Would Domino's ever work with third-party delivery? Maybe

The pizza delivery giant is keeping the door open regarding aggregators such as DoorDash and Uber Eats. The company uses a simple, risk-reward calculation in evaluating whether it makes sense to be on those apps.


With delivery sales still slow, Domino's looks to improve its service

The pizza chain will train its franchisees this summer in a bid to improve delivery times and service. It is also planning changes to its loyalty program and a redesign of its e-commerce platform.

The pizza chain’s same-store sales rose 3.6% in the U.S. and its profits improved, sending the company’s stock higher. But the stock quickly turned south later in the morning.

The Bottom Line: The pizza delivery chain saw a dramatic shift toward carryout last year, which it blamed on the impact inflation is having on consumers. So why aren’t we aren’t DoorDash and Uber Eats saying the same thing?

The pizza delivery chain, which has been targeting traditional fast-food restaurants more aggressively of late, now has an app that will let you order from the car.

The Bottom Line: CEO Russell Weiner bought more than $1 million in stock earlier this month. But reversing the stock price’s recent slump will take a lot more.

The company reimburses its executives for their purchases of Domino’s food, which gives us some insight into their pizza-buying habits. CEO Russ Weiner bought $7,000 worth of pizzas last year.

The pizza chain’s delivery sales are falling as consumers shift to other options. But its carryout business has become a major source of customers.

Quick-service pizza delivery chains like Domino's and Papa Johns have reported weaker sales and traffic as consumers look for other options, or simply decide to stay home.

Customers can order up Domino’s Loaded Tots along with their gameday pizzas on Sunday.

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