Domestic system-wide comparable sales for the quarter-to-date ended November 19, 2006 decreased 1.0% (company-owned restaurants comparable sales were flat while franchise restaurants reported a decrease of 1.4%).
Domestic system-wide comparable sales for the eleven months ended November 19, 2006 increased 3.4% (composed of a 4.0% increase at company-owned restaurants and a 3.3% increase at franchise restaurants).
Total system-wide international sales for Papa John's branded units increased 24.6% for November, 22.9% for the quarter-to-date and 26.8% for the year-to-date, on a constant U.S. dollar basis, over the comparable periods last year.
At November 19, 2006, there were 2,994 Papa John's restaurants (580 company-owned and 2,414 franchised) operating in 49 states and 26 countries. For more information about the company, visit Papa John's at http://www.papajohns.com.
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SOURCE: Papa John's International, Inc.