How much did the co-founder of Domino’s take to sell his 50 % share? What’s the relation behind Domino’s shares and a beat up Beetle car? Who is the self made man behind the pizza counter? Everything about Domino’s is super interesting! Come on, let’s take a look! Here are some fun & interesting facts about Domino’s Pizza-
1. 34 million varieties of them!
2. Preference for new toppings!
Most of the items (nearly 85%) at Domino’s pizza are new ones. That is, the items were added in menu from 2008. Donno what they used to serve the customers before then! Anyone remember anything guys?
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3. Sorry 80’s kids! No choco lava for you!
We can get yummy yummy choco lava cake and different types of pasta and everything in today’s menu of Domino’s. But before 1992, we wouldn’t get anything but pizza if we went to a Domino’s outlet. They only served pizzas (a large variety of them, of course) and nothing else. No choco lava? Oh my god! I am sorry to say this but you missed a lot, 80’s kids!!
4. Bread freaking sticks!!!
The first item other than Pizza that had been served in Domino’s, is bread sticks. Not dessert, not pasta but bread sticks!
5. Domino’s… full of dots!
The founders of Domino’s initially planned that they would put a new dot in their logo each time they open a new outlet. But since they realized the potential of the Domino’s, they have thrown that idea away. If they didn’t, the entire signboard would have not been enough to place the dots by now!
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6. Super bowl Sunday?? Let’s call Domino’s!
The drivers of Domino’s Pizza deliver the most on Super Bowl Sunday. Yes, you have guessed correctly! That’s the day the orders come in highest number!
7. Better to make a trip to moon than be a delivery boy for a week!
There is a lot of driving involved in delivering pizzas. This we all know. But can you guess how much driving? It’s as much as making 41 trips to moon per week. This is only in USA. Uff, I don’t even want to imagine how much it is, if we take entire world into consideration.
8. Pizza is the third most essential item to survive!
Domino’s stands in top 5, in terms of online transactions. It competes with Amazon and Apple often. Well, food is more important than any other product, isn’t it?
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9. Track you pizza!
10. Bad boy turned billionaire!
“The harder I try to be good, the worse I get; but I may do something sensational yet”. Isn’t it interesting and inspiring? The founder of Domino’s, Tom Monaghan wrote this in his high school year book.
11. No complications…only profits!
The main attitude of the founder of Domino’s was to keep the menu simple. This proved very fruitful in the history of Domino’s.
12. Gimme your beat up car… I will give you my millions!
Can you believe if I say that a person sold out half of the Domino’s for a beat up car? But it’s true. Jim Monaghan, Tom’s brother did this at the initial stages of the Domino’s existence. Well, brother, you didn’t know what you are missing!
13. Aweee… that’s so sweet!!!
There is a beautiful love story involved with the first delivery of Domino’s! The founder of Domino’s went for the first delivery of Domino’s pizza and fell in love then and there with the receptionist and married her later! Wow… delivering pizza is such a fun I say!
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14. Who makes the pizza first ??
There is a competition that Domino’s hold every year to see who can make pizza in the lowest time. A person (who also happens to be owner of a Domino’s franchise),Pali Grewal won the title in 2014 with a record of making a pizza in 11 seconds. You are a superman , man!
15. You are the best pilot!
A pilot once bought 50 pizzas for the passengers of his flight, since the flight couldn’t move because of a storm. The thing is he paid the amount from his own pocket!
16. Pizza?? No… pizza dough!!!
It is estimated the biggest profit share of Domino’s doesn’t come from selling pizzas to the customers but from selling the pizza dough to the franchises! Ouch, donno why but it hurts, doesn’t it? It sucks to be a loyal customer!
17. No pizza day!
18. Know the underwear brand and we will decide the standard of customer!
Domino’s had conducted a survey to know which brand of underwear their customers wear. It was Calvin Klein and by this Domino’s said that it proved that their customer base is the one which prefers quality! Ohh! What a way to decide standard!
19. We are proud of you, sir!
The founder of Domino’s was brought up in an orphanage! He always was a troubled kid!
20. No 30 minutes pizza! Safety is important than pizza!