10 Things You May Not Know About Domino’s Pizza :
Here are 10 things you may not know about Dominoes.
Over time, Domino’s Pizza has become one of the world’s biggest food brands.
Here are 10 interesting facts about the company.
Number 10: Revenue
Surprisingly, the majority of Domino’s revenue doesn’t come from menu items purchased by customers, but instead from selling dough and other ingredients to its franchises.
Number 9: Pizza combinations
While a simple cheese pizza may do the trick for some, it’s estimated that there are 34 million different ways to create a Domino’s pizza.
Number 8: Delivery
In America, Domino’s delivery drivers cover approximately 10 million miles every single week. It’s estimated that in 2014 alone they delivered over 400 million pizzas.
Number 7: Busiest Days
The busiest day of the year for Domino’s delivery business is Super Bowl Sunday. Other busy days include Halloween, New Year’s Eve and Day, and the night before Thanksgiving.
Number 6: Dough
In order to make all that pizza and breadsticks, Domino’s produces over 300 million pounds of dough at its plants annually.
Number 5: O.J. Simpson
In the 1990’s, O.J. Simpson affected Domino’s business. During his infamous police chase, Domino’s saw a spike in sales attributed to people being glued to their TVs. Later, when the verdict was announced that Simpson was innocent, not one pizza was ordered for an entire five minutes after.
Number 4: Logo
The three dots featured on Domino’s red, white and blue logo are meant to represent the original three stores that were opened in the 1960s.
Number 3: Dominick’s
In the early 1960s, Tom and James Monaghan purchased a pizzeria named DomiNick’s located in Michigan. In 1965 it was decided to change the name to Domino’s Pizza.
Number 2: Busiest store
Out of all the locations in the world, the busiest Domino’s is believed to be in Tallaght, Ireland. They are estimated to sell up to 200 pizzas an hour.
Number 1: Tweet-to-order
Beginning on May 20th, 2015, Domino’s will be the first restaurant to allow customers to order through Twitter. Customers who link their Domino’s account to their Twitter will simply have to tweet a pizza emoji and the hashtag EasyOrder.
What’s your favorite thing about Domino’s?