Yum China and Taco Bell announce the opening of two new Taco Bell restaurants in Shanghai, China

Debuts exclusive dinner menu and table service Unique East meets West design integrates restaurants in local communities Shanghai, China, 2018-Jan-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum China Holdings, Inc. (“Yum China”) (NYSE: YUMC), and Taco Bell Corp., the world’s largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain, today announced the opening of two new restaurants in Shanghai, China. Following […]

Taco Bell expands its drive-thru free restaurants with the first Cantina in Southern California

Opening Highlighted by exclusive Taco Bell Beer, walk-up window, local mural and ocean view IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Dec-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell’s expansion with drive-thru free restaurants is continuing its spread across the US with the first Cantina to open in Southern California. Newport Beach joins Wabash and Cincinnati as Cantina openings in the […]

Taco Bell announces the return of Naked Chicken to its menus nationwide

New Crispy Chicken Quesadilla headlines the return of Naked Chicken Chips and tests of the Bacon Ranch Naked Chicken Chalupa and Chicken & Biscuits IRVINE, Calif., 2017-Oct-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — The people demanded it, so Naked Chicken is back at Taco Bell and its future is bright. Starting today (October 5, 2017), Naked Chicken […]

Taco Bell kicks off countdown toward National Taco Day

Taco Bell celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with season-long activities, including a holiday dinner at the Taco Bell Test Kitchen via OpenTable Irvine, Calif., 2017-Sep-25 — /EPR Retail News/ — For taco fans around the world, now is the most wonderful time of the year. This year Taco Bell is taking National Taco […]

Taco Bell unveils new breakfast offering – the Naked Egg Taco

Taco Bell unveils new breakfast offering – the Naked Egg Taco   Taco shell made of a fried egg, stuffed full of beloved morning flavors reinvents the breakfast taco experience Irvine, Calif., 2017-Aug-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — No stranger to shell innovation, Taco Bell today (August 15, 2017) revealed its latest game-changing breakfast offering […]

Taco Bell to create 100,000 new U.S. jobs over the next five years

Company and franchisees expect to create 3,500 new positions this summer Irvine, Calif., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell’s recent announcement to grow as a system to 8,000 U.S. locations by the end of 2022 means more than just bringing delicious tacos and burritos to new communities; this also will create about 100,000 […]

Taco Bell launches fundraising campaign to help kids with scholarships and programs

Taco Bell launches fundraising campaign to help kids with scholarships and programs   Irvine, Calif., 2017-May-11 — /EPR Retail News/ — From Thursday, May 11th through Thursday, May 25th participating Taco Bell restaurants nationwide are inviting customers to donate $1 to the Taco Bell Foundation to help kids with scholarships and programs. All funds raised […]

Yum! Brands, KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell employees across U.S. to benefit from the company’s expanded parental time-off policy

Louisville, KY, 2017-Feb-28 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM) today (February 27, 2017) announced an expanded parental time-off policy as part of the Company’s ongoing commitment to its people-first culture and investment in its employees. The expanded parental time-off policy offers birth mothers 18 weeks of fully paid time away from work, including […]

Taco Bell adds Wedding Package to the menu at its Cantina Flagship in Las Vegas

Adds Wedding Ceremonies to the Menu and Hosts Contest for First Wedding at Taco Bell Cantina Flagship in Las Vegas Irvine, Calif., 2017-Feb-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wedding bells are ringing Taco Bell-style today, as the company announced it is celebrating love by giving fans the opportunity to get married at its Las Vegas Cantina […]

Taco Bell launches The Naked Chicken Chalupa the first taco shell made entirely of marinated, all-white crispy chicken

Taco Bell launches The Naked Chicken Chalupa the first taco shell made entirely of marinated, all-white crispy chicken   The shell is the chicken. The chicken is the shell. Irvine, Calif., 2017-Jan-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell is coming un-shelled with its latest food innovation, coming in the form of the first taco shell […]

Taco Bell announces its New Year’s commitments to its food, people and restaurants

