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Yum! Brands, Inc., a Fortune 300 company, operates KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Long John Silvers and A&W restaurants worldwide. Based in Louisville, Kentucky, Yum! Brands is the world’s largest quick-serve restaurant company in terms of system units — more than 30,000 restaurants around the world in more than 100 countries and territories. Yum! Brands’ five brands, KFC, Pizza Hut,Taco Bell, Long John Silvers and A&W, are global leaders of their respective restaurant categories. Yum! Brands' global system sales totaled more than $22 billion in the year 2001.

Yum! Brands' Five Growth Drivers
The company's strategy is focused around key areas of strength and opportunity, built on Yum! Brands' foundation as the franchisor of its brands: KFC, Pizza Hut,Taco Bell, Long John Silvers and A&W worldwide. Five long-term growth drivers of our business that Yum! Brands believes are important to measure the company's growth and progress as a unique restaurant company . . .

  1. International Expansion
        2. Portfolio of Three Leading U.S. Brands
              3. Multibranded Expansion
                    4. Global Franchise Fees
                          5. Strong Cash Generation and Returns

Important Measures
International system-sales growth (local currency)
Number of new international restaurant openings
Net international unit growth
Net U.S. unit growth
U.S. system-sales growth
U.S. blended same-store sales
Number of multibranded restaurant locations
Number of multibranded units added
Growth in franchise fees
New restaurant openings by franchisees
Cash generated by the business
Cash generated after capital spending
Operating margin
Return on invested capital