LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues its expansion
into new countries with the announcement of signed development
agreements for Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Poland.
PJ Western signed a development agreement to open 16 restaurants over
the next five years in Kazakhstan, with the first store scheduled to
open in Almaty over the next few months. In addition, PJ Western plans
to open its first restaurant in Kyrgyzstan in the fourth quarter of
2017, with a plan to open six restaurants in Bishkek over the next three
years. They also will be opening 23 restaurants in Poland beginning in
"We are very excited about establishing and expanding the Papa John's
pizza brand in these three countries," said Chris Wynne co-owner and CEO
of PJ Western. "We believe our success in Russia will transfer to
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Poland and our new customers will love our
BETTER PIZZA and quality ingredients."
"PJ Western continues to have great success in Russia and Belarus and we
are excited about their expansion plans. We expect that Chris and his
team will continue to deliver on our BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA.
brand promise in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Poland," said Tim O'Hern,
Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer.
Papa John's International is currently looking for potential franchisees
in Paris, France, as well as Germany, Belgium and Denmark.
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International,
Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world's third-largest pizza delivery company.
For 16 of the past 18 years, consumers have rated Papa John's No. 1 in
customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American
Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). Papa John's is the Official Pizza
Sponsor of the National Football League, the Official Pizza of
Major League Baseball and the Official Pizza Partner of the National Hot
Rod Association (NHRA). For more information about the company or to
order pizza online, visit Papa John's at www.papajohns.com.
Also visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PapaJohns,
Twitter at http://twitter.com/PapaJohns,
YouTube at www.youtube.com/user/papajohns,
Instagram at www.instagram.com/papajohns,
and Pinterest at www.pinterest.com/papajohnspizza.
Looking to be a part of something Better? Join the Papa John's Pizza
Family at www.papajohns.com/careers/ and www.papajohns.com/franchise.
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Papa John's International, Inc.
Peter Collins, 502-261-4233
Director, Public Relations
Source: Papa John's International, Inc.
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