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Dec 15, 2017
The pizza brand is celebrating those unsung heroes who make a difference by surprising them with free pizza deliveries LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starting today, Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) is helping you give the gift of free pizza to the nurse spending ni...
Dec 6, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) recently marked the opening of its first restaurant in Lyon, France with a launch party. Family, friends and media were the first to sample menu offerings and enjoy a better pizza experience. The new restaurant, located in t...
Oct 31, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 24, 2017. Highlights Third quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.60 in 2017 compared to $0.57 ...
Oct 31, 2017
The pizza brand signals clear shift to digital and social marketing with new national creative partner LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), the world's third-largest pizza delivery company, today announced the selection of Laundry Servic...
Oct 27, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.225 per common share, payable November 17, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 7, 2017. At this quarterly dividend ...
Sep 7, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- See you on Game Day. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170907006086/en/ Papa John's salutes hardworking people who make Game Day possible. (Photo: Business Wire) ...
Sep 3, 2017
The pizza brand will donate $1 of every order that includes a pizza to aid JJ Watt's Houston Flood Relief Fund and The Salvation Army's disaster relief effort LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Papa John's family sends our thoughts and prayers to everyone devastated by Hurricane...
Aug 24, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa 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...
Aug 7, 2017
Papa John's Gluten-Free Crust Made from Ancient Grains Rolls Out Across the Country After Successful Pilot LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) continues to strengthen its commitment to BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA.—and its bro...
Aug 1, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 25, 2017. Highlights Second quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.65 in 2017 compared to $0.61 in th...
Jul 27, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved a 12.5 percent increase in the quarterly dividend payable on Papa John's International, Inc. common stock, resulting in a quarterly dividend rate of $0.225 per share, or ...
Jul 12, 2017
Pizza maker offers new, simple way to order your favorite pies with fully integrated ordering experience LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Starting today, people with a love for better pizza won't have to pause between liking their friends' vacation photos on social media and order...
Jun 26, 2017
Papa John's campaign spotlights her 11,000-horsepower, gold Papa John's dragster, a salute to Papa John's own symbol of sacrifice (his iconic Camaro Z28) LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Last year Leah Pritchett lost her dragster when her team owner retired. Through a relentless p...
Jun 20, 2017
Pizza brand celebrates #1 ranking among QSR pizza chains in annual American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) report for 16th time in 18 years LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's continues to best the pizza category when it comes to quality and is celebrating with yet an...
Jun 6, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), is pleased to announce the global expansion of our BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. brand in both Chile and Spain through two recently signed expansion agreements with Drake QSR AG (Drake). Papa Jo...
May 31, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced Brandon Rhoten has joined the company as Global Chief Marketing Officer. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170531005432/en/ ...
May 22, 2017
Fans can score this limited-time pizza deal for only $10 and a side of Bacon Cheddarsticks for only $6 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) is kicking off summer and grilling season by introducing a new addition to the burger-pizza lineup—...
May 2, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2017. Highlights First quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.77 in 2017 compared to $0.69 in the first...
Apr 28, 2017
The Pizzamaker puts his gold 1971 Camaro Z28 to the test again against Champion Drag Racer in Charity Challenge Racing Series to benefit Infinite Hero Foundation LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), the Official Pizza Partner of...
Apr 27, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per common share, payable May 19, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 8, 2017. At this quarterly dividend rate, the ...
Apr 27, 2017
Pepsi Beverages Now Available at Papa John's Locations in 28 Countries WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. & LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International and PepsiCo Foodservice today announced a multi-year beverage contract renewal in the United States and a global expansion of the partnersh...
Apr 18, 2017
Gluten-Free Crust Pilot Program Launches in Los Angeles, Phoenix, St. Louis, Houston and Nashville LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) continues to reinforce its commitment to BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. and providing consumers with qual...
Apr 10, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), announced the opening of its 100th restaurant in Mexico. This milestone is especially meaningful to the BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. brand because Mexico is where the world's third largest pizza delivery company's fir...
Apr 4, 2017
Organic Produce Pilot Program Launches in Lexington, KY and Includes Roma Tomatoes, Green Peppers, Yellow Onions, and Mushrooms LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) continues to build upon its commitment to BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA and having th...
Mar 31, 2017
Papa John's celebrates ‘Papa Slam' with 40 percent off now through April 6th LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA), the world's third-largest pizza delivery company, has entered into the second year of the partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) as...
Mar 27, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues its global growth with the opening of a new restaurant in Morocco. Papa John's is known worldwide for its BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. brand promise and will now bring Better Pizza to Casablanca, Morocco. Fol...
Mar 17, 2017
The Pizzamaker puts his gold 1971 Camaro Z28 to the test again against Champion Drag Racer in Charity Challenge Racing Series to benefit Infinite Hero Foundation LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), the Official Pizza Partner of ...
Mar 15, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), the world's third largest pizza delivery company is pleased to announce the opening of the 100th Papa John's restaurant in Russia. The brand has experienced significant growth in Russia opening more than 32 locations in the...
Mar 9, 2017
The pizza brand announces the addition of PayPal to its growing list of digital payment options and the release of Papa Track LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) has reinforced its commitment to providing a better customer experience with enhancements ...
Feb 23, 2017
Pizza brand announces double points days, surprise bonus point drop and free pizza rewards LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- To celebrate pizza fans, Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) is making its industry-first Papa Rewards loyalty program even better with three new limite...
Feb 21, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three months and full year ended December 25, 2016. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170221006371/en/...
Feb 10, 2017
The Un-carrier's teaming up with Papa John's to serve up pizza for T-Mobile Tuesdays BELLEVUE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) today announced that pizza is BACK for T-Mobile Tuesdays! And, beginning on Valentine's Day, Tuesday, February 14th, the Un-carrier is show...
