Indian Pizza Huts growing -- literally
June 28, 2011
Pizza Hut is getting bigger in India. According to India Retailing, all recent and any future Pizza Hut locations will be up to 50 percent larger.
"We now have 3,000-square-foot stores compared with our older stores that are 2,000 square feet," said Sandeep Kataria, chief marketing officer for Pizza Hut parent company Yum! Brands Inc. Delhi-based Devyani International India runs the Yum! -owned Pizza Hut in India and has 170 outlets of the food retailing brand across the country.
The focus for Yum! in India is on expanding Pizza Hut through two formats: home delivery outlets and casual dining formats, Kataria said. It plans to open 300 Pizza Hut Delivery outlets and 150 Pizza Hut restaurants by 2015.
Franchising & Growth