Malta Welcomes Its First Domino’s® Store

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, has opened its first store in Birkirkara, Malta. Residents of the largest city in Malta have already embraced the recently-opened store and the Domino’s experience by driving record sales in its first week of operations. Anatron, a Domino’s master franchisee…

President Mugabe supports local farmers; bans fruit, vegetable Imports

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Agriculture Minister Joseph Made told the Herald newspaper he had been directed by President Robert Mugabe to stop the importation of fruit and vegetables because “they waste much needed foreign currency ” – the agriculture minister said on Tuesday. Last year Zimbabwe spent more than $80 million on fruit and vegetables, according…

Fat Joe Steps Up For Puerto Rican Hurricane Victims

MIAMI, Florida — Puerto Rican rapper Fat Joe with the help of Jay-Z and Tidal, and supplies from New York with the help of Governor Andrew Cuomo, shipped out 2 million pounds worth of goods and supplies – to help displaced victims of Hurricane Maria by the way of five planes to the island. Ett…

Tidal is Sending Help to Puerto Rico

NEW YORK — Tidal the music streaming tech company spearheaded in ownership by Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter is stepping in and stepping up to help rebuild Puerto Rico which was hit by an devastated by Hurricane Maria. TIDAL is partnering with New York governor Andrew Cuomos Empire State Relief and Recovery Effort to send 200,000 pounds…

Detroit hip hop stars lead ‘Turn up the Vote’ rally

DETROIT, Michigan — Detroit City Council member Mary Sheffield used an element of surprise as an incentive with the help of some Detroit hip hop artists for a Turn up the Vote rally at Detroit Edison Public School. Sheffield set up the innaugural rally to help teach students about their civic duty by using rap, something…

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive

SAUDI ARABIA — Saudi Arabia has reversed a longstanding rule, announcing that it will now allow women to drive. In a royal decree signed by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the order said it will be effective immediately but the rollout will take months, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday. A high-level committee…

Domino’s Opens First Store in Slovakia

ANN ARBOR, Michigan — Domino’s Pizza announced that it will be opening its first store in Slovakia. The residents of the capital city of Bratislava will now be able to experience hot, freshly-baked pizza delivered to their doorstep by Domino’s. Daufood, the master franchisee for Domino’s Slovakia, has opened the store in cooperation with its…

Beyonce Travels To Houston, Volunteers At Hurricane Harvey-Ravaged Houston Church

HOUSTON, Texas — Prior to the upcoming Hurricane Relief telethon, Beyoncé Knowles -Carter returned to Houston on Friday (Sept. 8), where she honored Hurricane Harvey survivors in her hometown. She was accompanied by her mother, Tina Lawson, daughter Blue Ivy, and Destiny’s Child groupmate Michelle Williams. She took photos with the families and met up…

Starbucks Names Rosalind Brewer Group President and Chief Operating Officer

SEATTLE, Washington — Starbucks Corporation announced that they have appointed Rosalind Brewer as group president and chief operating officer, effective Oct. 2. Brewer, former President and CEO of Sam’s Club and current Starbucks board member, has more than 30 years of management experience and more than 10 years of experience leading multi-national retailers. “Starbucks is a…

James Harden pledges $1 million for Harvey relief

HOUSTON, Texas — The Houston Rockets point guard James Harden says he will donate $1 million to the city of Houston to aid in Hurricane Harvey recovery. Harden made the announcement Saturday with Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. They spoke at a news conference at the NRG Center, which has housed evacuees since Harvey swamped the…