This is an environmental analysis for Dominos Pizza.

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Domino's Pizza was founded in 1960 and operates a network of company-owned and franchise-owned stores in the U.S.A. and internationally. Domino's is recognized world wide as the leader in pizza delivery, Reinforced by their well-known slogan, "Get the door. It's Domino's."

In order to effectively do an environmental analysis, one must look at the company's external environment. The external environment has 3 components: the remote environment, the industry environment, and the operating environment. Each of those three components have their own subcategories.

In this paper I will describe some of the external factors that will affect Domino's external environment over the next ten years. In the remote environment I will discuss the economic, social, and technological issues that will affect Domino's over the next decade. For the industry environment I will discuss the substitute availability and competitive rivalry facing Domino's. Finally, for the operating environment, I will be discussing the competitors, customers, and suppliers.

When combining all of the information, I will be able to project some long term objectives for Domino's Pizza. To achieve long-term prosperity, strategic planners commonly establish long-term objectives in seven areas: Profitability, productivity, competitive position, employee development, employee, relations, technological leadership, and public responsibility. I will use a few of these objectives in order to formulate a plan for Domino's Pizza.

Remote Environment

Economic factors concern the nature and direction of the economy in which a firm operates. Because consumption patterns are affected by the relative affluence of various market segments, each firm must consider economic trends in the segments that affect its industry.

World events can affect the consumers purchasing habits in a negative or positive way. Recent events such as Hurricane Katrina, and the attacks on the world trade center. These events had a negative effect on our economy, and consumers...