YUM! Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates quick service restaurants in the United States and internationally. Segments As of December 28, 2013, the company consisted of six segments: YUM Restaurants China (China or China Division), YUM Restaurants International (YRI or International Division), Taco Bell U.S., KFC U.S., Pizza Hut U.S. and YUM Restaurants India (India or India Division). The China Division includes mainland China, and the India Division includes India, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Nepal and Sri Lanka. YRI includes the remainder of international operations. Restaurant Concepts Most restaurants in each Concept offer consumers the ability to dine in and/or carry out food. In addition, Taco Bell and KFC offer a drive-thru option in many stores. Pizza Hut offers a drive-thru option on limited basis. Pizza Hut and KFC offer delivery service. KFC KFC operates in 118 countries and territories throughout the world. As December 28, 2013, KFC had 4,563 units in China, 9,460 units in YRI, 4,491 units in the U.S. and 361 units in India. KFC restaurants offer fried and non-fried chicken products, such as sandwiches, chicken strips, chicken-on-the-bone and other chicken products marketed under a variety of names. KFC restaurants also offer a variety of entrees and side items suited to local preferences and tastes. Pizza Hut Pizza Hut is a restaurant chain specializing in the sale of ready-to-eat pizza products. Pizza Hut operates in 91 countries and territories throughout the world. As December 28, 2013, Pizza Hut had 1,264 units in China, 5,490 units in YRI, 7,846 units in the U.S. and 367 units in India. Pizza Hut operates in the delivery, carryout and casual dining segments worldwide. Pizza Hut features a variety of pizzas which are marketed under varying names. Each of these pizzas is offered with a variety of different toppings suited to local preferences and tastes. Many Pizza Huts also offer pasta and chicken wings, including approximately 4,800 stores offering wings under the brand WingStreet, primarily in the U.S. Outside the U.S., Pizza Hut casual dining restaurants offer a variety of core menu products other than pizza, which are typically suited to local preferences and tastes. Taco Bell Taco Bell operates in 21 countries and territories worldwide. As of December 28, 2013, there were 5,769 Taco Bell units in the U.S., 279 units in YRI and 5 units in India. Taco Bell specializes in Mexican-style food products, including various types of tacos, burritos, quesadillas, salads, nachos and other related items. Restaurant Operations The company develops, operates, franchises, and licenses a worldwide system of both traditional and non-traditional QSR restaurants. Traditional units feature dine-in, carryout and, in some instances, drive-thru or delivery services. Trademarks and Patents The company’s registered trademarks and service marks include Kentucky Fried Chicken, KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell. Research and Development (R&D) The company operates R&D facilities in Shanghai, China (China Division); Plano, Texas (Pizza Hut U.S. and YRI); Irvine, California (Taco Bell); Louisville, Kentucky (KFC U.S.) and other locations outside the U.S. The company expensed $31 million in 2013 for R&D activities. Government Regulation The company and each Concept, as applicable, continue to monitor their facilities for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act to conform to its requirements. History YUM! Brands, Inc. was founded in 1997. It was incorporated under the laws of the state of North Carolina in 1997.
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