Pink Flamingo Pizza's Inflatables Help Mark the Spot

By: Alex Covert - Published:   Updated: Jun 16 2011 • References: pinkflamingopizza & springwise
Pink Flamingo is a Parisian pizzeria with a novel form of delivery. Already known for their unique pizza names and toppings, Pink Flamingo now gives out pink, helium-filled balloons with each order. No, it's not just a have-a-nice-day gesture. The balloons help the delivery person to find the drop-off point. People who order a pizza can have it delivered to the location of their choice. Clever.

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