February 15, 1998
MIAMI -- To get from the nearest Domino's Pizza franchise to the affluent seaside resort of Amelia Island Plantation, Fla., you have to pass through American Beach, a tiny enclave where all but four of the 75 residents are black.Yet residents of Amelia Island Plantation could get a Domino's pizza delivered at home, but James and Joyce Robinson and their American Beach neighbors had to go to a convenience store in town and wait for their delivery.Power Pizza Inc., which operates the Domino's franchise in nearby Fernandina Beach, believed that American Beach was not a safe area for home delivery.
January 12, 2010
For a pizza joint, it's a bold move to tell customers your crust tasted like cardboard and your sauce was like ketchup. But that's just what Domino's Pizza Inc. has been saying since last month in untraditional ads about the recipes it abandoned when it launched its reformulated pizza. The company's incoming CEO said the chain had no choice but to be honest about its old recipe pizza to win back customers. - Associated Press
May 20, 2006
Howard County police charged three teenagers yesterday in the robbery of a 69-year-old Domino's pizza delivery man in an Ellicott City parking lot. The victim told police that two suspects, wearing ski masks and bandanas, approached him at gunpoint at about 11:45 p.m. Thursday in the 3200 block of Wheaton Way, stole cash from him and fled on foot. At 2 a.m. yesterday, Pfc. John Coonts stopped a 1995 Toyota Camry and found marijuana, a ski mask, a bandana, Domino's pizza boxes, money and a BB gun in the car. Hugh Merrill Scoggins, 18, of Treyburn Court in Ellicott City, and Corey Freeman, 17, of Columbia, were charged as adults.
May 4, 1993
Pizza Hut announced yesterday that because of the test-market success of its new Bigfoot pizza, it is adding 50,000 permanent part-time jobs at its restaurants.Pizza Hut, a subsidiary of Pepsico Inc., operates more than 7,000 American restaurants and delivery units and more than 2,000 outlets in 73 foreign countries."It's a gratifying feeling to be hiring this many new employees at a time when our economy needs a real boost," said Allan Huston, Pizza Hut's chairman and chief executive.The new jobs, which will include delivery driver, cashier, food server and dough master, will boost Pizza Hut's 235,000 systemwide employee base by 21 percent, a Pizza Hut spokesman said.
January 12, 2010
Smaller, electric cars reign at Detroit auto show Electric, hybrid and small cars will grab center stage at the Detroit auto show this week, as the industry adapts to a world reshaped by recession and environmental worries. Ford wants to build on success in midsize sedans and reignite small-car sales, while Hyundai aims to extend last year's triumph in budget-conscious models. GM and Chrysler will start fresh with electric vehicles but also try to boost their small-car credibility.
July 15, 2011
Police are investigating a July 11 armed robbery reported at Domino's Pizza. According to police, two men, one with a handgun, entered the Domino's restaurant in the 7700 block of Old Sandy Spring Road and announced a robbery. The men, dressed in black and wearing masks, obtained a small amount of money, police said, and then left in the direction of Old Sandy Spring Road. Police said the robbery was captured on video.