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Dominos Tops £10 Million in Mobile Sales and Launches New Android App(May 19, 2011)
(PRWEB UK) 19 May 2011
Dominos Pizza, the pizza delivery expert, has topped sales of £10 million through its mobile channels. The companys phenomenal growth in mobile sales has today been bolstered with the launch of Dominos new Android ordering app.
Dominos existing mobile channels include an iPhone ordering app and mobile optimised website. The iPhone app, first launched in September, has achieved over 500,000 downloads to date. Dominos mobile optimised website was introduced in December, making it possible for BlackBerry and other smart phone users to also order pizza whenever and wherever they are. Pizza sales taken through the iPhone app and mobile optimised ordering site have just reached over £10 million.
The Android app, launched today, is the newest addition to Dominos suite of mobile ordering channels. The free app has many of the same features as Dominos iPhone app including a carousel style menu to allow customers to select their favourite pizzas, sides, desserts, subs and drinks. Pizzas can be customised by pinching to resize the base and scattering on a range of tasty toppings before sending the order straight to the store. Android users can also be in with the chance of winning money off their next order by popping their pizza in the oven and swiping or blowing away the steam to reveal a code. Then, while the pizza is in the real oven, users can keep tabs on its progress with the real-time pizza tracker.
Simon Wallis, sales and marketing director for Dominos, said: Were always looking for innovative ways to allow our customers to order. We first launched online ordering ten years ago and, based on its phenomenal success, we were keen to capitalise on new opportunities created by mobile channels. Investing in this type of technology is now paying dividends for us, achieving pizza sales of over £10 million. With sales of Android phones reported to be up 810 per cent year on year*, were excited about what the future holds with the launch of our new app, which will allow even more pizza lovers to order on the move.
Download Dominos free apps from the Apple App Store and Android Market.
- GfK Retail and Technology Report, March 2011
Notes to Editors:
Dominos Pizza UK & IRL plc is the leading player in the fast-growing pizza delivery market and holds the exclusive master franchise to own, operate and franchise Dominos Pizza stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The first UK store opened in Luton in 1985 and the first Irish store opened in 1991.
As at 27 March 2011, there were 672 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Of these, 530 stores are in England, 47 are in Scotland, 27 are in Wales, 18 are in Northern Ireland, one is on the Isle of Man, 48 are in the Republic of Ireland and one is a mobile unit.
Founded in 1960, Dominos Pizza is one of the worlds leading pizza delivery brands. Through its primarily franchised system, Dominos Pizza operates a global network of more than 9,350 Dominos Pizza stores in over 65 countries. Dominos Pizza has a singular focus the home delivery of pizza, freshly made to order with high quality ingredients.
Customers in the UK can order online at http://www.dominos.co.uk and customers in the Republic of Ireland can order online at http://www.dominos.ie. In addition, iPhone customers can order by downloading the free Dominos app.
For more information, please contact:
The Dominos Pizza Press Office
Dominos Pizza Group Ltd
Tel: 01908 580654
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