Carryout carries Domino's through a tough period

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.


Inflation and consumer shifts take a bite out of pizza demand

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.

The pizza chain will have a fleet of 800 electric vehicles, which it says will be the largest EV pizza delivery fleet in the U.S.

The Bottom Line: The world’s biggest restaurant chain and the world’s biggest pizza chain are increasingly going head-to-head for budget consumers.

The pizza delivery chain has seen its unit growth slow in the U.S., but it remains bullish on its overall growth potential here.

The pizza chain is raising the price of its $5.99 carryout offer to $6.99 as those sales continue to perform well. It argues that inflation will be bad for the delivery business.

The pizza chain sold the locations for $41.1 million. It also said its same-store sales improved in the U.S. last quarter.

The “Inflation Relief Deal” covers all menu items nationwide and comes amid a growing value push.

The Bottom Line: Consumers are apparently warming to the coffee giant. But the pizza chain is calling it quits in the marke

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