LOS ANGELES, Oct 7- Yum Brands Inc's disappointing results from restaurants in China including KFC and Pizza Hut add pressure on Chief Executive Greg Creed to make swift changes to the business that is its main driver of sales and profit, analysts said on Wednesday. Yum shares sank as much as 19.3 percent on Wednesday, a day after the company shocked investors by...» Read More
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