Feb 8, 2017
Feb 7, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), today announced Mike Nettles, SVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer (CIDO), has joined its growing pizza family. With over 27 years of proven business and technology leadership in the hospitality and retail sectors, N...
Feb 2, 2017
Papa John's unveils new logo featuring Team Members, pizza box, and TV spots to support new brand campaign LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL and Super Bowl LI, Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), is launching a new brand campaign, "W...
Jan 26, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per common share, payable February 17, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 6, 2017. At this quarterly dividend ...
Jan 26, 2017
Get a Pan Crust or Large Original Crust Ultimate Meats Pizza for Only $11 Each, and Add an Order of New Stuffed Cheesesticks for Only $6 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just in time for the big game, Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) is bringing back a fan favorite to...
Jan 4, 2017
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), is pleased to announce the signing of a restaurant development agreement that will accelerate growth of the Papa John's brand in the Boston, Massachusetts market. 1630 Pizza Company LLC, which is owned and o...
Dec 28, 2016
Add All-New Stuffed Cheesesticks for Only $5 When Paired with Two Large Two-Topping Pizzas, Just $8 Each LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is kicking off NFL post-season, and the New Year, with a sharable side that's sure to be a winner with your home team, whoever that...
Dec 6, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues its expansion in Colombia with the signing of a restaurant development agreement. According to the International Trade Administration, the food and beverage sector holds the best growth opportunities in Colombia. ...
Dec 1, 2016
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Nov 1, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 25, 2016. Highlights Third quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.57 in 2016, or an increase of...
Oct 26, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per common share, payable November 18, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 7, 2016. At this quarterly dividend ...
Oct 10, 2016
Starting Today, Pizza Lovers Can Get the New Pan Pizza with Three Toppings for Only $10 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) added a new page to its pizza playbook today, announcing it will be serving up one of its biggest product inno...
Oct 4, 2016
Letter from Founder, Chairman and CEO "Papa John" Schnatter celebrates latest accomplishment in brand's BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. Promise LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In June of 2015, Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced that it was working ...
Sep 30, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues its expansion in Egypt with the signing of a restaurant development agreement. Vanatge Egypt, for Tourism and Entertainment (Vantage), a Papa John's franchisee for the past 10 years, recently enter...
Sep 8, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), announced expansion plans in Mexico with the signing of a restaurant development agreement with Orquest Foods to build 60 restaurants over the next eight years. Orquest Foods is owned by the Clariond Lozano ...
Sep 6, 2016
Papa John's and Don Schumacher Racing donate $20,000 to winner's charity of choice, Riley Hospital for Children LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- "Papa John" Schnatter, the Founder, Chairman and CEO of Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) faced off against Don Schumacher ...
Aug 30, 2016
Users Receive 25 Percent Off Purchase; Papa John's Becomes First National Restaurant Chain To Launch Apple TV App LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) has expanded its digital ordering services with the launch of the first Apple TV app fr...
Aug 22, 2016
Pizza Maker Releases New Campaign that Touts Deals for Two Medium Two-Topping Pizzas, New Cinnamon Pull-Aparts, and a Redeemable Papa Rewards NFL Kickoff Bounceback Offer LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This football season, Papa John's is getting ready for game day with the help...
Aug 11, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues its strong performance in Russia with the signing of a restaurant development agreement in St. Petersburg. PJ Western Retail signed a development agreement to open 40 restaurants over the ...
Aug 5, 2016
Pizza company sponsors "America's Toughest Stage Race TM" and provides bike helmets to underserved youth LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As part of its ongoing commitment to provide better experiences to the communities and neighborhoods where it operates, Papa John's Internation...
Aug 4, 2016
Most recognized brand among NFL fans looks to maintain its dominance LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), has renewed its multiyear partnership deal as the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL and Super Bowl. Papa John's has been the Offici...
Aug 2, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 26, 2016. Highlights Second quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.61 in 2016, or an increase of 29.8...
Jul 28, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved a 14 percent increase in the quarterly dividend payable on Papa John's International, Inc. common stock, resulting in a quarterly dividend rate of $0.20 per share, or ...
Jul 20, 2016
The pizza company celebrates latest clean label milestone in its BETTER INGREDIENTS. BETTER PIZZA. promise LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In December of 2015, Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced that its grilled chicken pizza toppings and chicken poppers woul...
Jul 18, 2016
American pizza chain brings "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza." concept to the Rijnstraat in Amsterdam AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc., world's third-largest pizza delivery company, opens their first Dutch store on Monday, July 18th. The store is located...
Jul 11, 2016
Pizza brand releases details about new TV spot, film integration, sweepstakes and latest pizza offer LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), has teamed up with Sony Pictures on the reboot of the iconic film, Ghostbusters. In additio...
Jun 27, 2016
Pizza brand releases details about new TV spot, film integration, sweepstakes and latest pizza offer LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), has teamed up with Sony Pictures on the reboot of the iconic film, Ghostbusters. In additio...
Jun 21, 2016
Ranked #1 in customer satisfaction among QSR pizza chains in annual American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) report for 15th time in 17 years LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) continues to set the bar high among quick-servi...
Jun 9, 2016
Brand plans to bring not only Better Pizza, but also more job opportunities to the region LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), celebrated the arrival of its first restaurant in Kingersheim, France with a grand opening ceremony on...
Jun 8, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL and the Official Pizza of MLB, is extending its reach beyond the field to the box office. This summer, the brand is making a major splash (or slime!) on the big screen with its biggest...
