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KFC Apologizes For Running Out Of Chicken: "It's Not Ideal"

KFC Apologizes For Running Out Of Chicken:

Earlier this week, Kentucky Fried Chicken had to close nearly half of its 900 stores in Britain due to a shortage of ... chicken.

Chicken lovers beware, as a number of KFC stores across Ireland and United Kingdom have been forced to either close of curtail trading hours due to a shortage of chickens. It's not ideal. Huge apologies to our customers, especially those who travelled out of their way to find we were closed. More than half of its 900 British restaurants had to close as a result.

KFC took out full-page newspaper ads on Friday to apologize for its restaurant closures
KFC took out full-page newspaper ads on Friday to apologize for its restaurant closures

The KFC ad was headlined "We're sorry", while acknowledging the chain's freakish plight.

"We wanted to say sorry to our customers and thank our team members and franchise partners for all their hard work reopening our restaurants", the spokesperson said. A lot of the stores that are open have limited offerings and shortened hours and hungry chicken lovers are disappointed.

MS Dhoni is not impressed with Manish Pandey's running between the wickets
Put in to bat after South African captain JP Duminy won the toss, India lost Rohit Sharma for a first ball duck. For perhaps the first time today in this tour, it was India's middle order that outshined the top order.

KFC, which is owned by Taco Bell and Pizza Hut parent Yum!

The company apologized to customers, blaming "teething problems" with its new delivery partner, DHL. The chicken shortage came after KFC switched suppliers to DHL.

No, Ed Sheeran is not married. . . yet
The rumors started last week when the "Shape Of You" singer was spotted wearing the ring at a London performance. When Sheeran was first seen wearing the ring earlier in the week, fans wondered if he had secretly Wednesday .

This article has been updated to include comment from a KFC spokesperson.

The UK is KFC's largest market in Europe, and one of its top five globally.

Lloyd's of London, other United Kingdom insurers reveal gender pay differences
Barclays group service, which includes operations and technology, had a salary gap of almost 30% and a bonus pay gap of 24%. Average hourly pay for women at Tenet was more than a quarter (28%) lower than men.

In a statement KFC said, "Deliveries are winging their way around the country right now". The company said Monday that it would pay its staff as normal, and it was encouraging franchisees to do the same.


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