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November 14, 2012

“So, how’s that Beetle running?”

A 50% Stake in Domino’s Pizza Was Once Traded for a Used VW Beetle It happened in 1961

— just a little under a year after brothers Tom and James Monaghan had purchased a pizza restaurant, DomiNick’s, for $500. After eight months of running the business as a partnership, James Monaghan decided to trade his stake to his brother for a used Volkswagen Beetle.

Posted by gerardvanderleun at November 14, 2012 12:02 PM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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At least the Beetle didn't taste like cardboard. (Of course, maybe Domino's didn't either back then.)

Posted by: BillH at November 14, 2012 2:08 PM

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