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.

As sports fans across America prepare their picks for the 2011 men’s college basketball tournament, Pizza Hut and hungry pizza lovers are rooting for the upset of a lifetime—a No. 16 seed defeating a No. 1 seed in the second round. If history is made this year, Pizza Hut is prepared...

March 2011

What’s happened to pizza’s major players?

In 2000, the QSR 50 Report, this magazine’s annual ranking of the nation’s top quick-service brands, showed a robust American appetite for pizza, a category trailing only burger joints in representation. With pizza chains...

March 2011

Marketing executives have known for years that using hard-at-work, nice-looking, real employees in a TV spot can symbolize a brand’s corporate commitment to quality and service. But any marketer getting ready to take this idea to his ad people should first take some time to consider that...

March 2011

After an abundance of successful business ventures, David Lobel founded Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that specializes in buying and building middle-market companies in the U.S. and Canada. Along with other prosperous investments, Lobel and senior partner and cofounder John...

Back in mid-2002, optimism reigned at Tricon Global Restaurants, the predecessor to Yum! Brands.    

The Louisville, Kentucky–based company had just purchased nearly 1,000 A&W restaurants and 1,200 Long John Silver’s units for $320 million, convinced that...

The first day of the New Year marks a date stuffed with ones, 1/1/11.  And Pizza Hut is prepared to help consumers celebrate the unusual day with its Stuffed Crust Pizza. The company is giving away 1,111 Stuffed Crust Pizzas on 1/1/11. This offer kicks off as Pizza Hut launches a special...

Friendly Ice Cream Corporation announced today that James M. Parrish, a seasoned restaurant executive who most recently served as COOof Church’s Chicken, has joined the company as executive vice president company operations.

This season, the holiday lights will be hung with care in hopes that Pizza Hut's Cheesy Bites Pizza soon will be there. Pizza Hut is announcing the search for America's favorite holiday light displays in honor of the return of Cheesy Bites Pizza, a pizza surrounded by 28 pullable,...

November 2010

The problem with snacks nowadays is that they no longer know their proper place. 

Based on the results of a survey conducted by market research firm Technomic earlier this year, these uppity, stopgap appetite-tamers are muscling in on what used to be mealtime turf. Indeed, more than...

Eight employees featured to share "what sets Pizza Hut apart."
Launch of Pizza Hut’s new Big Italy Pizza will be celebrated with Big Italy Pizza Big Giveaway.
Brand named “Most Trusted Food Service Brand” in India for the sixth year by The Economic Times.
From September 8–12, customers wearing a jersey featuring the numbers 8, 10, or 12 will receive a free single order of breadsticks with the purchase of any medium or large pizza.
Company launches PizzaHutFranchise.com, a new website that showcases franchising opportunities nationwide.
Pizzas now set at $8 for a medium, $10 for a large, and $2 more for a specialty pizza.

Nine of 10 brands studied by American Customer Satisfaction Index show an increase in satisfaction between 2009 and 2010.

Pizza Hut Recently Purchased 2/3 of an acre of land from RealtyLink, LLC, in Greenville, South Carolina.
May 2010

In the May 2010 issue of QSR, Yum Brands CEO and chairman David Novak was selected as one of the quick-serve industry’s Top 10 Most Innovative People. Novak has been at the helm of one of the world’s largest quick-service companies for the last six years and has made broad...

The re-launch of the pizza chain's web site showcases some big changes. Ones that even affect ordering.
If a No. 16 seed defeats a No. 1 seed in the first round of the NCAA tournament this year, then Pizza Hut will give the victorious school's students and faculty 10,000 slices of free pizza.