Yesterday, as the United States set out to battle Germany in the FIFA World Cup, pizza orders flooded restaurants across the country. A GM at a pizzeria here in Louisville reported to Louisville Business First that he equated the match-time sales to an extra month’s sales.
Some Washington, D.C. pizzerias actually ran out of product, while others had jams of delivery orders exceeding two hours. A Pizza Hut spokesperson told USA Today that its Thursday lunch sales were up more than 50 percent.
The U.S. has caught World Cup fever and are flocking to restaurants and bars to watch the action.
The next United States match is Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 4 p.m. EDT against Belgium, airing on ESPN. Will you be ready? Is your pizzeria airing the World Cup? What marketing tie-ins are you doing with the World Cup?
September 12, 2017 | Pizza Headlines
20 Percent Of Every Order at All Fresh Brothers Stores Will Be Donated To Hurricane Flood Relief On Tuesday, September 12 and September 19 Los Angeles, CA (Sept. 12, 2017) — Fast casual pizza concept Fresh Brothers will donate 20 percent of its food and beverage sales today from all of its stores to the Greater Houston Community… Read More ›
September 6, 2017 | Press Releases
Partnership Provides Participating Brands with Instant Access to LevelUp and its Network of Partners Including Chase Pay Boston – September 6, 2017 – LevelUp and Onosys, both leaders in mobile technology for the restaurant industry, today announced a partnership to help restaurants grow their order-ahead sales via new channel distribution partners such as Chase Pay. Onosys… Read More ›
Dunbar, Pennsylvania – MF&B Restaurant Systems, Inc. revealed today that they have partnered with Jestic Foodservice of Kent. UK. This partnership names Jestic Foodservice as the exclusive UK distributor of the EDGE series conveyor ovens manufactured by MF&B Restaurant Systems. Michael French, of MF&B, said that he was “especially delighted” to be working with Jestic. … Read More ›