Domino's Like-For-Like Sales Decrease 5.9% In Ireland
Domino's Pizza has revealed that its like-for-like sales in Ireland decreased by 5.9% between December 31, 2019, and June 14, 2020.
In contrast, the company's like-for-like sales in the UK increased by 3.7% during the same period.
Domino's said that it believes that "wider consumer spending weakness due to the COVID-19 lockdown has been more pronounced in Ireland."
Domino's Pizza Group Plc CEO Dominic Paul stated, "I joined the group at a time of unprecedented trading conditions and have spent my first few weeks as CEO becoming fully immersed in the business. I have been hugely impressed by the hard work, dedication and agility of our colleagues and our franchisee partners to keep Domino’s delivering, and I would like to say a big thank you to the entire team.
"Throughout this crisis, we have focused on looking after our people and working together with our franchisee partners to safely serve our customers and help our communities. I am proud of the performance of our system during this period, and that the vast majority of our stores have remained open. I am looking forward to giving a more detailed update on our performance and sharing my first impressions of the business at our first half results presentation in August."
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