Welcome!

Wearables Authors: Zakia Bouachraoui, Yeshim Deniz, Elizabeth White, Liz McMillan, Pat Romanski

News Feed Item

Domino's Pizza Supports ITV'S Text Santa Campaign

LONDON, December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Domino's Pizza, the pizza delivery expert, has teamed up with ITV to support the Text Santa Campaign.  Domino's offers its customers the opportunity to donate money to charity everyday via Pennies, the electronic charity box.  From Thursday, November 29, until the end of the year, every Domino's customer that orders their pizza online or via the mobile app will be given the option to round up their order and donate those spare pennies to the Text Santa charity appeal.

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121012/567789 )

The Text Santa campaign supports six very deserving charities, namely, Age UK, Anthony Nolan, Carers UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Together for Short Lives and Whizz-Kidz.

Simon Wallis, Sales and Marketing Director for Domino's, said: "Text Santa is a great campaign and one we are proud to support.  Giving our customers the opportunity to donate their spare change to this charity appeal was an easy decision for us."  

Jeanette Moffat, Production Executive of ITV commented: "It's great to have Domino's Pizza onboard.  I hope Domino's customers will be happy to spare a few pennies this Christmas and donate to Text Santa.  Every penny really can make such a difference to so many people."

To find out more about Text Santa, please log onto http://www.itv.com/textsanta and to order your next pizza and donate your spare pennies to this appeal, please log onto http://www.dominos.co.uk 

Notes to Editors:

Domino's Pizza Group plc is the leading player in the fast-growing pizza delivery market and holds the exclusive master franchise to own, operate and franchise Domino's Pizza stores in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg. The first UK store opened in Luton in 1985 and the first Irish store opened in 1991. In April 2011, the Group acquired a majority stake in the exclusive master franchise to own, operate and franchise Domino's Pizza stores in Germany. In September 2012, the Group acquired the master franchise for Switzerland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein and an option to open stores in Austria prior to the end of 2014.

As at 24 September 2012, there were 770 stores in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Germany and Switzerland. Of these, 597 stores are in England, 51 are in Scotland, 30 are in Wales, 20 are in Northern Ireland, one is on the Isle of Man, one is a mobile unit, 48 are in the Republic of Ireland, 10 are in Germany and 12 are in Switzerland.

Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is one of the world's leading pizza delivery brands. Through its primarily franchised system, Domino's Pizza operates a global network of more than 10,000 Domino's Pizza stores in 73 international markets. Domino's Pizza has a singular focus - the home delivery of pizza, freshly made to order with high quality ingredients.

Customers in the UK can order online at http://www.dominos.co.uk, in the Republic of Ireland at http://www.dominos.ie and in Germany at http://www.dominos.de. In addition, mobile customers can order by downloading Domino's free iPhone, iPad and Android apps. 

About Pennies: 

The Pennies Foundation, a registered charity, has created Pennies, the electronic charity box. We're all familiar with the idea of dropping our change into the charity box sitting on the shop counter. The electronic charity box is exactly the same idea but it works instead when we pay by card or electronically. That means that it works just as well for online or high-street shopping.

Pennies makes giving to charity easy and affordable for all: customers can simply press 'YES' on the Chip and PIN machine in-store, or click the 'Donate' button online.  The request is for micro-donations - literally a few pennies (1p-99p). The Pennies Foundation then ensures that all the donations are received by the charities named on the virtual tin.

The retailer chooses the charity or charities to benefit from the majority of the amount collected with the remainder split equally across ten other UK charities which cover a range of causes like cancer, children, homelessness and the elderly.

It's quick: one small step in the payment process, it's the consumers' choice and it's private too.  There's no pressure or commitment to give and every penny goes to charity.  

Micro-donations are powerful. There are 43 million card holders in the UK today, and around 1 million card transactions an hour. If the UK's card holders donated a penny a day, well over £150m would be raised for charity every year.

Pennies launched with its first retailer, Domino's Pizza in November 2010.  Since then The Zizzi, Travelodge and The Entertainer have also adopted Pennies and others will launch soon.

For further information please visit: http://www.pennies.org.uk 

About Text Santa: 

The Text Santa appeal returns for it's second year and is working on behalf of specially chosen charities offering life-changing services to vulnerable people throughout the UK. This year's charities are Age UK, Anthony Nolan, Carers UK, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Together for Short Lives and Whizz-Kidz.

The show, to be broadcast on ITV1 on the 21st of December will bring to life the six chosen charities and viewers will be encouraged to donate throughout the night as part of the Text Santa appeal. People can also get involved beforehand in the run up to the show, with adults and kids fundraising packs available for download now from http://www.itv.com/textsanta.

For more information, please contact:
The Domino's Pizza Press Office
Domino's Pizza Group Ltd
Tel: +44(0)1908-580654
E: [email protected]


Ref: DPGL/AL/742


SOURCE Domino's Pizza

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
The deluge of IoT sensor data collected from connected devices and the powerful AI required to make that data actionable are giving rise to a hybrid ecosystem in which cloud, on-prem and edge processes become interweaved. Attendees will learn how emerging composable infrastructure solutions deliver the adaptive architecture needed to manage this new data reality. Machine learning algorithms can better anticipate data storms and automate resources to support surges, including fully scalable GPU-c...
A valuable conference experience generates new contacts, sales leads, potential strategic partners and potential investors; helps gather competitive intelligence and even provides inspiration for new products and services. Conference Guru works with conference organizers to pass great deals to great conferences, helping you discover new conferences and increase your return on investment.
Poor data quality and analytics drive down business value. In fact, Gartner estimated that the average financial impact of poor data quality on organizations is $9.7 million per year. But bad data is much more than a cost center. By eroding trust in information, analytics and the business decisions based on these, it is a serious impediment to digital transformation.
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. ...
Business professionals no longer wonder if they'll migrate to the cloud; it's now a matter of when. The cloud environment has proved to be a major force in transitioning to an agile business model that enables quick decisions and fast implementation that solidify customer relationships. And when the cloud is combined with the power of cognitive computing, it drives innovation and transformation that achieves astounding competitive advantage.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Silicon India has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Published in Silicon Valley, Silicon India magazine is the premiere platform for CIOs to discuss their innovative enterprise solutions and allows IT vendors to learn about new solutions that can help grow their business.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that "IoT Now" was named media sponsor of CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York, which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City, NY. IoT Now explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs, and it passes on some lessons learned from those who have taken the first steps in next-gen IoT services.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5–7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buye...
Founded in 2000, Chetu Inc. is a global provider of customized software development solutions and IT staff augmentation services for software technology providers. By providing clients with unparalleled niche technology expertise and industry experience, Chetu has become the premiere long-term, back-end software development partner for start-ups, SMBs, and Fortune 500 companies. Chetu is headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with thirteen offices throughout the U.S. and abroad.
SYS-CON Events announced today that DatacenterDynamics has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7–9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. DatacenterDynamics is a brand of DCD Group, a global B2B media and publishing company that develops products to help senior professionals in the world's most ICT dependent organizations make risk-based infrastructure and capacity decisions.