Pizza Hut

Quick service brands enhance nutritional profile of favorite foods like pizza.
April 2014

Industry experts, nutritionists, and menu developers share ideas on how the industry can make classic fast-food dishes healthier.

Pizza chains improve menu quality to compete with upstart fast casual brands.
April 2014

Traditional pizza concept takes a page from fast casual’s playbook.

The early rounds of the 2013 college basketball tournament are in the books, and while not all of the No. 1 seeds are advancing, Pizza Hut is still giving back to its fans with a deal. Now through April 6, 2013, Pizza Hut customers can enjoy the Hut Lovers Deal: any large two-topping pizza for...

Pizza Hut, the largest pizza chain in the country, is offering basketball fans who sign up for the company’s Hut Lovers program a slam dunk of a deal if all four No. 1 seeds advance to the semifinals of the highly-anticipated men’s college basketball tournament in Atlanta April 6-8,...

As social media has permanently changed companies’ communication and marketing practices, it has become increasingly important for brands to hire a social media guru who can manage multiple social media platforms in a professional, yet engaging way.

And that’s exactly who...

Dale Holden, senior vice president of Unified Foodservice Purchasing Co-op (UFPC), announced that UFPC Contractor Connection, a value-added services program for restaurant owners since 2009, will be renamed UFPC Facilities Connection.

UFPC Contractor Connection, a construction products...

According to arecent survey of restaurant customers in the United States, when it comes to identifying what drives loyalty for restaurants, the most commonly cited factors in determining which pizza-takeout restaurant is patronized most often are good value (53 percent), convenient locations (44...

When it comes to Valentine’s Day shopping, procrastination is the rule, not the exception. On Cupid’s highest day many couples forget to purchase gifts symbolizing their love and affection and end up bringing home a stale box of chocolates or the last picked-over card on the shelf....

Last week, Pizza Hut announced that after "Hut" was heard on the gridiron during the Big Game in the Big Easy, it would conduct a massive giveaway of its next big pizza innovation. The drama ended early as TV viewers clearly heard the famous "Hut" during the second set of...

Four million pizzas. More than 1.2 billion wings. A whopping 325.5 million gallons of beer. These are just a few of the staggering statistics predicted for U.S. consumption this Super Bowl Sunday.

And quick serves—especially wings and pizza joints, which carry two Super Bowl must-...

From peewee signal callers to Hall of Fame QBs, great plays always begin with "Hut." Now, fans can have their Hut heard on game day. The Big Game day, in fact.

Brentwood Associates, a leading consumer-focused private equity investment firm, announced it has completed the sale of Pacific Island Restaurants Inc. (PIR), to Nimes Capital LLC. PIR is the sole franchisee of Pizza Hut and Taco Bell throughout Hawaii, Guam, and Saipan. Terms of the...

New Yorkers saw 200 workers on strike this week at the city’s largest fast food chains, as employees at dozens of McDonald's, Burger Kings, and Taco Bells held a one day strike to call for higher wages to support their families and the right to form a union without interference.

Now that football teams across the country are facing off in the NFL’s 2012 season, which kicked off last week, many quick serves are beginning a gridiron contest of their own.

Marketing and advertising efforts designed around the NFL are an increasingly hot commodity in the...

Yum! Brands Asian markets continue to surge, fueled by red-hot growth, said CEO David C. Novak during the company’s second-quarter earnings call on July 19th. Taco Bell, with a 13 percent increase in same-store sales, continues to be the most profitable brand for the company’s U...

When it comes to familiarity, product quality, and intent to purchase, consumers rank Subway higher than any other quick-service brand, according to a new study.

Dairy Queen, Wendy’s, Five Guys, and Chick-fil-A round out the top five of the Harris Poll EquiTrend Study, which...

May 2012

The photos are the first thing people notice when they walk into David Novak’s office.

Hundreds of pictures cover the walls and even the ceiling. They show Novak, Yum! Brands Inc.’s chairman and CEO, with smiling restaurant managers, office staffers, and other employees...

Pizza Hut has announced the return of the Cheesy Bites Pizza. Adorned by 28 pullable, dippable, poppable cheese-filled morsels around the crust, the Cheesy Bites Pizza combines taste perfection with a little "food fun," making...

Brandstand Group announced today that Philip Friedman, former CEO and president of McAlister’s Deli and current CEO of Salsarita's Fresh Cantina, has been named chairman of the board of directors at Brandstand Group, a premier restaurant brand marketing and communication...

April 2012

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The stage is set for superstar quarterback Tim Tebow to deliver one of his clutch performances that will benefit young readers across the country.

Tim has partnered with BOOK IT!, the reading incentive program sponsored by Pizza Hut, to host...

With more than half of Yum! Brands' profits now derived from stores in 73 emerging countries outside the U.S., Yum CEO David Novak said the company sees global growth as one of its biggest opportunities in 2012.

Novak said that China in particular is “the best restaurant growth...