Fast food restaurant operators

This Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, photo shows a Pizza Hut in Miami. Yum Brands, Inc., which operates Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, reports earnings, Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
November 02, 2017 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Yum Brands saw a key sales measure rise at KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell for the third quarter, and said it saw no effect on sales due to declining NFL viewership, a day after Papa John's blamed weaker pizza sales on the controversy over protests during the national anthem. Sales...
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This Monday, April 24, 2017, photo shows a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. McDonald's Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
October 24, 2017 - 1:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cheap soda and burgers brought more people into McDonald's. The fast-food company said Tuesday that sales in the U.S. rose 4.1 percent at existing locations during the third quarter, thanks to $1 soft drinks, coupons on its app and a two-for-$5 promotion called McPick 2. And with...
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September 22, 2017 - 4:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon wants to deliver more burritos and hamburgers to your doorstep. The e-commerce giant said Friday that it is partnering with online ordering platform Olo, in a deal that could boost the number of restaurant chains on its Amazon Restaurants delivery service. Under the deal,...
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FILE - This Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, shows a Taco Bell facade behind a KFC drive-thru sign in Saugus, Mass. Yum Brands, Inc., which operates Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut, reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 03, 2017 - 9:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Yum Brands saw a key sales figure fall at its Pizza Hut chain in the second quarter, though its other brands KFC and Taco Bell performed better. Net profit fell nearly 40 percent after spinning off its business in China last year, though profit from continuing operations fell to $...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, customers use a touchscreen to order food at a QuickChek convenience store in Cedar Knolls, N.J. In 2016, 22 percent of convenience stores’ sales came from prepared foods like pizzas, sandwiches, burgers, coffee and fountain sodas, up steadily from 13 percent in 2010, according to a preliminary annual report released by an industry association. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
May 01, 2017 - 12:52 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Convenience stores are looking to become a bigger competitor to fast-food chains on speed and value. Prepared foods like pizzas, burgers and coffee accounted for 22 percent of convenience store sales last year, up from 13 percent in 2010. Places like 7-Eleven are expanding their hot...
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This Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, photo shows the sign on a Chipotle restaurant in Pittsburgh. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. reports financial results, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
April 25, 2017 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle says a key sales figure rose more than expected in the first quarter as it works to recover from a series of food scares that had sent customers fleeing. The Denver-based chain said sales rose 17.8 percent at established locations in the first three months of the year,...
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In this Monday, April 24, 2017, photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. McDonald's Corp. reports earnings on Tuesday, April 25. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
April 25, 2017 - 12:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says new Big Mac sizes helped boost a key sales figure in the U.S., but that it is still working on trying to attract more customers to its stores. The world's biggest burger chain said Tuesday that global sales rose 4 percent at established locations in the first three...
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In this Monday, April 24, 2017, photo, corporate signage hangs at a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. McDonald's Corp. reports earnings on Tuesday, April 25. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
April 25, 2017 - 10:26 am
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) — McDonald's says new Big Mac sizes helped boost a key sales figure in the U.S., but that it's still working on trying to attract more customers to its stores. The world's biggest burger chain said Tuesday that global sales rose 4 percent at established locations in the first...
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FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, a KFC sign hangs in Saugus, Mass. KFC says it wants to take a bigger bite out of the chicken sandwich market. The chain says it is switching from “freezer-to-fryer” filets in favor of filets breaded in stores, similar to how rivals Chick-fil-A and Popeye’s already prepare their chicken. The company says chicken sandwiches account for 40 percent of the fast-food industry’s chicken category, and that it is not a big enough player in that business. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
April 18, 2017 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — KFC is aiming to take a bigger bite out of the chicken sandwich market by changing how it prepares them. The chain says it is hoping to improve the taste and is switching from filets that were breaded and frozen offsite before being shipped to the stores in favor of filets breaded...
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FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2016, file photo, shows a sign for the Chipotle restaurant in Pittsburgh's Market Square. hipotle, which is trying to revive its fortunes after being rattled by food safety scares, says a third of its board members will leave in May after their terms expire. In a filing Friday, March 17, 2017, Chipotle said the four members who won’t seek re-election in May are John Charlesworth, Patrick Flynn, Darlene Friedman and Stephen Gillett. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
March 17, 2017 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle, which is trying to revive its fortunes after being rattled by food safety scares, said a third of its board members will leave in May after their terms expire, including three long-time members who were on the board before Chipotle became a public company more than a...
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