Domino’s Pizza has delivered full-year and like-for-like sales growth in the face of the big freeze that locked down the UK and Ireland for much of December. In a fourth quarter trading statement covering the 13 weeks to the 26 December, the pizza delivery company revealed total system sales had increased 17.8% year-on-year to £132.5m. Like-for-like sales at its 553 mature stores increased 10.3%. Although broadly in-line with the company’s third quarter performance in percentage terms, growth in the fourth quarter was marginally below the year’s total, which saw system sales for 2010 finish 19.2% higher at £485.3m. Like-for-like sales growth for the year was 11.9%. Chris Moore, Domino’s chief executive said: “For the last few years, we have been talking about our strong sales figures beating some tough comparatives - and this year is no exception. “We have set ourselves some challenging targets to beat in the coming year, but we believe that a great product, supported by exemplary customer service and innovative marketing, will continue to recruit new and retain existing customers in 2011.” Domino’s said its iphone ordering app, which was launched in September, had now delivered more than £1m of sales. The company’s e-commerce sales continued to roar ahead, up 63% (compared with 2009) for the full year at £128m. With the impending launch of an ordering app for smartphones running the Android operating system, Domino’s said it expected this strong growth to continue. Domino’s opened 57 stores in 2010, including its first in the Isle of Wight and Isle of Man, and currently has 665 outlets.