May 31, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), continues to set the bar high for quality pizza not only domestically, but internationally by being among the first U.S. restaurant brands to enter Tunisia. Following Egypt, Tunisia will be only the second country in Africa...
May 27, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), celebrated the opening of its first restaurant in Madrid, Spain with a launch party on May 9th. Media and VIP attendees were the first to be able to sample menu offerings and enjoy a better pizza experience. The new restaur...
May 23, 2016
Fans can score this limited-time pizza deal for only $10 and a side of Pepperoni Rolls for $5 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It's back! Papa John's International Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) has brought back the popular Bacon Cheeseburger pizza. To add to the excitement, fans of the ...
May 11, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA), is pleased to announce the opening of the 100th restaurant in Canada. Mark Murphy, who opened the first Papa John's restaurant in Canada, is also the franchisee responsible for opening the 100th restaurant, which i...
May 3, 2016
First Quarter EPS Growth of 25.5% LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 27, 2016. Highlights First quarter earnings per diluted...
Apr 28, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.175 per common share, payable May 20, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 9, 2016. At this quarterly dividend rate, the ...
Apr 21, 2016
Pizza company makes strides toward an even cleaner label with another category "first" LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) continues to solidify its commitment to "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza." by becoming the first national pizza chain to ann...
Apr 1, 2016
To celebrate, pizza brand is making Grand Slams even better with Papa Slam LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA), the world's third-largest pizza delivery company, is stepping up to the plate to become the Official Pizza of Major Lea...
Mar 17, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA) continues its global growth today by announcing the signing of a restaurant development agreement in the Netherlands. Papa John's is known worldwide for its Better Ingredients. Better Pizza. concept and will now bring Better Pizza to the Netherlands ...
Mar 14, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Basketball season is here! Papa John's is celebrating by giving fans the opportunity to hit a FREETHROW for free pizza. While you're watching your favorite game, simply pull up the Papa John's app with your mobile device or go online to www.papajohns.com/free-piz...
Mar 1, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's Pizza continues its global growth as the third largest pizza delivery company in the world by opening its first store in Israel. Everyone in Tel Aviv will now be able to experience why better ingredients really do make a better pizza. Whether delivered or picked ...
Feb 23, 2016
2016 Operating Assumptions and Earnings Guidance Announced LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 27, 2015. Highlights ...
Feb 22, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) today announced the promotion of Sean A. Muldoon to Chief Ingredient Officer. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160222005371/en/ Sean M...
Feb 8, 2016
Love your pizza, but if you don't - tell Papa John's why and get another absolutely free. It's that simple. LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's has always set the gold standard for quality pizza ingredients. What better way to celebrate its gold standard than at the ...
Jan 27, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.175 per common share, payable February 19, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 8, 2016. At this quarterly dividend ...
Jan 19, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International today announced the signing of a development agreement to open over 100 restaurants in Madrid and the surrounding area. PJ Espana Pizzerias S.L.., the master franchisee for this agreement, which is a fully owned subsidiary of Drake Enterprises AG, ...
Jan 12, 2016
Say goodbye to artificial flavors and synthetic colors, and say hello to "Better" in 2016 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is continuing to deliver on its promise to bring "Better Ingredients" by becoming the first national pizza chain to announce it has remov...
Dec 28, 2015
Starting Monday through January 31, buy any large pizza and get an additional large one-topping pizza for just 50 cents AND try the all-new Brookie for only $6 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is ready to count down to 2016 by doubling down on "Better" and offering cus...
Dec 16, 2015
Papa John's is first national pizza chain to pledge this removal, continuing its leadership position in the QSR pizza "clean label" quest LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is proud to announce that its grilled chicken pizza toppings and chicken poppers will consist of poultry th...
Dec 8, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. today announced the signing of a 38 store development agreement in Northeast France to bring its brand promise of Better Ingredients, Better Pizza to the country. Hassan Bouanaka, the master franchisee, is set to open the first store in early ...
Nov 16, 2015
Starting Wednesday through December 27, try the new Epic Meatz Pizza for only $12; Add Garlic or Cinnamon Knots for just $5 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is spreading holiday cheer this year by serving up a brand new specialty pizza of truly epic proportions: The Epic Meatz ...
Nov 3, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 27, 2015. Highlights Third quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.45 in 2015 compared to $0.39 ...
Oct 30, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.175 per common share, payable November 20, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 10, 2015. At this quarterly ...
Oct 26, 2015
Starting October 26 through November 22, score a large Players Choice pizza for just $12; Add Garlic or Cinnamon Knots for just $5 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Up your game for the second half of the NFL season with Papa John's Players' Choice Special. Starting October 26, you can watc...
Sep 24, 2015
Starting Monday through October 25, get a Monster Toppings pizza for only $12; Add Garlic or Cinnamon Knots for just $5 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This football season has already been filled with some huge plays and touchdown celebrations. While you watch the next big game on the bi...
Sep 22, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Sonya E. Medina to the Company's Board of Directors. Ms. Medina, a government and public affairs strategist, previously served as Vice President, Community and External Affairs for Silver Eagle ...
Sep 3, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotions of Robert Thompson to Senior Vice President of Marketing and Edmond Heelan to Senior Vice President of North American Operations and Global Operations Support and Training. "Ro...
Aug 24, 2015
Kickoff the football season with a large two-topping pizza for just $10; Add a Double Chocolate Chip Brownie for $6 Starting Monday through Sept. 27 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Football fans and pizza fans alike will find a reason to cheer for this Papa John's ‘Back to ...
Aug 19, 2015
Houston Texans' Defensive End Joins Five-Time NFL MVP Peyton Manning as Official Pizza Spokesperson LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's continues to "up its game" not only with better ingredients in its pizza but also with the addition of another elite NFL athlete as a br...
