LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2005--Papa John's
International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that domestic
system-wide comparable sales for the four weeks ended November 20,
2005 increased 8.7% (composed of a 12.0% increase at company-owned
restaurants and a 7.8% increase at franchise restaurants). The
temporary closure of restaurants on both coasts of Florida as a result
of Hurricane Wilma was estimated to negatively impact November results
for both company-owned and franchised restaurants by nearly 1%.
Substantially all such temporarily closed units are now reopened.
Total system-wide international sales for November increased
14.4%, on a constant U.S. dollar basis, over the comparable periods
At November 20, 2005, there were 2,903 Papa John's restaurants
(503 company-owned and 2,400 franchised) located in 49 states and 22
countries. Papa John's also franchises 110 Perfect Pizza restaurants
in the United Kingdom. For more information about the company, visit
Papa John's at http://www.papajohns.com
CONTACT: Papa John's International, Inc.
David Flanery, 502-261-4753
SOURCE: Papa John's International, Inc.