Top 10 Pizza Restaurants in the World 2016

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1. Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s Pizza was founded in 1960 at Ypsilanti, Michigan by Thomas and James Monaghan brothers and has been a highly recognized global pizza chain across countries.

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Domino’s Pizza has been operating over 12500 company-owned and franchise outlets in 80 countries. It has started its first franchise store in 1967 and first international store in 1987 in Canada and Australia, and is one the most popular and easily recognized pizza brands.


Domino’s pizza primarily focused on delivery and carryout segments for over 50 years. The supply chain segment has 18 manufacturing and supply chain sites in United States and five in Canada. The supply chain segment contributes to the major part of revenue and earns $1.38 billion revenue. In 2015, Domino’s Pizza added 901 stores into its network which includes domestic company-owned, domestic franchise and International stores.

In 2007, Domino’s pizza introduced Oreo dessert pizza which is a thin dessert-style crust with vanilla sauce layer covered with Oreo cookies. It had become the largest sandwich delivery store with the launch of oven baked sandwich. In 2008, it completely restructures its menu with changes in existing products and introduction of new products such as Handmade Pan Pizza and Specialty Chicken. In 2012, Domino’s Pizza opened its 10000th store and simultaneously 12000th store in 2015. In 2013, all Domino’s Pizza stores started adopting a new “Pizza Theatre” design to allow customers to view their orders being prepared in front of them. In the same year, it launched online ordering of pizza on which also save information about customers to enable customers to order quickly. In 2000, Domino’s worldwide sales crossed $3.5 billion. In 2015, the global sales increased by 11% over 2014. The revenue increased by 11.2% over 2014.

Total Revenue: $ 2216.5 Mn

Number of Stores: 12530



In order to find the top 10 pizza restaurant chains, top pizza restaurant chains was chosen and its revenue and number of store across all countries was found.

The revenue and number of stores was given 60% and 40% weightage to calculate the total weighted grade points

The restaurant chains are sorted as per these grade points and found the Top 10 pizza restaurant chains in the world.