Aug 4, 2015
Comparable Sales Increases of 5.5% for North America and 6.8% for International Drive Strong Earnings Growth LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 28, 2015. ...
Jul 31, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved a 25 percent increase in the quarterly dividend payable on Papa John's International, Inc. common stock, resulting in a quarterly dividend rate of $0.175 per share, or ...
Jul 30, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Chief Operating Officer Steve Ritchie to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter. As President and Chief ...
Jul 23, 2015
Starting Monday through Aug. 28, get the new Grilled Chicken Margherita Pizza for $12 and the new Bruschetta Cheesesticks online for $6 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With temperatures on the rise, get ready for a mid-summer change of pace while enjoying the light and fresh, Ita...
Jul 16, 2015
Pizza maker's five new menu options feature the same flavor customers love, all under 300 calories per slice LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 2015 is proving to be a pivotal year for Papa John's, who announced its "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza" initiative in January and declared in ...
Jun 30, 2015
Ranked #1 in customer satisfaction among pizza chains in annual ACSI report for 14th time in 16 years, as well as ranked among top ten most reputable QSR brands by Reputation Institute LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is once again a pizza category leader in customer s...
Jun 26, 2015
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Central London was covered in flour and dough earlier today as Papa John's staff broke a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title to celebrate the launch of the pizza chain's 300th store in the UK. This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.bu...
Jun 25, 2015
Buy a large two-topping pizza and a two-liter of Pepsi® for $12; Receive a prize code for chance to win Live Nation® Concert Cash®, free pizza or Pepsi products LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- This summer, what's better than the dynamic duo of pizza and Pepsi? How ...
May 28, 2015
Add All-New Cinnamon Knots or Garlic Knots for Only $5 When Paired with the Greek Pizza for Just $12 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the wildly successful release of Papa John's Garlic Knots last month, the company's founder, president and CEO Papa John announced today ...
May 21, 2015
The Greek Pizza is back at Papa John's for only $12; Add all-new Garlic Knots for only $5 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Want a taste of the Mediterranean this summer? Papa John's customers don't have to go far because the pizza giant is letting its customers tak...
May 6, 2015
Team recognized as part of inaugural award for success in synergizing sports/brand marketing LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Sports partnerships play a critical role in the success of Papa John's marketing mix worldwide, with more than 150 partners in the U.S. alone. This year, t...
May 5, 2015
First Quarter EPS Growth of 22% with Comparable Sales Increases of 6.5% for North America and 7.7% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 29, 2015. ...
Apr 29, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per common share, payable May 22, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 11, 2015. At this quarterly dividend rate, the ...
Apr 24, 2015
Get a Large 2-topping Pizza for $10 plus + $4 all-new Garlic Knots online only for a limited-time LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's announced today its latest offering: all-new Garlic Knots—a shareable side that's sure to please fans of both its fresh, never froze...
Apr 17, 2015
Pizza-maker leverages online channels to highlight pizza ingredient quality: No trans-fats, MSG, fillers in meat toppings, BHA or BHT, or partially hydrogenated oils LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Delivering consumers better ingredients for more than 30 years, Papa John's is pro...
Apr 9, 2015
Innovative tool empowers customers to share the bill and a slice with friends LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is thrilled to announce the introduction of PayShare, a first-of-its-kind digital solution in the pizza industry that lets customers immediately split their p...
Mar 13, 2015
Iconic, specialty pizza back by consumer demand for $12; Double Chocolate Chip Brownie for $6 continues to sweeten up the deal LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Based on high consumer demand, Papa John's is bringing back the Philly Cheesesteak Pizza just in time for the college basketball c...
Feb 24, 2015
2015 Operating Assumptions and Earnings Guidance Announced LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 28, 2014. Highlights ...
Feb 2, 2015
Now Through March 15 get the Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza for $12 and NEW Double Chocolate Chip Brownie for only $6 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beginning February 2, Papa John's is recreating one of last year's all-time fan favorites by adding hickory-smoked bacon to the Cheesebu...
Jan 28, 2015
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per common share, payable February 20, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 9, 2015. At this quarterly dividend ...
Jan 27, 2015
Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL and Super Bowl XLIX invites fans in Phoenix and across the U.S. to enjoy the Big Game with Better Ingredients LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In celebration of the biggest sporting event of the year, Papa John's, the world's third-largest pizza delivery c...
Jan 1, 2015
Jan. 1 through Jan. 28 get a large one topping pizza free with purchase of any large pizza LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It's NFL playoff time and fans will be glued to their screens as the drama unfolds in the weeks ahead. Papa John's know that fans are looking to make game ti...
Dec 9, 2014
Consumers Respond Favorably to Rewards Program, Digital Deals and Experience; Now Google Wallet Added to the Mix LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With a strong track record of digital "firsts" that have made ordering easy for customers, Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) has ...
Nov 24, 2014
Company merges with Pizza Corner to improve presence in Southern region LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, Avan Projects and Global Franchise Architects (GFA) today announced the acquisition of Pizza Corner stores in South India. Papa John's will convert the existing Pi...
Nov 21, 2014
Limited Time Offers available Nov. 24 through Dec. 28, portion of proceeds for the Red Kettle Cookie directly benefit The Salvation Army LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- It's the most wonderful time of the year and Papa John's is getting into the holiday spirit. To celebrate this time of f...
Nov 4, 2014
Third Quarter Comparable Sales Increases of 7.4% for North America and 5.5% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 28, 2014. H...
Oct 30, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per common share, payable November 21, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 12, 2014. At this quarterly ...
Oct 30, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the company's third quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The company will release earnings after the ...
