ANN ARBOR, Mich.
Aug. 29, 2012
Domino's Pizza, the recognized world leader in pizza delivery
has opened its first store in Nigeria.
Eat 'N' Go Restaurant Group, the master franchisee for Domino's Pizza Nigeria, is on a mission to become the premier food operator in
by bringing affordable food and drink and social responsibility to every market in which they open stores. The Nigerian market presents a great opportunity for Eat 'N' Go to position Domino's into a leading brand within the country.
"We are eager to deliver Domino's Pizza to the people of
, so that they can experience the delicious, quality pizza that is loved around the world," said
, Eat 'N' Go Restaurant Group managing director.
"Establishing ourselves in this emerging West African country presents a great opportunity for our business, and continues our global momentum as a brand," said
, Domino's Pizza executive vice president of international. "We have a great operator in Eric – his knowledge of the business landscape will be instrumental in making Domino's Pizza the leading pizza brand in
Domino's Pizza now operates in over 70 markets worldwide, with more than half of its global retail sales coming from international stores, making up over a third of its adjusted operating income.
About Domino's Pizza ®
Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is the recognized world leader in pizza delivery. Domino's is listed on the NYSE under the symbol "DPZ." As of the second quarter of 2012, through its global footprint primarily made up of locally-owned and operated franchises, Domino's operated a network of 9,924 franchised and Company-owned stores in
the United States
and over 70 international markets. During the second quarter of 2012, Domino's had global retail sales of nearly
, comprised of over
domestically and nearly
internationally. Domino's Pizza had global retail sales of over
in 2011, comprised of over
domestically and over
, Pizza Today named Domino's its "Chain of the Year" for the second straight year – making the company a three-time overall winner, and the first pizza delivery company to receive the honor in back-to-back years. In 2011, Domino's was ranked #1 in Forbes Magazine's "Top 20 Franchises for the Money" list.
SOURCE Domino's Pizza