Fast-food giant Yum Brands tops expectations, led by strength in Taco Bell
In this articleVehicles wait in line at the drive through lane of a Yum! Brands Inc. Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Taco Bell restaurant in Lockport, Illinois. Yum Brands on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped analysts' expectations, fueled by strong same-store sales growth at Taco Bell. Excluding items, the company earned $1.31 cents per share. Read the full Yum Brands earnings report here.cnbc.com
Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office investigating alleged Taco Bell tampering after investigators say rat poison found in customer's food
The investigation is categorized as an attempted homicide, but the case hinges on who put the rat poison in the food, when and where. The restaurant manager says the customer, who got sick after eating his food six hours after receiving it, comes in often and has caused problems before.cbsnews.com
Suspect accused of shooting two men outside Taco Bell; victim who died was caught in ‘line of fire’
A 22-year-old man is facing murder and attempted murder charges after allegedly shooting two men outside of a Taco Bell in North Lauderdale on Christmas Eve, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.sun-sentinel.com
Yum Brands reports mixed results as KFC and Taco Bell's sales rise
Brands Inc. Taco Bell and Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. Yum Brands on Wednesday reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' expectations as the strong U.S. dollar weighed on its results. Revenue came in above expectations, however, with stronger same-store sales at its Taco Bell chain. Excluding Russian profits, lower investment gains and other items, the restaurant company earned $1.09 per share. Net sales rose 2% to $1.64 billion.cnbc.com
Ocasio-Cortez mocks Fox News contributor’s $28 Taco Bell lunch
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Wednesday evening mocked a Fox News contributor after he said high inflation made his lunch at Taco Bell total $28. “You want to know how bad inflation is?” said Scott Martin, who is also the chief investment officer at Kingsview Partners. “Yesterday, yes, I had a nice lunch at Taco…news.yahoo.com
'This ain't India': Man recorded verbally attacking, spitting on Indian man in a California Taco Bell
A Hindu man was verbally attacked in a hate incident by another man at a Taco Bell in Fremont, California. Krishnan Jayaraman was waiting to pick up his order at a Fremont Taco Bell on Grimmer Boulevard when another customer began to verbally attack him on Aug. 21. In an 8-minute video recorded by Jayaraman, the man can be heard spewing anti-Hindu speech.news.yahoo.com
Yum Brands reports mixed results, stronger sales for Taco Bell
A woman walks past a Taco Bell Cantina on July 30, 2020 in New York City. Yum Brands on Wednesday reported mixed quarterly results, but said Taco Bell had stronger sales. Shares of the company rose nearly 2% in premarket trading. Excluding items, the restaurant company earned $1.05 per share. Net sales rose 2% to $1.64 billion.cnbc.com
Taco Bell parent Yum Brands misses earnings estimates as higher costs weigh on profits
Customers wearing Taco Bell foam taco hats exit the company's restaurant, a unit of Yum! Yum Brands on Wednesday reported mixed results for its fourth quarter as higher costs weighed on profits, leading to an earnings miss. Shares of the company rose less than 1% in premarket trading. Excluding items, the company earned $1.02 per share, falling short of the $1.09 per share expected by analysts surveyed by Refinitiv. Net sales rose 8% to $1.89 billion, topping expectations of $1.88 billion.cnbc.com
Saturday Sessions: Kat Edmonson performs "Let It Snow"
On a special Christmas day “Saturday Session,” Kat Edmonson makes her return. Born and raised in Houston, she headed to Austin to pursue her music career. Her self-released first album zoomed into the top 20 on Billboard's Jazz chart. Then her last album debuted at number one. She's now out with a special Yuletide collection. From her new album "Holiday Swingin: A Kat Edmonson Christmas,'" Kat Edmonson performs "Let It Snow."news.yahoo.com
Running Out: Can Fast Food Favorites Beat Supply Shortages?
These supply chain disruptions are industry-wide, and Starbucks is not immune.”Share of U.S. retail supply chain executives willing to increase investments. This is due to a spike in demand for products with a long shelf life in addition to supply chain shortages. Technology research firm Gartner in May announced its annual list of “Supply Chain Top 25.”“The top performers offer valuable lessons in supply chain excellence,” Gartner said. Some supply chain disruptions will take longer to fixEven after pandemic-related squeezes on the supply chain ease, there will still be problems that will take longer to address. Edited by Judith Isacoff and Bryan WilkesThe post Running Out: Can Fast Food Favorites Beat Supply Shortages?thewestsidegazette.com
Tacos via text? There’s a new way to place your order
Soon placing a fast food order will be, well, faster. KFC, Taco Bell, Habit Burger and Pizza Hut will soon allow customers to place their fast food orders via text. YUM Brands Inc., the parent company of the national fast food chains, is in the process of acquiring an Israeli company that would facilitate fast food orders via text. There are even plans in the works for customers to be able to place orders through their social media messaging accounts like Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp. Tiktuk Technologies Ltd. was founded in 2016 to facilitate fast food orders via text.