Oct 24, 2014
Oct. 27 Through Nov. 23 get the Fritos Chili Pizza for $12 and a Chocolate Chip Cookie for $5 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is bringing the crunch this fall with a new spin on a classic American favorite. The pizza company is partnering with PepsiCo's Fritos corn ch...
Sep 30, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sep 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The weather may be cooling down, but Papa John's is just heating up with its latest and greatest creation, the Ultimate Meats Pizza. To make the deal even sweeter for meat fans, Papa John's has teamed up this one-of-a-kind pizza with a warm, freshly-baked, eight-slice choc...
Aug 29, 2014
2013 Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player Peyton Manning and Founder and CEO John Schnatter Highlight Kickoff Special for Fans LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), the official pizza sponsor of the National Football League an...
Aug 5, 2014
Second Quarter Comparable Sales Increases of 6.0% for North America and 8.6% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 29, 2014. Highli...
Aug 1, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved a 12 percent increase in the quarterly dividend payable on Papa John's International, Inc. common stock, resulting in a quarterly dividend rate of $0.14 per share, or ...
Jul 28, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While families are in the midst of their annual vacations or spending their day at the pool or beach, Papa John's is celebrating a favorite summer tradition, the backyard barbecue, with its new Spicy Pulled Pork pizza. Papa John's New Spicy Pulled Pork piz...
Jul 1, 2014
If the U.S. team scores twice Tuesday against Belgium, get 50% off all large pizzas on Wednesday, July 2, with Papa John's "Score Twice Half Price" promotion LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The excitement continues to build around the U.S. soccer team's chance to advance to the q...
Jun 24, 2014
If the U.S. team scores twice Thursday, get 50% off all large pizzas on Friday, June 27 with Papa John's "Score Twice Half Price" promotion LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- When the U.S. soccer team takes on Germany Thursday, they will be playing for much more than the chance to advance to...
Jun 17, 2014
Papa John's earns the top spot in the ACSI for an unprecedented 13th time in the past 15 years LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is tops in customer satisfaction among limited-service restaurants, according to the 2014 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) release...
Jun 10, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Laurette Koellner to the Company's Board of Directors. "We are thrilled to welcome Laurette to our Board of Directors, and look forward to the value her extensive business experienc...
May 27, 2014
Get a large Greek pizza for just $12; add a Chocolate Chip Cookie for only $5 more! LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In addition to its array of historical sites, Greece is a top destination throughout the Mediterranean known for its cuisine featuring fresh, high-quality, premium ...
May 15, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Steve Ritchie to the position of Chief Operating Officer. In addition, the Company's Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter, will assume the additional role of President of ...
May 8, 2014
Get a large one-topping pizza, 10-piece Chicken Poppers and a bread side for just $16.99! LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Will it be a quarterback, a running back or possibly an offensive lineman -- who will be your favorite NFL team's #1 draft pick tonight? There's no better way...
May 6, 2014
First Quarter Comparable Sales Increases of 9.6% for North America and 6.4% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 30, 2014. ...
Apr 29, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable May 23, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on May 12, 2014. At this quarterly dividend rate, the...
Apr 28, 2014
Indiana swingman dishes new Sweet Chili Chicken Pizza with Papa John's founder, chairman and CEO John Schnatter LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With the NBA playoffs in full swing, what's the latest slam dunk? Paul George, Papa John's and the new Sweet Chili Chicken Pizza. ...
Apr 9, 2014
Franchisees recognized for exemplifying Papa John's commitment to superior-quality and unparalleled customer service LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced its Franchisees of the Year during its recent annual operators conference...
Mar 24, 2014
Sportscaster Jim Nantz reminds America that Papa John's was the first with online ordering in new commercial promoting a free pizza offer LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the technology leader in the QSR pizza category, today is launching a television commercial starring iconi...
Mar 11, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the world's third largest pizza delivery company, has retained Edelman as its public relations agency of record. Edelman, the world's largest PR firm, is charged with assisting Papa John's with both proactive and reactive external communications processes and strate...
Feb 25, 2014
2014 Operating Assumptions and Earnings Guidance Announced LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 29, 2013. Highlights ...
Feb 24, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the world's third largest pizza delivery company, has selected Grey as its new national advertising agency of record. Grey is charged with evolving and freshening Papa John's TV creative and all campaign communication elements, and integrating digital advertising an...
Jan 30, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.125 per common share, payable February 21, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 10, 2014. At this quarterly ...
Jan 29, 2014
Offer promoted with a new commercial featuring a surprise appearance by NFL and Super Bowl legend Joe Montana LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the Official Pizza of the NFL and Super Bowl XLVIII, is celebrating 30 years of "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza." with a free ...
Jan 28, 2014
Celebration also includes sampling of its latest pizza offering, Double Cheeseburger Pizza, at Super Bowl Blvd. LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With Super Bowl XLVIII less than a week away pitting two Papa John's-sponsored teams against one another, Papa John's, the Official Pizz...
Jan 20, 2014
Papa John's becomes the first national QSR pizza company to allow customers to design, purchase and send gift cards through a mobile-optimized Web site LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In another technology first, Papa John's today launched the QSR pizza industry's first systemwid...
Jan 8, 2014
Program offers zero franchise fee, reduced royalties for the first five years of operation, and a free set of ovens for new restaurants signed through 2014 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After another strong year of restaurant openings in 2013, Papa John's is onc...
Jan 2, 2014
Get a large one-topping pizza for 30 cents with the purchase of any large pizza at regular menu price! LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In 1984, while most people were focused on watching that year's two hot new TV series, Miami Vice and The Cosby Show, or catching the blockbuster...
