Dominos Pizza one of the most loved fast food and Pizza chain across Worls. Today I will explore 5 facts about Dominos Pizza.
1) The Founder was a College Drop out
At the age of 4, Tom Monaghan’s father died. Not soon enough after his father’s death, he was sent to a Catholic orphanage. After his School, Tom signed up or a College in Michigan. He was unable to pay the fee for his tuition, hence he and his brother were looking out to begin a small business. In the year 1960, they purchased Pizzeria shop “DomiNick” for $900.00 on loan.
2) Sold his Car to become sole owner
Finally after some time in order to become the sole owner, Tom traded his own Volkswagen Car and became Business Owner.
3) Real name was “DomiNick”
Tom was fresh in Restaurant world, hence was lacking experience in Pizzeria business. But soon he purchased 2 more Pizzeria outlets to increase his business. The previous owner did not want Tom to continue with DomiNick, hence he was advised by one Delivery Guy to change it and instead use Domino’s, and since then this name got coined.
Watch this 1986 Dominos Pizza Ad
4) New item added to Dominos Menu
With the growing business, Dominos had to reinvent them self. Hence they started selling Sandwiches from the year 2008. By doing this Dominos targeted other food chain market such as SubWay. In this race with Subway they gave free sandwiches to first “Jareds”.
5) Dominos accidentally gave away 11000 free Pizzas
In March 2009, a clever customer stumbled onto a promotional code that had been created months before, but never green-lighted or publicised. News of the glitch went viral around southern Ohio and northern Kentucky. By the time the company disabled the code, almost 11,000 free pizzas had been redeemed.
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