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Australia Domino’s Crowdsources New Pizza Launches

Domino's Australian sub-franchisor is testing new product launches that are crowd-inspired. A mobile app, Pizza Mogul, allows the crowds to vote on what pizzas fit Australian tastes – like anchovies, spinach and chili lime drizzled pizza.

Q3 Sales Sizzle for Domino’s Franchisees

ANN ARBOR, Mich. – Domino's Pizza Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) announced last Tuesday that its franchise same-store sales growth was up a large-sized 7.8 percent in its third quarter compared to a year ago.

Domino's Lacks Authority to Be Held Liable for Employee of Franchisee

SAN FRANCISCO – In a sexual harassment lawsuit, the California Supreme Court presented franchisors with a big victory last week. The high court ruled that Domino’s Pizza could not be held liable for the bad behavior of an employee in a franchised location because the franchise agreement defines the limits of liability in employment claims.

Franchisee Files SEC Whistleblower Complaint against Domino's Pizza

350px-The_Office_of_the_Whistleblower(SEC)_SymbolANN ARBOR, Michigan – A franchisee, financially devastated through years of disputes and litigation with Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ), is now taking a new path in fighting against the publicly traded pizza giant. And this time he is doing it without an attorney.

CEO: Domino's Pizza an E-Commerce Company

Domino's Pizza CEO Patrick Doyle discusses with CNBC how the utilization of technology helps the franchise chain reach new consumers amidst a landscape of growing competition.

NY AG Settles Labor Violations with 6 Domino's Franchisees

A Domino's Pizza storefront in Long Beach, New York
A Domino's Pizza store in Mt. Vernon, New York. Photo/bmm

NEW YORK -  Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced settlements with six Domino’s franchisees over labor violations, requiring them to pay $448,000 in restitution to 750 employees.

Marketing: Domino's Features Hispanic Franchisee

Domino's is changing its ads when it comes to Hispanics. It hopes to lure more to its pizzas by featuring Hispanic franchisees through a Spanish-language TV campaign. AdAge.com explains.

Franchise Securitization Is Back

They're baaack —asset-backed securities, or ABS that is. Record low interest rates have spurred investors over the past year to rediscover higher yielding bonds that franchisors like Domino's Pizza issue. The bonds are based on estimated future royalties that franchisees are committed to pay.

Domino’s Dominates Pizza Chains in Brand Loyalty

A customer orders at a Domino's restaurant
photo supplied by Domino's Pizza

NEW YORK — Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE:DPZ) is number one when it comes customer loyalty in the pizza shop sector. The 2013 annual ranking of brands with the highest loyalty was released by market researcher Brand Keys this month.

Franchisor Liable for Franchisee Employment Actions

In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeal in Patterson v. Domino's Pizza, LLC, 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 753 (June 27, 2012), held that the trial court erred in granting summary judgment to a franchisor.