Founded •Sanders Court & Cafe:1930 in North Corbin,
•First franchise:1952 in Salt Lake City, Utah
Founder Harland Sanders
Headquarters 1441 Gardiner Lane, Louisville, Kentucky, United
States (Operational Headquarters)
Number of locations 18,875 (2013)
KFC abbreviated as Kentucky Fried Chicken is a fast food restaurant chain that specializes
in fried chicken and is headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, in the United States.
It is the world's second largest restaurant chain (as measured by sales) after McDonald's, with
18,875 outlets in 118 countries and territories as of December 2013.
The company is a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, a restaurant company that also owns the Pizza
Hut and Taco Bell chains.
“To be the leader in western style quick service restaurants through friendly service, good
quality food and clean atmosphere ”
KFC in India
KFC opened its first Indian outlet, a two-storey outlet in Bangalore in June 1995.
In December 2013, there were 361 KFC outlets in India.
As well as the standard KFC offerings, the chain sells a chickpea burger, a paneer burger, hot
wings with chilli lemon sprinkles and other country-specific products.
KFC began to expand outside of Bangalore in 2004,with a localized menu that was the most
extensive meat-free menu across the chain's worldwide operations. It introduced a vegetarian
menu that included rice meals, wraps and side dishes like McDonald's.
In 2014, KFC launched the "So Veg, So Good" menu as part of an India-specific promotional
strategy focused on enhancing their vegetarian range.
Potato Krisper Burger
Veg Rockin' Burger and
Veg Rice Bowl
KFC has always been known worldwide for having “finger-lickin’ good” chicken fillets and burgers but
lately it has been giving in to India’s fondness for vegetarianism. Similar to MacDonald’s, KFC has
placed vegetarian items on its menu to cater to customers.
The company has not only introduced new products under its veg range, it has also tweaked its global
tagline "So good" to "So veg, so good" to show its commitment towards the category
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KFC provides different kinds of desserts so as to compete with its competitors and to attract all
kinds of customers through providing different products apart from its core products.
Brownie Sundae - a delicious hot brownie, topped with vanilla ice- cream and chocolate sauce!
2 Soft Serves
Kream Ball™ Strawberry - A fabulous dessert that looks good and tastes even better. Kream
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Kream Ball™ Chocolate
Kream Ball™ Mango
CHICKEN TWISTER VEG TWISTER
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mayo. Savour the warm, toasty tortilla. Relish
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Crispy Veggies covered in a creamy sauce and
crunchy onions, wrapped in a warm toasted
SEGMENTATION KFC MENU IN INDIAKFC MENU OUTSIDE INDIA
Metro & Tier II cities
1. Age: Customers
from all age group
2.Gender : Both
Males & Females
People who have a
busy life style and
are influenced by
4. Income group: A,
B and C income
SEGMENTATION1. Social class- Upper and Middle class.
2. Lifestyle is not specific.
3. Personality .
PLACEMENT OF OUTLETS
• KFC placed itself close to schools, colleges,
cinemas as a result KFC enjoys a large
number of footfalls everyday.
• In addition, they have outlets close to
Competes on several basis includes product, cost, franchising.
Secret recipe of 11 herbs & spices.
Hire professionals for product development.
100% pure pieces of chicken
Trained cooks prepare it fresh throughout the day at every restaurant.
Use of sunflower oil.
Successful salt reduction programme
Provide quality assurance.
Positioning of KFC
USP of KFC is life tastes better with KFC.
Unique taste of product.
It isn’t only fried chicken but also self service & customer satisfaction.
Designed for various groups of customers .
New menu is focusing on taste & health.
Store Design at KFC
What they look at…??
Store Front Entrances , Display window ,
Visibility , Adjoining stores
Flooring , Lightning , Personal , Cleanliness ,
Wall , Washroom ,Aisles ,Temperature ,
Sitting areas , Music
Red Colored walls- The most pulling color to attract customers.
Dim lightning environment- To make the inner environment calm.
They focus on large counters- To avoid long queues
Visual Entry - To have clear view of outside
Use of Couches- To give the feel of “At Home” to customers
Hanging Lamps- Presenting themselves in more refined way e.g.- low-energy LED bulbs
Special care to maintain perfect ambience and noise free environment.
Often their location is decided based on local information from where maximum sales can be
Many a times co located with other QSR.
Kentucky Fried Chicken was experiencing lagging sales and realized the need to reinvent itself.
To give customers an informal and stylish setting, featuring butcher's block and timber plank
kitchen tables, low-hanging copper light fixtures loose furniture.
KFC's first ever semi open-plan kitchen will also enable diners to see their food being hand-
In order to focus large chunk of customers they usually do – TVC’s Advertising.
ADVERTISING-The logo of the smiling Colonel is probably one of the most recognized faces in the
However , they also do- Coupons, Discounts and Bundled packages.
Using coupons that one can acquire after spending a particular amount over a period of fixed time,
customers can enjoy the benefits of free meals or free add-ons.
Also they communicate via- facebook (official page) & Twitter so as to tell customers about their
They keep announcing about their new product on regular basis
They have partnered with freecharge.in for promotion.
Customer Service Management
For maintaining effective customer relationship , KFC has employed layers of staff from-
They have to provide high quality chicken to their customers.
They also maintain temperature and appearance of product they offer.
They also provide consistency and speed in their operations.
They hire professional interviewing service to survey customers.
They receive complaints via complaint cards available at each KFC outlet.
A KFC representative responds to each complaint vis call or letter or email.
They also hire consulting firm to evaluate various beneficial and loss causing attributes.
They usually reach up & pull things down that are needed to fill customer order.
A KFC Gift Card is a fresh new way to say happy birthday, congratulations or even thanks for a great
You can check your card balance online .
The card, which works on a points system, allows users to accumulate points and redeem freebies
at KFC stores and thorough its interactive sit
On various occasions they come up with different types of offers like Combo pack, exclusive deals,
more meal per meal, extra per order etc.
Projection is made for all days of the week based on previous weeks.
Average of previous six Mondays to forecast coming Mondays demand.
Highly perishable items are supplied everyday, frozen goods and beverages are replenished
once a week.
Raw materials are supplied to each store in temperature controlled trucks.
Specifications check on arrival – accept/reject.
Rejected goods are mentioned in invoice.
Rejected raw material is replaced within 48 hours.
Stored at particular required temperatures at store.
Maintenance committee takes care of inventory at each store.
Items are kept in numbered rows (a1,a2,a3).
Wastage – 1.5-2% of total sales due to loss in transportation and handling, storage, cooking
Farm to fork period is 9 days.