KFC’s Extra Crispy Chicken promotion helped drive the chain’s U.S. same-store sales 6 percent higher in the third quarter, despite a summer slump in the quick-service segment, parent company Yum! Brands Inc. said Thursday.
The performance was KFC’s ninth consecutive quarter of same-store sales growth, continuing the brand’s comeback from years of weakness that resulted in losing its position as the country’s biggest chicken chain to Chick-fil-A.
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