Yum to sell Long John Silver's, A&W

Company to focus more on KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands

Yum! Brands Inc. said Tuesday it planned to sell Long John Silver’s and A&W All-American Food in order to focus on its three larger quick-service brands.

Yum said selling the two brands, which collectively account for 1,630 franchised units, would allow it to put more attention on improving its domestic system under the three remaining brands — KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell — as well as continuing to expand abroad.

Chief executive David Novak said

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