Who Are We


Greatness takes hard work and dedication. 

It all started back in 1960, in the USA, when a man named Tom Monaghan founded Domino's Pizza.  Tom joined forces with his brother, James, and together they opened the first store in Ypsilanti, Michigan.  Tom and James named their pizza store DomiNick's, go figure.  A year later, Tom traded his Volkswagen Beetle car for his brother's share of the store and later renamed the business Domino's Pizza, much better, right?  The three dots on our logo represent the three stores that Tom originally planned to open.  The business idea was simple - to deliver a hot, freshly made pizza, in as quick a time as was safe to do so, while also playing an active role in the local community. 

Through a little known format now called franchising, Tom enabled other people to invest in opening their own Domino's Pizza store.  By doing do, he expanded the Domino's chain around the globe, creating the world's leading pizza delivery business. 

Since opening our first store in Luton, Bedfordshire in 1985, Domino’s Pizza Group plc has established itself as the UK’s leading pizza business and a major player in Ireland, serving around 85 million pizzas a year in these markets. We focus relentlessly on great food, creating rewarding partnerships with our franchisees and pushing the boundaries of digital innovation.

 

Domino's Pizza Group plc is the exclusive master franchisee for Domino’s Pizza stores in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. The group also owns a strategic stake in the largest pizza delivery business in Germany and recently acquired a minority interest in the master franchisee for Domino's Pizza in Iceland, Norway and Sweden. In turn, DPG awards the right to operate local Domino’s Pizza stores to entrepreneurs (franchisees) who, once approved, invest in the business to own their Domino’s Pizza business. Franchisees are both DPG’s customers and business partners.  We're one big, happy family. 

It's DPG’s job to support its franchisees in their efforts to run profitable local Domino’s Pizza businesses and to ensure that high brand standards are achieved in all stores. To do this, DPG employs a workforce of over 700 pizza enthusiasts who work in a range of store support functions at head office locations. These functions include: management, dough production, purchasing and supply chain, training, operations, IT, marketing, PR, finance, HR, property, franchise sales, transport, warehousing and administration.

Domino’s pizzas are all freshly made to order using only the finest quality ingredients.  Fresh dough is topped with vine-ripened tomato sauce and real mozzarella then customised with fresh and ridiculously delicious toppings from around the world.