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50 years of marketing at KFC

Nation’s Restaurant News commemorates its 50th anniversary this year with special retrospective features. Join the celebration on social media with the hashtag #NRN50Years.

Decades of restaurant marketing can mean changes big and small. 

Nation's Restaurant News, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, is looking back at how brands have tackled various aspects of the restaurant business. KFC provides rich fodder for looking at marketing timelines.

With the reintroduction over the past year of its iconic Colonel, based on founder Harland Sanders, KFC has returned to its original messaging. The division of Louisville, Ky.-base

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