PIZZA HUT AND TACO BELL LOOK TO IMPROVE THEIR SALES GROWTH
"Pizza Hut and Taco Bell are looking for ways to bolster their sales in the second half of the year after intense competition this spring eroded their results in the second quarter, parent company Yum Brands said on Aug. 2.
Same-store sales were flat at Pizza Hut in the U.S., and down 1% internationally. At Taco Bell, which has locations mostly in the U.S., same-store sales rose 2%. Same-store sales rose 2% at KFC, including 1% in the U.S.
The results contributed to Yum's overall worldwide same-store sales growth of 1%, which disappointed investors."
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