Pizza Hut To Hire 11,000 Workers In The U.S.

By Tonya Garcia Markets MarketWatch Pulse

Pizza Hut, a Yum Brands Inc. subsidiary, said Thursday that it plans to fill about 11,000 jobs in the U.S. Last year, the brand said it planned to grow to 8,500 stores in the U.S. and 20,000 worldwide. The new positions, announced weeks before Super Bowl LI on Feb. 5, will range from pizza makers to store managers and delivery drivers. Yum Brands shares are unchanged in premarket trading, and are up 30.2% for the last year. The S&P 500 index is up 20.8% for the past 12 months.

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