Domino's UK And ROI System Sales Increase 4.4%

By Dave Simpson
Domino's UK And ROI System Sales Increase 4.4%

Domino's has released a trading update for the 13 week period that ended on December 29, 2019, which reveals that its UK and Republic of Ireland system sales rose 4.4% during last year's fourth quarter.

The pizza chain's Republic of Ireland system sales increased 2.6% in local currency and 0.9% on a reported basis. ROI like-for-like sales in local currency, excluding splits, were down 1%, and down 2.4% including splits.

UK Statistics

Meanwhile, UK system sales were up 4.6%. The UK accounted for 94.4% of UK and ROI system sales overall. UK like-for-like growth, excluding stores in split territories, was 3.9%, and 2.6% including stores in split territories.

On an including splits basis, UK like-for-like orders were up 0.3%; items per order were down 2.4%; product mix impact was up 2.1%; and price was up 2.6%, which was a continuation of the trend seen through the first nine months of the year. The total number of UK orders during Q4 2019 was 17.3 million, which was 2.3% larger than the number recorded for Q4 2018. During last year as a whole, the number of UK orders increased 1.2% to 65.3 million.

Online Sales

Additionally, ROI online sales increased 11% during Q4 2019 while the UK saw an 8.3% increase in online sales.



In a statement on the company's website, Domino's CEO David Wild said, "I am pleased with the performance of our core UK and Ireland markets, with system sales up 4.4% and UK like-for-likes up 3.9%, against a strong comparative and a competitive backdrop. This performance was driven by the power of our brand, our strong digital capabilities and the operational expertise of our franchisee partners."

International Statistics

Domino's international system sales decreased 5% on a reported basis, and were down 1.4% in local currency, during Q4 2019.

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