ANNOUNCES PLANS TO REMOVE XL CUPS, EXTEND ITS CAGE-FREE EGG COMMITMENT, REDUCE SODIUM, EXPAND THE LIVE MÁS SCHOLARSHIP AND MAKE MORE SUSTAINABLE CHOICES Irvine, Calif., 2017-Jan-03 — /EPR Retail News/ — In the spirit of New Year’s, millions of resolutions will be made. Instead of setting unrealistic resolutions that start out with the best of […]

Taco Bell introduces new $1 Double Stacked Tacos

Packed with flavor, Taco Bell’s $1 Double Stacked Tacos arrive just in time for the holidays Irvine, Calif., 2016-Dec-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Twice the flavor is twice as intriguing, and that’s what Taco Bell delivers with its new $1 Double Stacked Tacos, available nationwide on December 22. With both a hard shell and a […]

Taco Bell announces plans for additional 45 restaurants across Spain by 2020

IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Dec-15 — /EPR Retail News/ —Taco Bell continues to accelerate its international growth by expanding further into the Spanish market. Today (December 13, 2016), Taco Bell – the world’s largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain – announced that the brand, in collaboration with its franchisee, Casual Brands Group of Madrid, will begin building an additional […]

Taco Bell opens new location on the Las Vegas Strip; unveils first logo refresh in over 25 years

Unveils Flagship Restaurant in Las Vegas, New Logo, and the Taco Bell Experience of the Future Irvine, Calif., 2016-Nov-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell makes its debut on the Las Vegas Strip today, becoming the brand’s 7,000th restaurant and first flagship destination. Alongside its opening, Taco Bell revealed its first logo refresh in over […]

Taco Bell partners with MLB to give America the tastiest steal during the 2016 World Series

The first player to steal a base during the World Series wins everyone in America free Doritos® Locos Tacos Irvine, Calif., 2016-Oct-22 — /EPR Retail News/ — No matter which team baseball fans are rooting for in this year’s World Series, the one thing everyone can cheer for is free tacos. Taco Bell® is once […]

Yum! Brands to outline development plans for its iconic global brands KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell

Louisville, KY, 2016-Oct-15 — /EPR Retail News/ — Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM) will announce today (October 11, 2016) at its annual investor conference in New York City the Company’s strategic transformation plans to drive growth of its KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell brands following the separation of its China business, currently expected to be completed […]

Taco Bell kicks off PlayStation® VR sweepstakes with virtual reality pop-up experience in New York City

Irvine, Calif., 2016-Sep-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Virtual reality is one of the hottest gifts this holiday season — and Taco Bell knows hot. That’s why Taco Bell is teaming up with Sony Interactive Entertainment to give away PlayStation®VR before it’s available in stores. Beginning September 15, each Taco Bell® Big Box will provide a […]

Taco Bell statement regarding Hepatitis A outbreak on Oahu, Hawaii

IRVINE, Calif, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — On July 1, The Hawaii State Department of Health announced a Hepatitis A outbreak on Oahu. This week, the Department of Health confirmed that an employee of one our franchisees has tested positive for Hepatitis A. Ensuring the health and wellbeing of customers and team members is our […]

Taco Bell unveils and tests four new restaurant designs as part of its expansion plans to open 2,000 new restaurants by 2022

New Restaurants Provide Tailored Concepts that Reflect Diverse Community Experiences Irvine, Calif., 2016-May-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Remember the original Taco Bell mission restaurants, complete with a bell, an outdoor patio and fire pit? That classic architectural design redefined the fast food experience for generations to come. Today, Taco Bell announced a new line […]

Taco Bell brings back Beefy Crunch Burrito and Cheesy Double Beef Burrito on April 21

IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Mar-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — In celebration of Rebecca logging 5,400 miles on the open road to get her favorite Taco Bell burrito. For Brittany, who recognized Taco Bell as senior photo backdrop gold. And in celebration of Tyler, Justin and the countless others who proudly show off their glorious taco tattoos, […]