Dec 10, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After receiving requests from more than 60 agencies to participate in its agency review, Papa John's International, the world's third-largest pizza delivery company, today announced four finalists have emerged to be its creative agency of record: Arnold Worldwide, based in Bosto...
Dec 9, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the world's third-largest pizza delivery company, today announced that Avan Projects Pvt. Ltd., has purchased a majority interest in OM Pizza & Eats, Papa John's franchisee in India. As a result, Avan Projects will take over the day-to-day operations of all ...
Nov 26, 2013
Every $25 Papa Card purchase earns a free large, one-topping pizza! LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Struggling to find that perfect gift this holiday season? How about giving the gift of Quality with a Papa John's gift card, and rewarding yourself with a free pizza in the process? ...
Nov 25, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Reinforcing its customer happiness leadership position, Papa John's today unveiled a new pizza that is sure to delight customers nationwide -- the New Chipotle Chicken & Bacon pizza. A savory combination of creamy chipotle sauce, sliced Chicken Poppers, ...
Nov 15, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, the world's third-largest pizza delivery company, today announced it is reviewing its national agency of record to ensure it has the right resources in place to help the brand achieve its next level of growth. "As the recognize...
Nov 5, 2013
Earnings Guidance Increased; Two-for-One Stock Split Declared LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 29, 2013. Highlights ...
Nov 5, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced it has signed a partnership deal to be the Official Pizza of the New York Yankees. As part of the deal, Papa John's will be the exclusive branded pizza sold in Yankee Stadium, have in-stadium signage, and will have t...
Oct 29, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per common share, payable November 22, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 11, 2013. At this quarterly ...
Oct 10, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the hiring of Bob Kraut as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Kraut, a transformative marketing leader who joins Papa John's after most recently serving as Senior Vice President, Brand Marketing ...
Oct 9, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's today hosted a grand celebration in London in recognition of the company reaching the 1,000th international restaurant milestone. The celebration, which featured an international flair with guests waving flags from some of the 35 countries and territories that ...
Sep 30, 2013
Freshly baked, family sized cookie is just $5 with any pizza purchase through Oct. 27 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Just in time for National Cookie Month, Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, today is introducing Papa's NEW Chocolate Chip Cookie. Mega-sized, fil...
Sep 12, 2013
Promotion features a special pizza offer each week with Pepsi, Twitter contest for a Super Bowl XLVIII trip, and dedicated fan site LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's has teamed with the NFL Network and Pepsi to bring fans an exciting promotion that will enhance their Thursday Ni...
Sep 3, 2013
From now through Sept. 15, orders of $15 or more will earn Papa Rewards members a free pizza when they use the promo code TOUCHDOWN LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, is making one of the best times of year, the kickoff of the NFL season, a...
Aug 6, 2013
EPS Increased 30.5% on Strong Comparable Sales; Board Approves Quarterly Dividend LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2013. Hig...
Aug 6, 2013
Tony Thompson promoted to President and Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, John Schnatter LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to President a...
Aug 5, 2013
To celebrate, Papa John's is giving customers 50% off pizzas online and a chance to win tickets to Super Bowl XLVIII LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, is thanking America for making it the top-ranked national pizza company with a top-ranke...
Jul 15, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, today announced it has signed an agreement as the Official Pizza Partner with another elite football league -- The Football League in the United Kingdom. The agreement represents the first UK sport sponsorship b...
Jun 20, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, today announced the latest signing to its all-star lineup as legendary NFL running back Jerome "The Bus" Bettis was introduced as the brand's newest franchisee. Bettis, in partnership with Bajco Group, now owns three restaurant...
Jun 19, 2013
Consumers rate Papa John's No. 1 in customer satisfaction for the 12th time in the last 14 years LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's has again earned the top spot in customer satisfaction among national pizza chains in the 2013 American Customer Satisfaction Index ...
May 26, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Papa John's Pizza is standing behind the devastated community of Moore, Oklahoma by rolling out a special offer throughout the day today — Sunday, May 26th — to help fuel the relief effort.  All day long today, Papa John's will donate $1 for every pizza order — with the proceeds going ...
May 24, 2013
Company's goal is to raise $50,000 for the USO; Papa John's Founder, John Schnatter, to host a pizza party celebration for 10,000 troops and their families at Charlotte Motor Speedway LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pizza lovers throughout the country can join Papa John's in thanking the ...
May 16, 2013
Papa John's Founder Challenges Knicks Super Fan With Donation of 100 Pizzas LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Following the announcement of Papa John's partnership with the NBA's Indiana Pacers, Papa John Schnatter — Founder, Chairman and CEO of Papa John's International, Inc...
May 7, 2013
2013 Earnings Guidance Increased; First Quarter Comparable Sales Increases of 1.6% for North America and 8.2% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2013. ...
Apr 25, 2013
From now through May 26, get a large Buffalo Chicken pizza for just $11 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Due to overwhelming consumer demand, beginning today Papa John's is bringing back its award-winning Buffalo Chicken pizza — a savory combination of creamy ranch sauce, al...
Apr 18, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is taking a swing at helping fight childhood cancer by donating $100 for every homerun hit by a Louisville Bats' player this season at Slugger Field, and $1,000 for every grand slam, through its Homers for Heroes campaign. The donation will go to the Addison Jo Blair...
Apr 8, 2013
Operators recognized for exemplifying Papa John's commitment to superior-quality and customer service LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) recently announced its 2013 Franchisees of the Year during its annual operators conference in Orlan...
Mar 21, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Phone number in contact information of release should read: Steve Higdon, 502-261-4710 (sted Steve Higdon, 502-261-4723). The corrected release reads: PAPA JOHN'S ANNOUNCES CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER, ANDREW VARGA, RESIGNS TO TAKE PRESIDENT ...
