Domino's Pizza Inc.
) is set to launch its new restaurant in Metairie, New Orleans in
association with its franchisee owner, Glenn Mueller, on May 28,
2013. The opening will mark the debut of the company's first
'pizza theater' store design in Metairie.
Apart from this new Metairie unit, the company operates two
other pizza theater restaurants in the Greater New Orleans area.
The company's franchise partner believes that this new design
concept has immense untapped opportunities for Domino's, with the
potential to place the brand as a leading one in the region
Domino's has been consistently improving its operation in
order to strengthen its potential as a brand and improve its
client experience which in turn will help drive traffic. Domino's
has started implementing a new retail design concept named
in its restaurants, which features spacious lobby and an
open-space to observe the entire cooking process. The company has
also installed an electronic board in these new concept
restaurants for easy tracking of orders. We believe that this new
initiative will boost Domino's' sales, going forward.
This Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) company boasts a strong market share
in the U.S. pizza category, which primarily comprises delivery,
dine-in and carry-out segments. The company is the market leader
in the delivery segment in the U.S. and ranks second in the
carry-out segment. Internationally, it is the second largest
pizza delivery service based on the number of units and
It delivered solid results in 2012 and continued its winning
momentum in first-quarter 2013. Its first-quarter results beat
the Zacks Consensus Estimate for both earnings per share and
revenues and also grew year over year, driven by improved
volumes, global market share growth and operating margin
Some other restaurateurs, which look attractive at current
Bloomin' Brands, Inc.
CEC Entertainment Inc.
Burger King Worldwide Inc.
). While Bloomin' Brands and CEC Entertainment carry a Zacks Rank
#1 (Strong Buy), Burger King retains a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
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