Domino's Pizza's last stores in Italy have been closed after the firm that operated its outlets in the country filed for bankruptcy, it has emerged. The pizza chain has been in business for more than 40 years and has more than 2,000 stores in the UK.

The fast food chain filed for bankruptcy in early April. It was impacted by the pandemic, bankruptcy documents show. The company has been granted 90 days of bankruptcy protection. The move has been celebrated by some social media users. The bankruptcy process is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

The Italian firm had already been scaling back the business from its peak in 2020, while deliveries stopped from the end of July. As of 2020, the company directly managed 23 outlets in Italy and another six stores were run through sub-franchising. The UK and Ireland has more than 1,200 stores, making it the biggest Domino's market in Europe.
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