Pizza Hut Is Having Some Problems in America

This undated product image provided by Pizza Hut shows the company's new pizza crust made of little cheese-stuffed bread bowls. The chain on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, is introducing a new pizza that comes surrounded by 16 semi-circles of cheese that can be pulled off and eaten separately. The “Crazy Cheesy Crust,” which will be available for several weeks, isn’t the first time Pizza Hut has incorporated cheese into its crusts. (AP Photo/Pizza Hut_
This undated product image provided by Pizza Hut shows the company's new pizza crust made of little cheese-stuffed bread bowls. The chain on Wednesday, April 3, 2013, is introducing a new pizza that comes surrounded by 16 semi-circles of cheese that can be pulled off and eaten separately. The “Crazy Cheesy Crust,” which will be available for several weeks, isn’t the first time Pizza Hut has incorporated cheese into its crusts. (AP Photo/Pizza Hut_

Pizza Hut, the country’s largest pizza chain, seems to be losing favor with American diners. The 56-year-old pizza restaurant’s same-store sales in the U.S. have fallen for seven consecutive quarters as competitors Domino’s (DPZ) and Papa John’s (PZZA) have seen sales increase.