Pizza Hut

China bird flu threatens KFC parent Yum’s winning streak

The latest bird flu outbreak is being blamed for a 13 per cent fall in sales at Yum’s China restaurants, including a 16 per cent drop at KFC. Photo: EPA

KFC parent Yum Brands warned that a new bird flu outbreak in China badly hit restaurant sales there this month, even as the company also reported a sharper-than-expected slide in March sales in the country caused by the lingering impact of a separate food safety scare.

Thursday, 11 April, 2013, 11:32pm

Pizza Hut rethinks presidential debate stunt

Pizza Hut has come under fire for daring the crowd at the second presidential debate to ask Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to reveal their favourite pizza topping. Photo: AP

A pizza chain has been forced to tweak a "free pizza for life" contest after coming under fire for daring the crowd at the second presidential debate to ask Barack Obama and Mitt Romney to reveal their favourite pizza topping.

17 Oct 2012 - 4:55am

Little Sheep shares fly on buyout news

Hotpot chain Little Sheep jumped more than 15 per cent to an all-time high yesterday after the Chinese government gave the green light to a buyout bid by Yum! Brands.

'The government approval came much earlier than the market had expected, sharply pushing up the share price,' said Olive Xia, food and beverage analyst of Core Pacific-Yamaichi Securities.

9 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Affinity Cafe

Affinity Cafe G/F, 24 Gilman's Bazaar Central Hong Kong Tel 2850 5898

Grub: Mostly Western-style but the menu includes a few popular Asian dishes.

5 Jun 2011 - 12:00am


Paisano's 9 Lyndhurst Terrace Central Tel 2544 4445

Grub: Pizza, pasta and salads.

22 May 2011 - 12:00am

Yum! seeks bigger mainland market in Little Sheep deal

Yum! Brands, the operator of KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants, has stepped up efforts to reach a wider mainland audience by buying hotpot chain Little Sheep Group.

14 May 2011 - 12:00am

Zig Zag

Zig Zag G/F 1 Davis Street Kennedy Town, Hong Kong Tel: 2886 5004

Grub: Mostly French and Italian: pasta, pizza, fondue.

19 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

In Brief

Manager jailed for robberies

Former Pizza Hut branch manager and chef Yu Wai-lam, 28, was jailed for 51/2 years for robbing at knifepoint last year two restaurant branch managers of more than HK$80,000 on separate occasions as they were depositing cash into banks. Yu pleaded guilty in the Court of First Instance to two counts of robbery.

21 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Healthy appetite reaps rewards

Alan Chen Cheung-tat's rise from a Pizza Hut waiter to senior management with a big Japanese retail chain is nothing, if not spectacular. From waiting on tables in staff livery to overseeing all operations in the retail shops, the 32-year-old's transformation startled even himself.

14 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Standing out from the crowd

The winners of the top three campaign honours in this year's HKMA/TVB Awards for Marketing Excellence have all incorporated innovative strategies into their marketing campaigns to differentiate their products from the competition and they have achieved impressive results.

3 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Success comes from the heart, say retail staff

Listening to customers is the key to success, according to junior frontline winners at this year's Hong Kong Retail Management Association Service & Courtesy Award. In addition to offering quality service, frontline staff must strive to understand their customers.

21 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

We follow labour laws: McDonald's

Fast-food retailer McDonald's Guangdong said in a company statement yesterday it always abided by labour laws and regulations and paid employees according to standards set by law.

'As a responsible employer, we have always complied with relevant laws and regulations ... and provide employees with salaries in line with related rules of the country,' it said.

30 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Pizza Hut carves a slice of home delivery market

Pizza Hut, a franchised restaurant chain managed by conglomerate Jardine Pacific, wants a bigger slice of Hong Kong's competitive food catering business by tapping the more lucrative delivery catering services.

3 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

ad watch

Product: Pizza Hut

Title: Baby Sitter

Ad Agency: Ogilvy & Mather Advertising (Hong Kong)

First impression: nothing stands out except the intrepid toy soldier crawling towards domestic mayhem.

17 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

Free pizza for bookworms

A group of 5,500 students from 22 schools under the Tung Wah Group of Hospitals have completed the Pizza Hut Reading Incentive Programme and received free pizzas for their achievement.

The participants all read at least three books and submitted book reports between November and


7 Mar 2005 - 12:00am