industry headlines

Historic KFC Stores Close in the Name of Hunger

2010-10-06 Corbin, Kentucky, and Salt Lake City stores converted into “World Hunger Relief Kitchens,” serving free meals to in-need residents from local shelters.

KFC Packaging Goes Green

2010-09-30 Chain's consumer-reusable food container was recently honored as a winner in the 2010 Greener Package Awards. ...

Popeyes Announces Taste Test Victory Over KFC

2010-08-25 Chain claims that its Spicy and Mild Bonafide bone-in fried chicken was the favorite in a national taste test against KFC Original Recipe fried chicken. ...

KFC Gives Foundation Its Biggest Donation Ever

2010-08-25 Susan G. Komen for the Cure accepts $4.2 million check that KFC was able to provide because of its “Buckets for the Cure” campaign.

It’s a Big Bucket of KFC Chicken

2010-08-16 Company intends to break the world record for largest-ever serving of fried chicken. ...

SBA Adds KFC to Its Franchise Registry

2010-08-03 Addition to the Franchise Registry will help expedite the process for new and existing KFC franchisees to obtain loans through the SBA to launch or expand their businesses.

Watch Your Employees: KFC Lures 'Two-Timers'

2010-07-15 Company offers free Doublicious sandwiches to employees of other fast food chains.

Some Winners, Some Losers in Satisfaction Survey


Nine of 10 brands studied by American Customer Satisfaction Index show an increase in satisfaction between 2009 and 2010. ...

KFC is “So Good,” Free Chicken for 5,000 Customers

2010-06-02 KFC will treat 100 fans in each state to a free lunch in honor of its new “So Good” global ad launch. ...

KFC's Double Down Will Stick Around This Summer

2010-05-19 Due to extreme popularity, KFC will keep the bunless Double Down chicken sandwich on its menu past the promotion's original end date of May 23.