Russians will nonetheless be capable to get pizza in its residence nation. The Russian restaurateur and rapper who took over Russia’s Starbucks shops in 2022 have bought Domino’s Pizza‘s Russian items, in keeping with a Reuters report.
Restaurateur Anton Pikskiy and Russian rapper Timani will change the identify to “Domino Pizza” — eradicating the “s” and altering the “i” to the equal Russian letter и. There are 120 franchised items in Russia with an estimated 2,000 workers.
Beforehand, the Russian Domino’s items had been owned by franchise group DP Eurasia, which introduced earlier this month it will file for chapter after trying to promote its enterprise in Russia, Turkey, Azerbaijan and Georgia, in keeping with Reuters.
When the announcement was made Wednesday, a DP Eurasia spokesperson stated the franchise group had no remark, however did state the chapter petition had been filed.
Pinskiy and Timanti had beforehand taken over Russia’s Starbucks enterprise, renaming it Stars Espresso, for round 500 million rubles ($6 million).