World’s largest pizza company to open milestone store in La Junta, Colorado
ANN ARBOR, MI (StLouisRestaurantReview) Domino’s Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), the largest pizza company in the world based on global retail sales, is celebrating the monumental grand opening of the brand’s 18,000th store in the world today in La Junta, Colorado.
“This is a remarkable milestone for Domino’s, and I am thrilled it is happening in La Junta,” said Ritch Allison, Domino’s CEO. “We’ve grown our total global store count by more than 5,100 stores in the past five years, and we couldn’t be more ecstatic to commemorate the brand’s 18,000th store in the world, right here in Colorado.”
The commemorative 18,000th store, located at 1 Conley Road, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony with Allison; Frank Garrido, Domino’s executive vice president of U.S. operations and support; La Junta Domino’s franchise owner Brian Bailey; and other key company executives on Thursday, July 15 at 11 a.m. Bailey will also present an $18,000 donation to La Junta Associated Charities in honor of the 18,000th store.
“I’m honored to have the La Junta store be a part of this milestone, and I’m thrilled that we can give back to an organization that does such tremendous work in the local community,” said Bailey. “La Junta Associated Charities provide food and emergency relief to those in need, and I’m so grateful our Domino’s team can help support their mission.”
La Junta Associated Charities is a nonprofit organization that assists low-income individuals and families who find themselves in desperate situations. The organization was established in 1980 and is funded through donations, grants, and government programs.