Yum! Brands adds restaurants, posts positive earnings in first q - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Yum! Brands adds restaurants, posts positive earnings in first quarter

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Yum! Brands is adding restaurants and posting positive first-quarter earnings.

According to a report from the company, worldwide system sales grew by four percent. Sales also increased in its KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell divisions.

Greg Creed, the company's CEO, says he's expecting the earnings per share to grow by 10 percent this year.

Yum! Brands is now planning to open at least 700 new restaurants in China.

Officials say the company is on pace to set a new record in international development.

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