Tom Monaghan and his brother James buy “DomiNick's”, a pizza home delivery store located in Ypsilanti, Michigan, in the north of the United States.
Tom Monaghan renames his company “Domino’s Pizza, Inc.”.
The 200th Domino’s Pizza store opens.
Domino’s Pizza sets out to conquer the world.
Domino's opens its 5,000th store.
Domino's Pizza establishes its presence on the Belgian market.
Domino's launches its Web site (www.dominos.com).
Domino's Pizza opens its 1,500th store outside the United States, opening seven stores in one day on five continents. The company also adopts a new brand image, supported by a campaign - "Image 2000" - to introduce its new logo and store concept, designed to be both more human and contemporary.
The company opens its 6,000th store, in San Francisco, California.
At the end of 1998, holding company Domino's Pizza International intervenes directly to relaunch the brand in France, so as to make the best possible use of resources and, at the same time, enable its stores to take full advantage of the company’s expertise. Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino's Pizza, announces that he is to retire, selling his 93% stake in the company to Bain Capital, Inc.
Domino's Pizza International now has 1,986 stores located outside the USA, 33 of them in France.
With 6,598 outlets spread throughout the world and sales in 1999 of $3.4 billion, Domino's Pizza ranks fifth among the major American fast food concerns active internationally, making it the world's largest pizza home delivery company.
Control of Domino’s Pizza Belgium is transferred to master franchisor Domino’s Pizza Entreprises, bringing together the company's interests in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Australia and New Zealand. Domino's Pizza buys the Alvolo chain, converting seven of the company’s outlets to the Domino's format and brand.
Domino’s Pizza buys the Pizza Company chain.
Domino’s Pizza celebrates its 50th anniversary!