Finalists in this category are selected on the basis of an organic growthstrategy that has delivered outstanding increases in sales, profits andmarket share. Domino's growth success is attributed to the company'scontinued rapid expansion, commitment to delivering high standards tocustomers, innovative operations and marketing and its ability to leveragethe combined entrepreneurial drive of over 150 franchisees.
Domino's Pizza has reported excellent growth over recent years, with systemsales increasing from £98.4m in 2001 to £200.7m last year; operating profitup from £3.2m in 2001 to £10.4m last year; earnings per share up from 4.00pence in 2001 to 16.25 pence last year and number of stores up from 215 atthe start of 2001 to 428 by June 2006.
Commenting on the selection, Chief Executive of Domino's Pizza, StephenHemsley, says, 'It is an honour to be short-listed as a finalist in theNational Business Awards and I am delighted that the efforts of ourfranchisees and team members have been acknowledged by the scheme.
'Our philosophy is to remain focused on doing one thing very well -delivering a great-tasting, oven-hot pizza on time, every time. Wesuccessfully maintain close and effective partnerships with our franchiseesand this enables us to deliver upon our promises to customers andshareholders.'
Domino's Pizza is up against nine other companies in the category andwinners will be announced at the gala dinner on 7th November at GrosvenorHouse, London.
Published: 1 November 2006
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