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Pizza and Beer Lose Their Charm, Roiling Yum and Molson Coors

  • Pizza Hut owner Yum misses sales estimates, Molson cuts jobs
  • Sales slow as corporate giants struggle to adapt to new tastes
Its the ultimate in comfort food and its never boring

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A piping-hot pepperoni pie, washed down with a sudsy brew: The combo is a staple of macho American culture, a Sunday ritual while enjoying the football game, and the culinary accompaniment to poker night.

But the tradition is fading, as evidenced in the latest disappointing results from the corporate giants behind brands like Pizza Hut, Domino’s, Molson Coors and Budweiser.