Mar 20, 2013
John Calipari and Jim Nantz star in a national commercial with Papa John to announce the free pizza offer LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is celebrating the return of Tournament Time with a slam-dunk offer for a free pizza. Simply place an order for $11 or more at pap...
Mar 6, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The strength and recognition of the Papa John's brand is at an all-time high, at least with avid NFL fans. According to the results of the seventh annual NFL sponsor awareness survey released this week by Turnkey Intelligence for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily, Papa John's was ...
Mar 1, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Adding to its list of recent prestigious industry awards, Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) this week was honored by Nation's Restaurant News with its 2013 MenuMasters Award in the category of Best Limited-Time Offer for its Buffalo Chicken Pizza. ...
Feb 26, 2013
2013 Operating Assumptions and Earnings Guidance Announced LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 30, 2012. Highlights ...
Jan 25, 2013
Program offers zero opening fees and 30 months of reduced royalties for new restaurants opened in 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In an effort to capitalize on its strong North American growth, Papa John's is offering Canadian franchisees an enticing package of incentives to...
Jan 25, 2013
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Steve Higdon to Vice President, Global Communications. In his new position, Higdon is responsible for the company's global internal and external communications strategies serving as initial point ...
Jan 21, 2013
Papa John's enhances Super Bowl promotion by allowing consumers to call the coin toss individually NFL legend Archie Manning joins son Peyton Manning urging America to vote ‘heads' or ‘tails' at papajohns.com or via Facebook LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ...
Nov 20, 2012
New restaurants expected to create more than 5,000 jobs LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) announced today that it will sign more than 200 North American franchise agreements in 2012. These franchisees, nearly half of whom represent individuals ...
Nov 19, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Caroline Oyler to Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs. In her new position Oyler is responsible for the company's legal function, including intellectual property, international law, ethics, corporat...
Nov 7, 2012
All Proceeds Going to the American Red Cross in Partnership with University of Kentucky Basketball Coach John Calipari's Telethon LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's announced today that it is donating $1 for pizza orders today (Wednesday) to the American Red Cross as part of its ...
Oct 31, 2012
EPS Increased 25.0% on Comparable Sales Increases of 2.5% for North America and 6.9% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and nine months ended September 23, 2012. ...
Oct 30, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the press release announcing results for the three and nine months ended September 23, 2012 has been postponed until the close of business on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 due to the severe weather associated with...
Oct 26, 2012
Denver Broncos Quarterback to Own 21 Denver-Area Papa John's Restaurants in Partnership with Brand LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, today signed a new "franchise player" for the brand, announcing Denver Broncos quarterback...
Oct 12, 2012
Partnership Provides Customers Access to Taylor Swift Pizza Party Discounts and CD Sales LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's announced today that they are getting together with Taylor Swift for the highly anticipated release of the six-time Grammy-winning superstar's late...
Sep 13, 2012
4,000 free pizzas, John Schnatter appearances throughout New York City among several events marking milestone LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) and Founder, Chairman and CEO John Schnatter will mark the opening of the pizza company's 4,000th ...
Aug 29, 2012
Program offers zero franchise fee, 0% royalty for 18 months, and $50,000 in restaurant equipment for new restaurants opened through 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the midst of another strong year of operations and growth, including being rated tops in customer satisfaction among ...
Jul 31, 2012
EPS Increased 29.8% on Strong Comparable Sales of 5.7% for North America and 6.1% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 24, 2012. ...
Jul 30, 2012
Tony Thompson promoted to Chief Operating Officer and President, PJ Food Service; Lance Tucker named Chief Financial Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Treasurer; and Tim O'Hern named Chief Development Officer LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc....
Jul 25, 2012
New pizza brings popular and premium taste LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Continuing its commitment to "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.", Papa John's today unveiled nationwide its new Chicken Parmesan pizza. The Chicken Parmesan pizza is made using Papa John's fresh dough covered in ...
Jun 19, 2012
Papa John's score best among all companies in June report, including airlines, express delivery and hotels LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's is tops in customer satisfaction among limited-service restaurants, according to the 2012 American Customer Satisfaction Index (A...
May 1, 2012
2012 Earnings Guidance Increased on Strong First Quarter Results LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 25, 2012. Highlights Fir...
Apr 23, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the acquisition of 56 franchised Papa John's restaurants in the Denver and Minneapolis markets. With the immediate sale of six of the Denver restaurants to an area franchisee, the transaction results in the net ...
Mar 28, 2012
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 28, 2012) - Year after year, superior brands consistently are identified as industry leaders by consumers, and this year is no different as Papa John's earned Brand of the Year honors in the Pizza Chain Category of the 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study. "We have always believed that serving a superior-quality piz...
Mar 22, 2012
Operators Recognized for Exemplifying Papa John's Commitment to Superior-Quality and Customer Service LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced its 2011 Franchise Operators of the Year: LMT Services,...
Mar 14, 2012
New pizza arrives just in time for Basketball Tournament Fans LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Continuing its commitment to "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza.", Papa John's today unveiled nationwide its new Buffalo Chicken pizza — a savory combination of creamy ranch sauce, all-white...
Feb 21, 2012
Full Year Diluted EPS Increased 22.2%, excluding BIBP, on Strong Comparable Sales Increases of 3.4% for North America and 5.1% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter...
Feb 5, 2012
America's ‘Heads' Call in Papa John's ‘Super Bowl XVLI Coin Toss Experience' Results in Free Large Pizza and 2-Liter Pepsi MAX to all Papa Rewards Members LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Hey America, are you ready for some free Papa John's pizza — the Official P...
