Domino’s AGM: Product and technology innovation lift sales in all markets

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (ASX: DMP) today announced new customer- and store-focused initiatives will continue to drive sales growth for the full Financial Year.

At its Annual General Meeting in Brisbane, Group CEO and Managing Director Don Meij outlined the company’s achievements for the Financial Year-to-date, as well as product and project updates expected to increase efficiencies and attract new customers across all markets.

Delivery driver turned Global CEO to present at University of Canberra

Food being delivered to your door via drone and artificial intelligence camera technology to quality check your pizza – these are just some of the new technologies set to roll out in Domino’s stores in Australia in the next year and Canberra students are set to get a slice of the action.

Domino’s Group CEO and Managing Director Don Meij will be presenting on the future of technology to University of Canberra (UC) business students on Thursday 18 October 2018.

Domino’s Rounds Up for Charity

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (“Domino’s”) registered charity, Give for Good has launched a new initiative called Round Up for Charity introducing crowd-sourced philanthropy to pizza loving customers.

When Domino’s customers place their order online, they will now be given the option to round up their order to the nearest dollar where their small change is set to make a BIG change.

Domino’s treats Melbourne pizza lovers to free lunch for a week

Australia’s largest pizza maker, Domino’s is shouting Melbourne locals lunch for an entire week, offering customers free pizza* at selected stores from Monday 17 September to Sunday 23 September 2018.

Domino’s CEO for Australia and New Zealand Nick Knight said customers can choose from some of Domino’s most loved pizza recipes including Supreme, Hawaiian, BBQ Meatlovers, Simply Cheese and Spicy Veg Trio.

Domino’s responds to FWO investigation

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) has recently reported on its 18-month investigation of Domino’s stores, which complements Domino’s own comprehensive internal compliance program.

The findings of the report revealed issues, the majority of which are administrative errors, totaling a little under $2,000 of underpayment of wages for 20 team members across 19 stores over a four-week period. Specifically, one franchisee with two stores was responsible for over $1,500 of the underpayment. The balance occurred across the remaining 17 stores where the average underpayment was under $25 per employee.

Domino’s appoints new Global Development Chef

Australia’s largest pizza company Domino’s has appointed a new Global Development Chef, Michael Treacy, who is cooking up big plans to create new flavours and introduce new products to the Domino’s menu.

Starting at a woodfired pizza restaurant in his home town in country Victoria, Michael has been on a food journey that has taken him around the world to the likes of Foliage at the Mandarin Oriental Knightsbridge and the ultimate luxury hotel in London Claridge’s.

Domino’s reports record profit and increases dividend on higher sales

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX:DMP) has reported a record Full Year Net Profit After Tax (NPAT1) of $136.2m, +15.0% higher than the previous Financial Year (FY),and lifted its full year dividend +15.5% to 107.8 cents per share, based on growing sales in all markets.

With the Company adding almost six stores a week in FY18; building 145 new stores and acquiring 163 stores from other brands, total sales grew +11.7% to $2.59 billion.

Domino’s Drought Doughraiser Donates Over $170k

On Wednesday 8 August, Domino’s stores and hungry customers across Australia banded together to help raise in excess of $174k for Rural Aid, to support Australian farmers and rural communities affected by drought.

Domino’s CEO Australia and New Zealand Nick Knight who was born in drought ravaged Country NSW in Tamworth said that, in addition to the funds raised from the national ‘Doughraiser’, Domino’s own registered charity, Give for Good, donated $40,000 to the cause.

Domino’s to raise much-needed dough for drought-affected communities

Australia’s largest pizza maker, Domino’s has announced it will donate 50c from every pizza sold across Australia on Wednesday 8 August from 4-9pm to Rural Aid, to support Australian farmers and rural communities affected by drought.

Domino’s CEO Australia and New Zealand Nick Knight said that in addition to the funds raised from the national ‘Doughraiser’ Domino’s own registered charity, Give for Good, will also donate an additional $40,000 to the cause.

Domino’s proudly pays penalty rates to team members – looks forward to level playing field

Domino’s has confirmed it continues to pay team members penalty rates, including on Sundays, with wages among the highest in our industry.

