Taco Bell in Britain takes beef off menu

LONDON, March 1 (UPI) -- The three Taco Bell restaurants in Britain have stopped serving beef items because of the horsemeat scandal.

Yum! in takeover of British Pizza Hut

LONDON, July 31 (UPI) -- Yum! Brands Inc. is paying $208 million for the remaining half interest in 541 Pizza Hut restaurants in Britain from Whitbread PLC.

KFC co-branded with Russian name in Moscow

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 4 (UPI) -- Yum! Brands Inc. opened a KFC restaurant Tuesday in Moscow that is its first to be co-branded with a Russian restaurant chain.

Kentucky Derby gets sponsorship

LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- The 132-year-old Kentucky Derby has its first sponsor, the Louisville-based fast-food restaurant giant Yum Brands which owns KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut.

Kmart names new president and CEO

TROY, Mich., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Kmart Holding in Troy Mich., Monday named Aylwin Lewis as its new president and chief executive, effective immediately.

McDonald's, Boston Market to share space

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 22 (UPI) -- McDonald's is preparing to supersize operations, in a Chicago restaurant with McDonald's fare side by side with that of Boston Market, a sister company.