| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The good news this Labor Day: Jobs are returning. The bad news this Labor Day: Most of them pay lousy wages and provide low, if not nonexistent, benefits.
The trend toward lousy wages began before the Great Recession. According to a new report from the...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:27 AM
An uproar in China over the safety of chicken sold at KFC “has been longer lasting and more impactful than we ever imagined,” according to the chief executive of parent company Yum Brands.
But even after a “sharp sales decline”...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 11:52 AM
David Novak calls himself a “pretty informal guy.” He used to hand out employee recognition awards in the form of rubber chickens. He loves to teach. He’s also the multimillionaire chief executive of Yum Brands Inc., the fast food...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Is it the Doritos Difference? A breakfast-based boost? The days of slumping sales seem to be over for tortured Taco Bell, which helped owner Yum Brands Inc. haul in a 73% income increase in the first quarter.
The Mexican-style fast-food chain appears...