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Just a year after Domino's claimed that some Italians were 'not afraid of putting pineapple on pizza', the American delivery giant closed its final store in the country.
Blaming 'significantly increased competition in the food delivery market', Domino's has shut the last of its 29 branches in Italy, seven years after it opened the first.
Domino's had planned to open 880 stores and cook up a two per cent market share in the home of pizza.
But cultural differences and the strength of existing pizza sellers put a stop to the company's bold plans before they were oven ready.
Domino's had hoped to open 880 restaurants across Italy, but failed after a peak of just 34
Pizzeria O'Barone in Naples, part of a UNESCO