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Pizza Hut Canada launches Valentine’s break-up campaign


February 13, 2015
By Canadian Pizza

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Feb. 13, 2015, Vaughan, Ont. – Pizza Hut Canada
has launched a creative marketing campaign that encourages customers to leave their significant other for pizza on
Valentine's Day and share their break-up story online.

Feb. 13, 2015, Vaughan, Ont. – Pizza Hut Canada
has launched a creative marketing campaign that encourages customers to leave their significant other for pizza on
Valentine's Day and share their break-up story online.

The chain is giving free pizza (in the form of gift
cards) to 20 people who cancel their Valentine's plans because they
prefer pizza. Break-up evidence could be a text screen cap, a changed
relationship status on Facebook or a tweet ending it with your
significant other, using the hastag #BreakUp4Pizza.

The campaign is the creation of Pizza Hut Canada's
digital team and their long-time ad agency GRIP, who also created
'Aphrocheesiac' in 2014, a post-Valentine's Day, seductive seasoning
gift for the spicy pizza lovers, and Eau de Pizza Hut in 2012, a
celebrity fragrance boasting top notes of freshly baked, hand-tossed
dough. Strategic Objectives is supporting the campaign through public,
media, and blogger relations. 

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Inspired by lists like Elite Daily's 59 Reasons Why Pizza Is Literally 100 per cent Better Than a Boyfriend, Pizza Hut Canada put together two top 10 lists.

Why break the news:

  • Pizza's cool with staying in
  • You don't have to share
  • Get the toppings you want. Even olives.
  • Pizza doesn't mind when you wear sweats
  • It's there for you. No questions asked.
  • It's always waiting for your call
  • It knows that sometimes the right thing to say is
  • nothing at all
  • You have its undivided attention
  • It's up for it, if you are
  • Thinks your friends are awesome

How to break the news:

  • There's no 'we' in pizza
  • Pizza is the only love triangle I want
  • That awkward moment when I remembered I love pizza more than you
  • The difference between pizza and your opinion is that I only asked for pizza
  • I just need more time for me. And pizza
  • I tripped and fell into some feelings…I'm okay now, I ordered a pizza
  • Sorry. I met someone else. It was love at first bite
  • I'll always love you. Just not as much as pizza
  • You were perfect for me, until you ate my last slice
  • Fri(end) Boyfri(end) Girlfri(end) Pi(forever)zza. Pizza will always be there for me, unlike you