IRVING, Texas—Saturday, March 14 (aka 3.14) is National Pi Day, and to celebrate, 7‑Eleven has two pizza offers, the company announced.
The chain is offering deals that include a whole pizza for $3.14 inside stores through 7Rewards (limit one per customer) and outside stores on the retailer’s 7NOW app (limit one per order), for delivery.
7Rewards members who visit participating 7‑Eleven stores on National Pi Day can also buy a pizza slice for 50 cents (limit one per customer) by scanning their 7‑Eleven app during checkout.
“Pi Day pizza prices make Saturday the perfect time to try out delivery and also some great pizza, one of the most frequently ordered products on 7NOW,” said Chris Tanco, executive vice president and COO, 7-Eleven.
7-Eleven and other c-stores have used other holidays and major cultural events to promote their foodservice offerings. In February, 7-Eleven offered app users a large hot or ready-to-bake pizza for $1 on Super Bowl Sunday. At the same time, Kwik Trip value-priced pizzas on game day, because “Super Bowl Sunday is a great day for pizza sales for us,” a Kwik Trip spokesperson said.
In December, QuikTrip spread holiday cheer with JollyTown, a promotion that sent customers a digital gift every time they placed a mobile order from early December through January 3. Also during the 2020 holiday season, Kwik Chek, launched a similar promotion called “12 Days of Giving.” For two weeks, the chain rewarded guests with a new free item every day to celebrate the holiday season and drive traffic to the stores.
On Halloween last year, Wawa treated kids ages 12 and younger with a Free Kids Meal coupon and an individually wrapped candy when they came into a store dressed in costume.
Mike Sherlock, chief product marketing officer, Wawa, said at the time, “While this Halloween season might look a little different, Wawa’s support of the community remains the same by providing families with a safe and festive way of celebrating the holiday.” The sentiment seems to be shared by many c-stores regarding all holidays and events and is continuing into 2021.
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