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100 CEOs' Nest Eggs Worth as Much as Entire Retirement Savings of Bottom 41% of Families

Sarah Anderson | Posted 10.29.2015 | Politics
Sarah Anderson

Just 100 CEOs have company retirement assets that are equal to the entire retirement account savings of 41 percent of American families. On average, these 100 CEOs' nest eggs are worth more than $49.3 million. That's enough to generate a $277,686 monthly retirement check for the rest of their lives.

Taco Bell & Pizza Hut Axing Artificial Ingredients

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they're getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambli...

Taco Bell Returns To Japan After Decades-Long Absence

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 04.23.2015 | Taste

Taco Bell opened its first Japanese location in decades on Tuesday -- and the area's residents ate it up. Hundreds of people lined up at the entra...

McDonald's Pledges to Eliminate Deforestation From Its Entire Supply Chain

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.21.2015 | Green
Elliott Negin

McDonald's just pledged to only buy food and raw materials from around the world that don't contribute to deforestation, a significant contributor to global warming. Given McDonald's reach, that's a potential game-changer.

KFC, Pizza Hut & Taco Bell Commit to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil. Who's Next?

Elliott Negin | Posted 06.02.2015 | Green
Elliott Negin

KFC's parent company, Yum! Brands, which also owns Pizza Hut and Taco Bell, announced today that by the end of 2017 it will only buy palm oil cooking oil from suppliers that protect tropical forests and peatlands--swampy areas that store even more carbon. That's a big deal.

If We Are What We Eat, Then We Are Becoming Coffee Cups

Randy Malamud | Posted 04.29.2015 | Green
Randy Malamud

When we're throwing out such an obscene amount of food (which is, presumably, actual food: broccoli, juice, cheese, and the like) do we really need to be eating coffee cups?

Fast Food CEOs Are The Most Grossly Overpaid

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.18.2014 | Business

If American income inequality had a poster child, it would be the fast food industry. Today, CEOs at leading fast food companies pocket more than 1...

Alexander C. Kaufman

Taco Bell Owner's Next Big Thing Is Vietnamese Fast Food | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business

Yum! Brands is hoping bánh mì sandwiches can be the next burrito. On Friday in Texas, the fast food behemoth behind Taco Bell, KFC and Pizza Hut ...

McDonald's And KFC Bought Rotten Meat In China: Report

AP | By JOE McDONALD | Posted 09.19.2014 | Business

BEIJING (AP) — Five employees of a company accused of selling expired beef and chicken to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurants in China were detain...

10 Companies With The Least Valuable Workers

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess and Thomas C. Frohlich | Posted 06.01.2014 | Business

Revenue per employee is one measure of a company’s productivity. Some companies generate significant revenue per employee that runs into the million...

The 10 Companies Paying Americans The Least

24/7 Wall Street | Michael B. Sauter, Thomas C. Frohlich and Alexander E.M. Hess | Posted 11.17.2013 | Business

24/7 Wall Street: This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages ...

How Yum! Brands' Low-Wage Model Costs the Rest of Us

David Callahan | Posted 06.26.2013 | Business
David Callahan

The wages paid by Yum! Brands are everyone's business. When the second-largest private employer in the country underpays its workers, all taxpayers end up picking up the tab.

Heed the Oracle of Kentucky (aka YUM! Brands CEO David Novak)

Shani Magosky | Posted 06.18.2013 | Business
Shani Magosky

I recently had the privilege of listening to a speech delivered by David C. Novak, Chairman and CEO of Yum! Brands Inc ("Yum"). As I listened to him share many of his own personal experiences, successes, and failures, I found inspiration on many levels.

The Greatest Day In Chicken History?

AP | CANDICE CHOI | Posted 06.05.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — In case Americans want to scarf down their fast-food even faster, KFC is stripping the bones out of its chicken. The fast-food chain...

Catherine New

Burger Chain Fattens Up The World | Catherine New | Posted 03.28.2013 | Small Business

NEW YORK -- Hollywood hamburger chain Fatburger has a devoted following for its made-to-order American fare, like hand-battered onion rings and sandwi...

Global Domination: The 10 Top Fast Food Chains Around The World

Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

When traveling outside the U.S., you're likely to see some ancient sites, unfamiliar buildings, exciting cuisine, interesting museums and ... McDonald...

KFC Suffers Huge Loss

AP | Posted 03.11.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Yum Brands Inc. said Monday that its sales in China slid 20 percent in January and February following a food scare over its chicken suppli...

How The Double Down Went Global

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 03.12.2013 | Business

Back in April of 2010, the media was fast to descend on KFC's Double Down following the sandwich's debut in U.S. stores. Gleeful attacks on the bunles...

KFC Parent Makes Big Move After Chicken Scare

Reuters | Posted 04.27.2013 | Business

BEIJING, Feb 25 (Reuters) - Yum Brands Inc said on Monday it will stop using more than 1,000 slaughterhouses in China as it moves to...

Taco Bell Sells Insane Number Of Doritos Locos Tacos

Posted 02.06.2013 | Home

We've known for some time that Taco Bell's Doritos Locos tacos were popular -- they became the most popular item in Taco Bell history back in June. Bu...

KFC's Big Loss

AP | Posted 02.04.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Yum Brands warned Monday that it expects its profit for the year to decline as the parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell continue...

The REAL Taco Bell Super Bowl Commercial

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.29.2013 | Sports

Apparently there's something about tacos that brings out the flasher in us -- no matter how old we are. You'll have to watch Taco Bell's new Super Bow...

KFC Parent Apologizes To Customers

Reuters | Posted 03.12.2013 | Home

* Yum apologises for inspection shortcomings, lack of transparency * Yum gets more than half of total revenue from China ...

KFC China Tries To Regain Reputation After Food Safety Scares

Reuters | Posted 03.11.2013 | Home

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES, Jan 8 (Reuters) - KFC parent Yum Brands Inc said it had stopped using chicken from sup...

'The Runway For (Doritos Locos Tacos) Is Massive'

AP | Posted 12.07.2012 | Home

NEW YORK -- KFC and Pizza Hut may face some challenges amid the economic slowdown in China, but Taco Bell's changing menu in the U.S. is giving Wall S...