Pizza Hut Testing Beer, Wine Delivery

07 December, 2017, 01:52 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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- Pizza Hut announced Tuesday it will offer beer and wine deliveries to customers who order food from its restaurants.

In an interview with CNNMoney, Pizza Hut's director of brand marketing Stacy Lynn Bourgeois said they're "excited to offer the convenience of beer and wine delivered to a customer's home".

Oh, and fun fact: if you're sitting there wondering how your delivery driver is possibly going to show up with a hot pizza and a cold beer, know that Pizza Hut is a few steps ahead of you.

All options will cost customers a flat $10.99 for the six-pack. It's still undecided whether or not Pizza Hut will deliver full bottles of wine or single servings.

This beer delivery move comes after Yum poured $130 million into Pizza Hut in April in order to better compete with rivals Domino's and Papa Johns.

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The move by Pizza Hut is its latest attempt to increase its sales.

While beer and wine delivery pilot is beginning with just one downtown Phoenix location.

The different Pizza Hut locations will need licenses to distribute alcohol, although the company said that many of its locations already are equipped with a license. However, Pizza Hut had not performed as while as sister chains KFC and Taco Bell, which has spurred this attempt of a turnaround by the company.

All drivers with beer and wine deliveries on their routes will be at least 21 years old, according to the company.


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