Yum! Brands

Yum! Brands

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Yum on Review for Credit Rating Upgrade

2006-03-23 Yum Brands Inc., whose corporate debt climbed out of junk status two years ago, on Thursday was put into position for another upgrade by a major rating agency, the Associated Press reports.

Yum! Announces Additional Share-Repurchase Authorization

2006-03-16 The Yum! Brands, Inc. board of directors authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $500 million of the company's outstanding common stock under the company's share-repurchase program over a period of up to 12 months.

Yum's CEO Named Among Best in America

2006-01-13 Institutional Investor magazine has named Yum Brands Inc. chairman and CEO David Novak among the "Best CEOs in America."...

Yum! Brands Appoints New COO

2005-12-05 Greg Creed will replace Dave Deno as Yum! Brands, Inc.’s chief operating officer and lead a team dedicated to making Taco Bell a global brand...

Yum authorizes $500 million stock buyback

2005-11-18 Yum Brands Inc. has authorized the repurchase of up to $500 million of the company's common stock.

Yum Brands U.S. Same-Store Sales Rise

2005-11-07 Yum Brands Inc., which operates fast-food restaurant brands KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, on Monday said U.S. same-store sales grew 6 percent for the period ended Oct. 29, at locations open at least one year, the Associated Press reports today.

Yum! in Top 50 List of Employers for Minorities

2005-08-23 For the third consecutive year, Yum! Brands, Inc. has been named one of FORTUNE magazine's "Top 50 Employers for Minorities."...

Yum Brands Agrees to Five-Year Deal With Rostik

2005-06-24 Yum Brands Inc., owner of the KFC brand, and Rostik Restaurants Ltd., owner of a Russian chicken restaurant chain, have formed a partnership to develop fast-food restaurants in Russia, according to a news release.

YUM! Brands Named Among “30 Best Companies for Diversity”

2005-06-14 Black Enterprise magazine recognized the level of minority representation at Yum! in categories including procurement, senior management, and total workforce diversity.y...

Yum! Brands Inc. Reports Estimated Period 5 Sales

2005-05-18 Yum!’s international division sales increased 6 percent, though system sales in China fell 5 percent versus 2004.