With Trouble in China, Colonel Sanders Sets His Sights on India

A newly opened KFC restaurant in Calangute, Goa, India Photograph by Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

As it expanded internationally over the last two decades, Yum! Brands has been hyper-focused on China. The fast-food company now has more than 6,000 locations in a country of 1.35 billion people. India and its 1.24 billion consumers, meanwhile, have just 613 stores.

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