Yum increases monitoring of poultry in China, Reuters reports Yum Brands (YUM) will step up its monitoring of suppliers and improve testing of poultry as it looks to reverse a steep drop in business at its KFC restaurants in China after a chicken safety scare, reports Reuters.Reference Link
Yum! Brands authorizes up to $1B in share repurchases Yum! Brands board authorized the company to repurchase up to $1B in additional shares of common stock. The $1B in additional share repurchases of the company’s outstanding common stock is authorized through May 31, 2016.