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Yum Brands' China division eyes vast stores expansion after spinoff

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 05:50
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The China split will allow Yum's management to attend to the US business, including Pizza Hut which faces an escalating pizza battle with rivals.

Shanghai

YUM! Brands Inc, the US fast-food giant that's spinning off its China unit, plans to add more outlets with the likelihood of tripling its presence to about 22,000 stores in Asia's biggest economy.

Yum China already has 7,300 restaurants in the country - five per million