Latest Chinese supply chain crisis hits Yum! Brands' sales 'significantly'

Yum! Brands said the latest supply chain crisis in China has caused "significant, negative" damage to sales at its KFC and Pizza Hut brands in that market. Reuters reported that if this impact is sustained, it will have a "material"...

FEATURES


Gas prices drop for 24th straight day despite geopolitical tensions

Wheat is down more than 40 cents in two weeks.

Wheat prices fall 32 cents in a week

Gas prices continue to drop from Independence Day spike.

Pizza Hut hopes to surpass competition in digital space in 2015

Yum! execs called the U.S. performance 'disappointing' and said the brand is in turnaround mode.

Pizza Hut named an initial partner for Visa's new, simplified ecommerce service

Mobile is now the dominant channel of Pizza Hut's digital business, growing more than 4,000 percent in the last three years.

Cheese remains below $2 for second week in a row

After hitting 6-year highs, gas prices tumble in a week.

Gas prices hit 6-year highs over holiday weekend

Public pizza company stocks ride the positive jobs report.

Wheat prices remain solidly below $7

Pizza Hut parent company hits another fresh 52-week high last week.

All eyes on Iraq as gas prices rise

Yum! Brands reach a fresh 52-week high on Friday.

Cheese prices rise sharply week over week

Gas prices inch higher as summer approaches.

Wheat prices fall below $7 mark

Cheese prices rise sharply to close out last week.

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NEWS


Pizza Hut creates a giant pizza thrower for Comic-Con attendees

In partnership with Paramount Pictures and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, set for an Aug. 8 debut, Pizza Hut will have a presence at Comic-Con International this week in San Diego.

Pizza Hut franchisee selects recycling management company

Quest Resource Management Group LLC has been selected by Pizza Hut’s largest franchisee, NPC International Inc., to manage its landfill diversion and municipal solid waste management programs. According to a news release, NPC International currently operates 1,261 Pizza Hut restaurants,...

Pizza Hut adds 8-slice Hershey's chocolate chip cookie to dessert menu

Pizza Hut may be taking a page from rival Papa John's playbook. The chain announced today it has partnered with Hershey to rollout a new Ultimate Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookie.

Pizza Hut, Ninja Turtles promo includes augmented reality, hidden menu

Pizza Hut has teamed up with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to mark the return of the brand's Cheesy Bites. The summer-long promotion culminates with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' new movie, which debuts Aug.

Pizza Hut funds return of July 4th fireworks at Pearl Harbor

Pizza Hut has funded the return of the Fourth of July fireworks at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii. This announcement comes one year after the fireworks show was cancelled at the iconic military base due to budget cuts. "When...

Pizza Hut offering chance to meet Blake Shelton

Pizza Hut has launched a Father’s Day promotion that includes the chance to win a trip to Dallas to meet country singer Blake Shelton, who is the brand’s spokesperson for the new BBQ pizza line. Starting today and lasting through...

Pizza Hut adding online ordering app with visualization and past order features

Ordering platform provider Tillster Inc. announced today that it has been selected by Pizza Hut and KFC as the preferred partner for its global reference ordering applications.

Pizza Hut named kid-friendliest chain in Canada

Technomic's 2014 Canadian Consumers' Choice Award winners have been announced and include Arby’s, Pizza Hut and Starbucks.

PizzaExpress marks debut in Pizza Hut territory of Beijing

PizzaExpress opened its first Beijing location this week, marking the brand’s 500th restaurant worldwide. The company said Beijing is a “stepping stone” into Northern China, an area dominated by Yum! Brands’ Pizza Hut casual and delivery concepts. "We're very excited...

Pizza Hut steps up value competition with new dinner box

Pizza Hut today announced that its new Dinner Box — including a medium rectangular one-topping pan pizza, five breadsticks and 10 cinnamon sticks — is available for the value price of $8.99 when carried out. The normal price for all...

Pizza Hut adds field marketing partner

InnerWorkings Inc., a marketing supply chain company, announced that it signed a new multi-year agreement with Pizza Hut.

Blake Shelton takes the spotlight for Pizza Hut’s new BBQ pizzas

Pizza Hut has launched a new line of BBQ pizzas that were inspired by Grammy-nominated country musician Blake Shelton. The line includes Blake’s Smokehouse BBQ, Hawaiian BBQ and Honey BBQ Chicken. According to a news release, each pizza is now available for $11.

Yum! Brands issues 37-cent dividend

Yum! Brands Inc. has declared a dividend of 37 cents per share of common stock.

Taco Bell CEO selected to move into Yum! Brands' top role

Yum! Brands Inc. announced today that its chairman and CEO David C.

Fans will soon be able to order Pizza Hut via Hulu

Pizza Hut will soon feature an ad on the streaming website Hulu that will allow fans to order a meal without leaving the site. According to CNN, the service will connect Pizza Hut's online ordering system to Hulu's interactive advertising...

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