The Taco Bell, Pizza Hut and KFC parent will accelerate growth in China despite a third-quarter traffic slowdown
Officials for Yum! Brands Inc. remained upbeat about the quick-service giant’s near- and long-term prospects for profit and new-unit expansion even as it had to manage through significant headwinds during the Sept. 8-ended third quarter. Traffic slowed in China and a calendar shift cut into sales in the company’s emerging markets, but new-unit growth will accelerate in China and other regions as Yum remains confident in its business models and track record of profitability, ...
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