Domino’s team members are paid according to the Modern Fast Food Award, which means they receive penalty rates for late nights, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays. This includes delivery drivers who are hired as employees, not contractors, with the same entitlements as other team members.

Domino’s unveils Vegan Cheesy Garlic Bread

Vegans rejoice! Australia’s largest pizza maker, Domino’s, has announced it’s expanding its vegan offerings with the addition of Vegan Cheesy Garlic Bread to the menu.

Domino’s CEO for Australia and New Zealand Nick Knight said the Company’s garlic bread is vegan friendly but now vegans can also enjoy the cheesy version of Domino’s most popular accompaniment.

“We’ve had great support and engagement from the vegan community on our dedicated Facebook group for vegan cheese enthusiasts, and have been seeing lots of suggestions that we should create a vegan friendly alternative to our cheesy garlic bread,” Mr Knight said.  

Domino’s is giving away 100,000 garlic breads!

Starting Monday, Domino’s is giving away a whopping 100,000 FREE garlic breads to customers, valid for use with any delivery order next week because #GarlicBreadisLife. *

Over seven big days, customers can use a voucher code to get a delicious, soft, garlicy loaf delivered to their door to accompany their favourite order.

Domino’s appoints new Group CIO

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (Domino’s) confirms the appointment of Terry Powell to the role of Group Chief Information Officer (CIO) across the company’s seven markets, commencing in June 2018.

With more than 20 years’ experience in IT leadership, security, management consulting and marketing across a range of sectors, including financial services, government agencies and retail, Terry will oversee the strategic and operational aspects of Domino’s technology and infrastructure solutions.  

Domino’s – Origin’s real ‘Most Valuable Player’

As Origin players gear up for the first game of 2018, Domino’s stores are training and preparing to deliver passionate footy fans thousands of pizzas around the Country.   

Origin is the busiest night of the year for the Company, with 65% per cent of customers ranking pizza as their go-to ‘meal of choice’ for game night – ahead of BBQs, burgers, and fish and chips – in a recent Domino’s GPS Driver Tracker poll.

Domino's is hungry to be better

Domino’s already meets or exceeds a number of the recommendations in a Deakin University report on the Quick Service Restaurant industry including:

- Domino’s has proudly announced our move to ingredients that are better for our customers, we have reduced sodium across our range, reduced the fat in our cheese, and are working on removing all artificial colours, flavours and preservatives

- Domino’s does not advertise to children, nor feature children in our advertising. This is something we feel passionately about and is a core driver of our brand values

- Domino’s includes kilojoule menu board labelling in all states, as well as on our website and marketing

Popular puff pastry to return to Domino’s

You asked – we delivered. Domino’s will reinstate its popular puff pastry to its national menu from Monday 14 May, following demand from customers on social media.

Domino’s CEO for Australia and New Zealand Nick Knight said the Company launched an online puff petition to test demand for the product.

Domino’s to give away year’s supply of garlic bread

Garlic bread fans rejoice – it’s National Garlic Day today and Domino's is giving away a year’s supply of one of its most popular accompaniments.

Domino’s CEO for Australia and New Zealand Nick Knight said garlic bread was one of the most popular items on its menu and each day the Company sold… a lot, with one in three orders including the tasty side.

If one lucky person can guess how much, they’ll win the bunch of bread.

Vegan Cheese is back and it’s here to stay!

Vegan Cheese is back on the menu at Domino’s Australia – and this time, it’s here to stay!

Domino’s Australia caused widespread meltdown with the announcement of a Vegan Cheese outage.

Vegan lovers across Australia can now finally rejoice – Domino’s CEO Australia and New Zealand, Nick Knight confirmed that Vegan Cheese is officially back in all stores.

Domino’s duo invest in the future

When Chad Cable started working in store at Domino’s when he was 16 years old, he never expected where it would take him.    

He became a partner in his first store at 21 and now, five years later, is one of Domino’s youngest and most successful franchisees.

Young pizza prodigies take on new role as franchisees

If you’ve ever thought about leaving the corporate world behind and becoming your own boss? Finished university and decided a new career path is for you? – this young couple have done it.

After a decade working for Domino’s, Vanessa Van Der Ryst and partner Nathan Quiring decided to become ‘pizza-preneurs’, and have become the franchisees of not one, but two stores in Armidale.