The Globe and Mail

Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

Press release from PR Newswire

For The Love Of The Game: Pizza Hut Unveils $7.99 "Hut Lovers Deal" To Make It Great For Basketball Fans

Monday, March 25, 2013

For The Love Of The Game: Pizza Hut Unveils $7.99 "Hut Lovers Deal" To Make It Great For Basketball Fans11:22 EDT Monday, March 25, 2013Pizza Hut Thanks Fans for Cheering On No. 1 Seeds With Irresistible Deal on Large Two-Topping PizzasDALLAS, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 an unbelievable deal. Now through April 6, 2013, Pizza Hut customers can enjoy the Hut Lovers Deal: that's any large two-topping pizza for just $7.99, or for just $2 more they can receive it any way they want ? including specialties ? when they carry out. Customers must mention the "Hut Lovers Deal" during the ordering process to score the biggest deal of the season.(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110609/CG16913LOGO-b)The Hut Lovers Deal is the brand's way to make it great at a time when fans are gathering with friends and family to cheer on their teams to a title. Settling for "good enough" during the big tournament is no longer necessary. "We know that college basketball season is an emotionally charged time for basketball fans, especially during tournament time," said Kurt Kane, Chief Marketing Officer at Pizza Hut. "To make the rest of the tournament great and thank our awesome fans for cheering alongside us, we wanted to dish up a Hut Lovers Deal that's a win for all." For more information, visit PizzaHut.com and follow Pizza Hut on Twitter via @PizzaHut.About Pizza HutPizza Hut, a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. (NYSE: YUM), delivers more pizza, pasta and wings than any other restaurant in the world. The only pizza company to be named a top ten franchise in 2013 by Entrepreneur Magazine, Pizza Hut began 55 years ago in Wichita, Kansas, and today operates more than 10,000 restaurants in more than 90 countries. Pizza Hut also is the proprietor of the BOOK IT! Program, which is a long-standing children's literacy program used in more than 650,000 classrooms nationwide. In 2013, Pizza Hut is expected to surpass 4,000 WingStreet locations. To order online from Pizza Hut, visit PizzaHut.com. Media ContactsDoug Terfehr Luke DeRouen314.550.0934 214.727.3708doug.terfehr@yum.com luke.derouen@zenogroup.com SOURCE Pizza Hut