FCK this, says KFC

KFC has wittily transposed its name to FCK and taken a full-page press ad in The Sun, with help from agency Mother.

Who knows what’s going on behind the scenes at KFC, but in public they are maintaining a light-hearted, “mea culpa” approach to the chicken supply problem.

The relaxed tone may not wash so well with franchisees and zero-hours employees who are personally losing a lot of money over this fiasco, but it seems to have maintained public affection for the brand, for which we have to give KFC credit.

There’s also now a website where you can check whether your local KFC is open, which is a nice touch.

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  1. “In market trading today, shares in ‘moistened towelette’ makers crashed
    When asked for comment, KFC washed its hands of the whole affair.”

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