chicken with its successful introduction of Original Recipe Bites.
KFC Brings Summer Sandwich Back to Canada
Summer is the season of blockbusters, so it’s only fitting that KFC Canada is brings its hot and spicy Zinger Double Down sandwich back to Canada for ...
KFC Launches Contest for Playground Makeovers
In late March, KFC launched the Li’l Playground Makeover Facebook Contest and invited fans to enter to win makeovers for their local community playgro...
KFC Names Henny Penny Equipment Supplier of the Year
Henny Penny Corporation, a leading designer and manufacturer of foodservice equipment, has been named Equipment Supplier of the Year for 2012 by KFC.
KFC Debuts New Original Recipe Boneless
When nearly four in five servings of fried chicken in the U.S.
KFC’s Li’l New Menu Idea: Bucket Kids Meals
This March, KFC introduces a meal that is sized just for its Li’ttlest fans: KFC’s Li’l Bucket Kids Meals.
KFC Doubles Down in South Africa
KFC South Africa launched the iconic Double Down, the first all-meat burger with no roll.
KFC Adds the Gravy to Original Recipe Bites
KFC is pairing its modern, grown-up Bites with a classic grown-up sauce to create the Original Recipe Bites with Dipping Gravy.
UFPC Renames Contracter Connection Division
Dale Holden, senior vice president of Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op (UFPC), announced that UFPC Contractor Connection, a value-added services p...
QSR International Celebrates 100th Quiznos Unit in Ecuador
QSR International, a 141-unit multibrand master franchise quick-service restaurant developer conducting business in 15 countries throughout Latin Amer...
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