Skip to main content

"Domino's Becomes A Tech Company That Happens To Make Pizza."  

"Domino's Named 2018 Tech Accelerator of the Year.

These are a few of the headlines about Domino's. Yes, the pizza company. They even got the blessing of Jim "Bear Stearns is fine"Cramer, who said "Domino's is a fantastic technology company." 

Despite being a pizza company at heart, you can't argue with the results of pivoting to a "technology company." Shares of Domino's are up nearly 300% over the last 5 years.
But the company is now facing a problem that may test just how much of a “technology company” it actually is. You'd think it wouldn't be an issue for Guillermo Robles to order a pizza. However, it is, as he is blind and Domino's doesn't offer an accessible website or app to blind people. 

Robles filed a lawsuit against Domino’s alleging that the Americans with Disabilities Act, a 1990 law that requires businesses to make accommodations for individuals with disabilities, applied to the websites and apps of businesses with physical locations. After a federal appeals court agreed, the case may now end up in the Supreme Court after Domino’s petitioned them to hear his case. Domino’s argues there aren’t yet clear rules governing how to make their web platforms ADA compliant. 

The potential implications of this case can’t be understated; it could essentially determine the rights of disabled people on the internet. From 2017 to 2018, the number of lawsuits over inaccessible websites grew from 814 to more than 2,200, according to the accessible technology firm UsableNet. 

So while this case plays out in the courts, maybe Domino’s can prove it can be a Silicon Valley darling and create an accessible website and app for blind people. After all, it is a “technology company” now and it has to meet its MAU metrics and monetize mobile.


Screen Shot 2019-05-29 at 4.38.12 PM

Welcome To The Nonsense Economy

No, you're feeling is correct, none of this makes sense.

Hot "New" "Tech" Company Sells "Edible" Pizza

By bulking up tech operations, Domino's is making it easier for you to put down the bong and order bad pizza.


Robinhood Is Worth $7.6 Billion Now, And All It Had To Do Was Sell Its Soul

Can you still be the anti-Wall Street app when you've come to epitomize The New Wall Street?

Screen Shot 2019-07-24 at 1.25.50 PM

Like Wu Tang, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York Is For The Children

The New York Fed's new comic book teaches kids about monetary policy via aliens and ice cream, which feels right these days.

Jay Powell Alpha

If Everyone Is A 401K Millionaire, Is Anyone?

We have never seen this many 401K accounts with $100M+ in Jay Powell should definitely keep cutting.