In 2000, Singapore’s McDonald’s restaurants gave out Hello Kitty dolls adorned in wedding gowns. The promotion was so popular that people went to McDonald’s and bought more hamburgers than they’d intend to eat, discarding the meat to get the toys. Unfortunately, supply of the dolls didn’t quite reach demand, leading to a riot in one franchise. Due to the violence, area McDonald’s did something unheard of for a hamburger vendor — they limited the number of hamburgers that any one customer could purchase at a time.
After McDonald’s reduced the price of fries in Japan, teens would have “Potato Parties” where they would buy upwards of 60 orders of fries.
The Original Ronald McDonald was fired for being overweight.
Only two people at KFC know the secret recipe of 11 herbs & spices and they are not allowed to travel together on the same plane or in the same car for security reasons.
In 2011, two Domino’s Pizza Store Managers were charged with arson after burning down a nearby Papa John’s in north Florida.
The first McDonald’s drive-thru was opened near a military base in Arizona “to serve soldiers who weren’t permitted to get out of their cars while wearing fatigues.”
You literally cannot be more than 115 miles from a McDonald’s in the contiguous USA.
Japanese people traditionally eat KFC for Christmas dinner, thanks to a successful marketing campaign 40 years ago. KFC is so popular that customers must place their Christmas orders 2 months in advance.
There are no KFCs in Tibet in part because the Dalai Lama wrote them a letter explaining how the mass slaughter of chickens violated Tibet’s traditional values.