Pedestrians wear protective masks in Shanghai on Wednesday. Yum China’s same-store sales grew 3 per cent year on year in 2019, driven by KFC. Photo: BloombergPedestrians wear protective masks in Shanghai on Wednesday. Yum China’s same-store sales grew 3 per cent year on year in 2019, driven by KFC. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians wear protective masks in Shanghai on Wednesday. Yum China’s same-store sales grew 3 per cent year on year in 2019, driven by KFC. Photo: Bloomberg

KFC, Pizza Hut operator Yum China says coronavirus has forced it to shut a third of its 9,200 stores in mainland China

  • Shanghai-based company says 2020 sales and profit will be hit by outbreak
  • Its total revenue for 2019 rose 4 per cent year on year to US$8.78 billion

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Pedestrians wear protective masks in Shanghai on Wednesday. Yum China’s same-store sales grew 3 per cent year on year in 2019, driven by KFC. Photo: BloombergPedestrians wear protective masks in Shanghai on Wednesday. Yum China’s same-store sales grew 3 per cent year on year in 2019, driven by KFC. Photo: Bloomberg
Pedestrians wear protective masks in Shanghai on Wednesday. Yum China’s same-store sales grew 3 per cent year on year in 2019, driven by KFC. Photo: Bloomberg
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