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, 2013. The deal is a free medium one-topping pizza. If the No. 1 seeds prevail, Hut Lovers members will receive a coupon via e-mail to redeem the free medium one-topping Pizza Hut pizza.
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 Pizza Hut is seeking for its new social media position, dubbed the “manager of digital greatness.”
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 and services business, has been a strategic partner of UFPC Equipment Sales since its initial inception in 2009.
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 percent), low prices (44 percent), good discounts/promotions (42 percent), and fast service (41 percent).
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 downs, unleashing a massive consumer event by providing free product at participating Pizza Hut restaurants nationwide.
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-haves—are prepping for the storm.
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 transaction were not disclosed.
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.