As early as 1987, KFC entered the Chinese market and rapidly expanded. As of December 2021, KFC in China holds over 8,100 outlets across 1,600 cities. To attract Chinese consumers and cater to the Chinese taste, Kentucky Fried Chicken has glocalized its menus in China- offering not only its signature fried chicken, but traditional Chinese […]
Discover our new China quiz on American culture in China! Learn how strong American brands and licences can be on the Chinese market.
During the 1990s, Chinese consumers flocked to Western fast-food chains, drawn to them by their features, such as clean bathrooms and air-conditioning —at that time a novelty in China. But since then, fast-food restaurants like McDonald’s and KFC have struggled against increasing competition from a boom in Chinese fast-food restaurant chains and a shift toward […]