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Colonel Sanders is back in KFC's new 'Fryerside Chats'

The polarizing return of Colonel Sanders continues in KFC’s new series of ads that will offer brief public addresses on current events.

Called “Fryerside Chats” – a tongue-in-cheek reference to the “fireside chats” evening radio addresses given by President Franklin D.Roosevelt in the mid-1930s – “Last Comic Standing” judge and “Saturday Night Live” alum Norm MacDonald reprises his role as the fast-food chain’s founder in a new series of… 128 more words

Franchises

KFC Has Another New Colonel

KFC has entered the next phase in their resurrection of their brand icon and founder Colonel Sanders by replacing him with a newer colonel.

In a new series of commercials for the fast-food chain, “Last Comic Standing” judge and “Saturday Night Live” alum Norm Macdonald takes his turn in donning the white mustache and jacket, replacing the previous version played by Darrell Hammond, the company said in a… 143 more words

Starbucks Has a Plan For Evenings: Wine, Beer, and Small Plates

Starbucks is a beverage giant mostly known for selling that morning cup of coffee. The chain has spent years working on a plan to give customers a reason to visit at night, too. 248 more words

Starbucks has a plan for evenings: wine, beer, and small plates

Starbucks is a beverage giant mostly known for selling that morning cup of coffee. The chain has spent years working on a plan to give customers a reason to visit at night, too. 254 more words

Leadership

Alcohol-Serving Taco Bell Will Abide By Hour Restrictions, Staff Security Guards

Don’t even think about getting a bit unruly at the soon-to-open boozy Taco Bell, because you’ll be under the watchful eye of a security guard. 361 more words

The US Taco Bell that's selling alcohol will also feature a bouncer at the door

Earlier this summer, Taco Bell announced that it was testing out a hip new restaurant design, complete with energy efficient LED lighting, reclaimed brick walls, prismatic glass—and, best of all for late-night Doritos Locos lovers, booze. 156 more words

Trade Log: YUM

Yum appears to be settling into a range after earnings. Implied volatility is still decent which means it is still a good time to sell options. 94 more words

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