Taco Bell Cantina serves up more than gorditas at Fort Lauderdale’s Beach Place
You pull up Taco Bell, order your favorite value meal(can never go wrong with the cheesy gordita crunch), scarf it down on the way home, and go to bed happy. That is what Taco Bell is doing at their new Taco Bell Cantina at Fort Fort Lauderdale’s Beach Place. It’s the first state-of-the-art Taco Bell party place in South Florida. The food menu is the same, but the drink menu is what makes this Taco Bell stand out. Taco Bell Cantina is open until 2 a.m.
Taco Bell to offer jobs with $100,000 salary
LOUISVILLE – Think a job at a fast-food restaurant means low pay? Think again... and then make a run to Taco Bell. The popular fast-food chain is set to offer store managers at some stores a competitive $100,000 salary to help attract and keep workers. Brands, which owns Taco Bell, will begin to offer the competitive salaries, as well as beginning new roles for employees who want leadership experience, but don’t want to be managers. Labor inflation is forcing companies to find new ways to attract employees and keep them happy.
Taco Bell wants you to spice up your Thanksgiving
Thanks to Taco Bell, these painfully generic holiday dishes will plague American families no longer. Instead, the food chain wants you to serve blended Taco Bell Rolled Chicken Tacos at your traditional holiday dinner. Taco Bell headquarters hosts an annual Friendsgiving dinner for its employees, where every dish features an innovative Taco Bell spin. Taco Bell has taken your mother's beloved bisque recipe and turned it into its Rolled Chicken Tacos Bisque. Obviously, you will need to hit up Taco Bell for its Rolled Chicken Taco party pack featuring six Rolled Chicken Tacos and six Crunchy Tacos.
Get FREE tacos at Taco Bell on Wednesday
Elijah Nouvelage/Getty ImagesMIAMI - Despite another miserable season, Miami Marlins fans can still reap the rewards of World Series heroics with a free taco on Wednesday. Taco Bell will be handing out free Doritos Locos tacos after a player in the Fall Classic "won" the fast-food restaurant's Steal a Base, Steal a Taco promotion. Nationals shortstop Trea Turner accomplished the feat on Oct. 30, and thanks to him fans of any team and any sport can walk into a Taco Bell between 2 and 6 p.m. on Wednesday for the free taco. Almost makes you want to cheer for the Nationals. Copyright 2019 by WPLG Local10.com - All rights reserved.
Suspect arrested after woman set on fire inside Florida Taco Ball
Authorities in Florida say a woman poured gasoline on another woman and set her on fire inside a Taco Bell restaurant. News outlets report 32-year-old Mia Williams was arrested Thursday and charged with premeditated homicide, aggravated assault on an officer and resisting arrest with violence. Police records say the attack occurred Wednesday night in Tallahassee. Police are trying to determine if Williams, who they said identifies as a black woman, is connected to several other fires that occurred hours later near the Taco Bell, including a church that was completely destroyed. Tallahassee police Officer Damon Miller says authorities are still investigating the fires.
Taco Bell recalls seasoned ground beef due to metal shavings
In a news release, the USDA reports some Taco Bell ground beef may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal shavings. IRVINE, Calif. - About 2 million pounds of seasoned beef used in Taco Bell burritos and tacos have been removed from restaurant locations across the country. By Monday, 100% of the product had been removed from all restaurants across 21 states, a Taco bell news release said. The beef products were produced from September 20 to October 4, the USDA said. The recall comes a few months after Taco Bell announced it was experiencing supplier shortages of tortillas and was "working diligently to replenish the supply."
Some Taco Bell restaurants face tortilla shortages
Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images(CNN) - Taco Bell has a tortilla problem. Taco Bell, which has about 7,000 locations in the United States, did not share how many restaurants are dealing with shortages. "We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause," Taco Bell added in a statement. Taco Bell encouraged customers to order menu items that aren't made with tortillas, like the Power Menu Bowl or Cheesy Gordita Crunch. Last year, KFC which, like Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, is owned by Yum!
Pop-Up Taco Bell hotel sells out in 2 minutes
Taco Bell is opening a hotel sort of to give it an edge over other fast food chains. PALM SPRINGS, California (CNN) - Taco Bell's latest marketing venture, a pop-up hotel, opened at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday. The resort has been called "The Bell: A Taco Bell Hotel and Resort." Or, as Taco Bell executive Jennifer Arnoldt said in a statement: "We're excited to give a peek into Taco Bell's first hotel that is truly Taco Bell luxury at a value as we evolve how fans can celebrate with the brand this summer and beyond." Guests will wake up to a room service breakfast and dine on a variety of tacos, burritos, and other cheesy items throughout the day -- catered by Taco Bell, of course.