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U.S. Stocks, Retail Sales, and Bank Earnings—5 Things to Know for the Week Ahead

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As we head into a new week, U.S. stocks will look to build on last week’s healthy gains as a major rebound in hiring data from June helped send markets surging. 719 more words

Features

Yum gets greedy

Sale of Yum China Stake Said to Be Delayed Potential bidders held off submitting their bids and missed a deadline after Yum Brands sought to impose new terms on the investments, Bloomberg reports, citing people with knowledge of the matter.

Temasek is interested.

China

KFC's Latest Menu Item Will Charge Your Phone

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KFC has improved on its 5-in-1 Meal Box in India with a new feature that lets you charge your phone while you eat. 269 more words

Tech

Pizza Hut Unveils Big Changes to Chain's Ingredient List

Pizza Hut is promising to make some big changes to the restaurant chain’s basket of ingredients, including the removal of preservatives from cheeses used for its pizzas and stripping out two key preservatives from meats on the menu. 542 more words

Retail

Pizza Hut's High Altitude Delivery Sets Guinness World Record

Pizza Hut is a restaurant chain that isn’t afraid of some extreme delivery requests. It was the first brand to deliver a pizza to the White House and even sent a pizza to the International Space Station. 317 more words

Pubdesk

KFC in Shanghai now staffed by robots


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Colonel Sanders is assembling a robot army. At a high-tech new KFC store in Shanghai, customers can order their fried chicken and mashed potatoes via voice-activated robot…

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Culture