Taco Bell launches new $1 Morning Value Menu

Not entirely groundbreaking new research coincides with announcement of new, $1 Morning Value Menu at Taco Bell IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Mar-14 — /EPR Retail News/ —  THIS JUST IN: A breakthrough new study conducted on behalf of Taco Bell reveals that consumers actually prefer spending less money than more money, Surprising no one, key highlights of the […]

Get to know Taco Bell’s new creation QUESALUPA

IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — FOOD: DEVELOPMENT Taco Bell completed development of the Quesalupa in 2015 and followed with a 36-restaurant test in Toledo, OH that was pronounced as one of the most successful in the company’s history. INGREDIENTS The Quesalupa is the first shell stuffed with melted pepper jack cheese, and […]

Taco Bell launches the Quesalupa!

Brand debuts its most craveable innovation yet: cheesy awesomeness in a warm Chalupa shell IRVINE, Calif., 2016-Feb-08 — /EPR Retail News/ — Secret’s out. Taco Bell is launching the Quesalupa and it’s #BiggerThan Futbol. “In true ‘Live Mas’ style, over tens of thousands of fans played along by blindly reserving our latest creation, and got […]

Taco Bell® plans to return as a Super Bowl advertiser

Cryptic announcement teases what could be the brand’s biggest launch yet IRVINE, Calif., 2016-1-7 — /EPR Retail News/ — In true Taco Bell® fashion, the brand today announced plans to return as a Super Bowl advertiser with a not-so-helpful press release shared on Ta.co. Leaving much to the imagination of fans, the release withheld details of […]

GED Testing Service partnered with Walmart, KFC, Taco Bell and Southeastern Grocers to create GEDWorks(tm)

Louisville, KY, 2015-11-9 — /EPR Retail News/ — GED Testing Service has partnered with some of the nation’s largest employers and most recognizable brands – including Walmart, KFC, Taco Bell and Southeastern Grocers – to create GEDWorksTM, a comprehensive program free for employees who want to earn their GED credential. The GEDWorks program includes everything […]

Taco Bell, Major League Baseball partner again for the popular “Steal a Base, Steal a Breakfast” promotion

The fan favorite “Steal a Base” promotion returns with “Steal a Base, Steal a Breakfast,” set to reward America with millions of free A.M. Crunchwraps® if a base is stolen during the 2015 World Series IRVINE, Calif., 2015-10-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell® today announced they are once again teaming up with Major League […]

Taco Bell the first QSR to offer menu items certified by the American Vegetarian Association

Expands on Food for All promise with menu certified by the American Vegetarian Association and millions of customizable veggie combinations IRVINE, Calif., 2015-10-1 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell® is now the first QSR to offer menu items certified by the American Vegetarian Association (AVA), the industry’s recognized standard in vegetarian labeling. With more than 6,000 restaurants […]

Taco Bell launches online ordering at ta.co

Taco Bell Launches Online Ordering and Enhanced Digital Experience with ta.co Website IRVINE, Calif., 2015-9-30 — /EPR Retail News/ — As part of its ongoing commitment to use technology to further improve the fast food experience, Taco Bell® today is launching ta.co, the brand’s new virtual flagship restaurant and website that allows consumers to customize, […]

Yum! Brands celebrates its 18th anniversary on October 9th with a Red vs Blue Hunger “Drive-Thru”

Louisville, KY, 2015-9-23 — /EPR Retail News/ — In October 1997, PepsiCo spun off its three restaurant brands – KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell – to form a new company based out of Louisville, KY. 18 years later, Yum! Brands is one of the world’s largest restaurant companies with more than 41,000 restaurants in […]

Taco Bell drops the drive-thru and opens its kitchen as the brand expands into urban markets

Taco Bell Cantina Restaurants to Open in Chicago and San Francisco; New Design Offers Local Feel, Shared Appetizers and Alcohol Options Irvine, Calif., 2015-9-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — Taco Bell is dropping the drive-thru, opening its kitchens and using technology to create a new experience as the brand expands into urban markets. The new design focuses […]