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  1. InvestKentucky Conference returns in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Executives from area companies will discuss performance and strategies at the June 5 conference, which is aimed at professional investors, fund managers and analysts. The conference first was held in 2004, according to a news release from Terry McWilliams , chairman of the conference and president of Mozaic Investor Relations Inc. The lineup for this year's conference has not been determined, but past presenters included Yum! Brands Inc., Texas Roadhouse Inc., Papa John's International Inc. and Brown-Forman Corp. "I continue to hear, year after year, that attendees really value the opportunity to meet face-to-face with company leaders and ask them exactly what they want," McWilliams said in the release.

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  2. Taco Bell reduces salt in menuRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Taco Bell's menu is packing less salt, 15 percent less on average since 2009, the result of a stealthy campaign by Yum Brands CEO Greg Creed.

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  3. Taco Bell to add fourth Gastonia locationRead the original story

    Tuesday | The Gaston Gazette

    A vacant piece of property near the intersection of U.S. 321 and I-85 - and alongside some of Gastonia's worst traffic jams - will be the home of Taco Bell's newest area restaurant. Augusta, Ga.-based S.D. Clifton Construction should begin work on the $600,000 project within two months, according to Joseph Pearson, manager of the company that owns the land where the restaurant will sit.

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  4. Chiefs in the Community Part II: Fundraising & Food DrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Kansas City Chiefs

    The Chiefs Kingdom claimed the record for the largest food drive in NFL history, providing nearly 180,000 meals for those in need in the Kansas City community. To kick things off, Farmland Foods donated 40,000 pounds of protein products and the Chiefs employees donated 855 pounds of canned goods.

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  5. McDonald's Short-Term Earnings Distress May Be An Investing OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Seeking Alpha

    McDonald's Corporation turned in disappointing quarter marked with falling total worldwide comparable sales as well as a 19% fall in diluted earnings per share. That capped off a full year of declining earnings, the first time in about six years.

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  6. Pizza Hut shares up nearly $2 in 1 weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Pizza Marketplace

    Last week saw nearly a $2 rise in shares of Pizza Hut while its competitors experienced less of an advance. Wheat, cheese, gasoline and natural gas all experienced a decline in average prices.

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  7. Pizza Hut launches Udi's gluten-free pizza crust in ColoradoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Business Journal

    Given that Coloradans are reportedly gluttons for gluten-free foods , it seems only natural than one of the top pizza chains in the nation would start offering gluten-free pizza at restaurants across the state. And a Colorado company is supplying the crust.

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  8. Is a PepsiCo Spin Off Coming?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | GuruFocus.com

    ... company co-founded and run by none other than Nelson Peltz. PepsiCo is no stranger to spin offs. PepsiCo spun off Yum Brands Inc (YUM) in 1997, which is now a $31B company and is a leader in the fast food industry. Expected: A growing revenue, ...

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  9. Taco Bell's 'bold goal' is to quietly reduce salt without sacrificing taste or market shareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | Business Journal

    Yum! Brands CEO Greg Creed says Taco Bell has been reducing the amount of salt in some of its menu items, but consumers probably haven't been aware of the change. "We have done the right thing.

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  10. The Time To Own McDonald's Has PassedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Seeking Alpha

    McDonald's CEO Don Thompson's admission that 2014 was a challenging year is an understatement. The restaurant has been mired in food scandals throughout much of the year, and consumer confidence in the fast food giant has been shaken to the core.

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  11. Taco Bell reduces salt in quiet campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | USA Today

    Taco Bell reduces salt in quiet campaign Yum! Brands CEO Greg Creed says Taco Bell cut sodium by 15 percent on average since 2009. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Jx33DS Taco Bell has cut sodium an average 15 percent on its menu, reaching a 2015 goal and aiming for 20 percent by 2020.

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  12. Yum CEO named top power player in food service industryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Business Journal

    Greg Creed, CEO of Taco Bell, moved up to take the CEO role at Taco Bell's parent company, Yum! Brands Inc. Each year, the industry publication releases a list of the 50 most powerful people in the food service industry, and it ranks the top 10. Last year, Creed ranked ninth on the list. But after rising to Yum's top position last year, he surged to the top of the NRN rankings.

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  13. Betting on Starbucks' FutureRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | GuruFocus.com

    In this article, let's take a look at Starbucks Corp. , a $61.91 billion market cap company, which is the world's leading coffee retailer of high-quality coffee products, which it sells through its more than 20,800 retail stores globally and multiple retail channels. We believe the firm has potential to grow domestically.

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  14. Undervalued Franchises: The Best Choice?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Investopedia

    ... and solid growth are also downright expensive: both KFC and Taco Bell's initial startup costs [both properties of Yum Brands, Inc. ( YUM )], for example, range from $1 million to $3 million. Yet there remain plenty of well-known franchises - as well ...

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  15. Famous Dave's: Send Back The Hype Train, It's OverdoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Seeking Alpha

    ... do you think I would want to open? I would be interested in opening a Taco Bell, one of the three brands owned by YUM brands (NYSE: YUM ). The 20% restaurant margins on Taco Bell would be a pretty powerful lure for incentivizing me to consider their ...

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  16. Chiefs in the Community Part Two: Fundraising & Food DrivesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Kansas City Chiefs

    The Chiefs Kingdom claimed the record for the largest food drive in NFL history, providing 180,000 meals for those in need in the Kansas City community. To kick things off, Farmland Foods donated 40,000 pounds of protein products and the Chiefs employees donated 855 pounds of canned goods.

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  17. Starbucks Remains a Coffee AchieverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Wall Street Journal

    Among other initiatives being discussed by executives at Starbucks Corp. is a plan to shift more revenue from morning to later in the day. Unlike most quick-serve restaurants such as Yum Brands Inc. 's Taco Bell that are scrambling to make breakfast a thing, the coffee chain already gets 46% of revenue before noon.

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  18. Pizza isn't great for growing bodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Canada.com

    A new study found that American children take in more calories, fat and salt on days that they eat pizza. That's not necessarily because it's worse than a burger or a side of fries.

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  19. Following China, This Is Where Yum! Brands' Growth Could Come From NextRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | The Motley Fool

    However, a slowing Chinese economy and the beginnings of market saturation in major cities there have crimped the company's total revenue growth. The stock fell sharply after the last quarterly earnings report as Yum! management cut its year-end profit forecasts for 2014.

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  20. Taco Bell should spin off from Yum Brands: analystRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | MarketWatch

    Janney Capital Markets raised its same-store sales estimate on Taco Bell Tuesday and said parent company Yum Brands Inc. should consider spinning off the taco chain. Analyst Mark Kalinowski raised his fourth-quarter same-store sales estimate on Taco Bell by four percentage points to a range of 5% to 6%.

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