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This 'Parks and Recreation' Star Is the New KFC Colonel

Actor Rob Lowe has got a new starring role: he is playing KFC’s famous Colonel Sanders.

The St. Elmo’s Fire and Parks and Recreation star is the eighth celebrity hired to play the brand’s iconic pitchman. 381 more words


Yum Brands CEO: Robots Will Take Over Fast Food Jobs In Next 10 Years

Working in the fast-food industry can be hard work for little pay, and now employees have to worry about their job security as well. Fast food remains popular, but one prominent CEO predicts that within the next decade, more work in fast food restaurants will be taken over by robots. 224 more words

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Starbucks is opening more than a store a day in China and only plans to get faster there

KFC and McDonald’s have spent the better part of the past year getting out of China. The world’s best-known American coffee chain, however, is only getting bigger there. 457 more words

The Best Restaurant Stocks for Dividend Investors

Restaurant stocks can be great investments for dividend investors. In fact, the average American eats at a restaurant 5.8 times a week (which equals an average of $2,600 annually, per person). 1,205 more words


Fast Food Dominance


During my dabbling in the sciences, I’ve learned three important facts: clowns cannot breathe in space, tamales should only be consumed orally, and nature is full of symbiotic relationships. 594 more words


This 'Titanic' Actor Is the New KFC Colonel

KFC has tapped Billy Zane as the brand’s latest pitchman, naming the “Titantic” actor to the new role of “Georgia Gold Colonel.”

The fast-food restaurant chain says Zane, who most recently appeared in ABC’s “Guilt,” will appear in 30-second TV ads and a digital marketing campaign that is being used to highlight the company’s latest limited time offer, Georgia Gold Honey Mustard BBQ chicken. 550 more words