PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Plano-based pizza giant, Pizza Hut could be getting quite a little smaller.
On a recent earnings call, the CEO of Pizza Hut’s parent company Yum! Brands, David Gibbs said, “Our U.S. store count could drop to as low as 7,000 locations over the next 24 months—primarily driven by closures of underperforming dine in restaurants—before rebounding to current levels and above in the future.”READ MORE: Cancer Worries Lead To Recall Of 'All Lots' Of Anti-Smoking Drug Chantix
The company’s focus will shift instead to delivery and carryout of their food.READ MORE: Thousands Of Haitian Migrants Crowd Under Bridge To Wait In Texas Town On Mexican Border
Right now, Pizza Hut operates nearly 7,500 restaurants across the country.
No word yet on which specific ones could close.MORE NEWS: Texas Doctor Says He's Still Being Punished For Trying To Save Lives During COVID-19
Yum! Brands also owns fast-food chains KFC and Taco Bell.