Domino's Pizza chain opens three new outlets in province
Three Domino's Pizza stores will open in Northern Ireland this week, creating 100 jobs in Larne, Armagh and Carrickfergus.
Chris Moore, chief executive officer for Domino's Pizza UK and Ireland welcomed the news.
"We are delighted to be opening three new stores in Northern Ireland," he said.
"We continue to thrive as the number one pizza delivery expert and bringing 100 new jobs to the towns of Larne, Carrickfergus and Armagh is a fantastic achievement for us and a welcome boost for the local economies.
"In the UK and Ireland, our aim is to open 60 new stores this year.
"We are very proud to continue to open new stores, build our business and generate employment in this challenging economic climate."
The new outlets are in Redlands Road, Port of Larne Leisure and Retail Park, Woodburn Road, Carrickfergus and The Mall West, Armagh.
The first UK store opened in Luton in 1985 and the first Irish store opened in 1991.
As of this week there were 665 stores in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, with 15 in Northern Ireland.
Founded in 1960, Domino's Pizza is one of the world's leading pizza delivery brands.
Over 20,000 team members work in the chain's UK and Irish stores and in a range of support functions ranging from marketing, IT and training to fresh dough production in Milton Keynes, Penrith and Naas in the Republic.