(Continued from page 1) Taco Bell also plans to add another 2,000 units to the nearly 6,000-unit chain, moving into more rural and suburban areas. “We think we can finally crack urban areas,” Creed said. Roughly 100,000 new employees will also be hired, he added. Some of that new growth will be corporate, but about 85 percent will be franchised, he said. “With margins of 18 percent, that’s really exciting for franchisees who want to be a part of that ...

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