Feb 2, 2012
NFL Stars Peyton Manning and Jerome Bettis Join Millions of Fans Enrolled in Papa Rewards Ready to Flip Over Free Pizza if Coin Toss Lands on Heads LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, today announced that America has called...
Jan 23, 2012
Peyton Manning and Jerome Bettis Help Papa John and Fans in Making the Call LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- No National Football League sponsor knows a quality "toss" like Papa John's founder, Chairman and CEO John Schnatter, but he's counting on America to call the coin toss for...
Jan 5, 2012
Program offers zero franchise fee, a royalty waiver for up to 18 months, and $50,000 in restaurant equipment for new restaurants opened in 2012 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- After another strong year of growth, including opening its 3,000th restaurant in North America, Papa Joh...
Dec 20, 2011
Company Raises 2011 Earnings Guidance Highlights 2011 earnings per share range increased to $2.15 to $2.20 Projected 2012 earnings per share of $2.33 to $2.43 Projected 2012 North America system-wide comparable sales increase ...
Nov 7, 2011
Papa John's to observe Veterans Day with 11-11-11 offer benefiting USO LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's today announced that it is partnering with the USO to lift the spirits of America's troops and their families by donating $1 for every online order at www.p...
Nov 1, 2011
EPS Increased 37.5% over Prior Year Pro Forma Results on Strong Comparable Sales of 5.3% for North America and 4.7% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced financial results for the third quarter and nine months ende...
Oct 20, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) and the National Football League today announced that the pizza company known for its "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza" is now the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL in Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. ...
Sep 6, 2011
Consumers Registered for Papa Rewards Online Customer Loyalty Program Have Chance to Win One of 60,000 Free Pizzas Each Week During Regular Season LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, announced today that it is kicking off t...
Aug 2, 2011
EPS Increased 9.3% over Prior Year Results, Excluding the Impact of BIBP Cheese Purchasing Entity Highlights Second quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.47 in 2011 vs. $0.49 in 2010 ($0.43 in 2010 excluding the impact of franchisee-owned BIBP cheese pur...
May 20, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of W. Kent Taylor to the company's Board of Directors. Taylor, age 55, is the founder of Texas Roadhouse, Inc. a full-service, casual dining restaurant chain (NASDAQ: TXRH). He served ...
May 3, 2011
EPS Increased 18.5% over Prior Year Pro Forma Results on Strong Comparable Sales of 6.1% for North America and 5.6% for International LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): Highlights First quart...
May 3, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The more than 32 million travelers who annually pass through the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, N.C., now have a new dining option with the recent opening of a Papa John's restaurant. The Papa John's restaurant, franchised by airport conces...
Apr 15, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the resignation of J. Jude Thompson as President, Co-Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors. Thompson, who has been a director of Papa John's since 2008 and an officer of the company since 2009,...
Apr 15, 2011
Food Artist Uses Better Ingredients to Create Pizza Portrait of Prince William and Kate Middleton LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Pizza lovers can get a slice of the Royal Wedding action after Papa John's commissioned a unique portrait pizza of Prince William and Kate ...
Apr 15, 2011
Large, pizza with up to four toppings is just $10.40 in final days of tax season LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While the Internal Revenue Service is providing Americans three extra days to file their taxes this year, Papa John's is delivering relief to the entire nation this we...
Apr 14, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- John Schnatter, Founder, Chairman and co-CEO of Papa John's International, last evening was inducted into the Nova Southeastern University's H. Wayne Huizenga Business School's Entrepreneur Hall of Fame. "It is a great honor to have been recognized by th...
Mar 14, 2011
Operators Recognized for Exemplifying Papa John's Commitment to Superior-Quality and Customer Service LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced its 2010 Franchise Operators of the Year: Super Quik, Inc. (F...
Feb 28, 2011
David Flanery to retire in May after 16 years with the company; Lance Tucker promoted to CFO LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that David Flanery is retiring from Papa John’s after 16 years with the comp...
Feb 22, 2011
Fourth Quarter EPS Increased 24.4% over Prior Year, Excluding BIBP; 2011 Earnings Guidance Reaffirmed LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): Highlights Earnings per diluted share,...
Feb 21, 2011
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Mark S. Shapiro to the Company’s Board of Directors. Shapiro, age 41, has served as Chief Executive Officer of Dick Clark Productions since May 2010. Previously, he served as Presid...
Feb 10, 2011
Themed pizza available at www.papajohns.com, papajohns/mobile.com, phone or carryout LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Chocolates are great. Flowers are nice. And diamonds say, “I love you.” But to really heat things up this Valentine’s Day, a Papa John’s heart-shaped pizza will ce...
Feb 7, 2011
Papa John’s Toppings for Touchdowns Gives Customers up to Seven Free Toppings on Large Cheese Pizzas Ordered Online Through Wednesday LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While Super Bowl XLV did not go into overtime, Papa John’s, as the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, announced today that ...
Feb 4, 2011
Consumers Can Still Register Through Saturday, February 5 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- With kickoff of Super Bowl XLV just two days away, more than 1 million Americans already are eligible to score a free large three-topping pizza if the game goes into overtime Sunday. ...
Jan 31, 2011
All Online Purchases Will Be Eligible for Papa John’s 45-Second Pizza Giveaway; Winners Receive $45 Papa John’s Gift Card LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In the NFL, every second counts. As the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL and Super Bowl XLV, Papa John’s agrees. That’s why on Super B...
Jan 24, 2011
First Super Bowl to be Played Under New Postseason Overtime Rules May Be First to Deliver Free Pizza Dallas Cowboys Wide Receiver Miles Austin Serves as Spokesperson LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- No Super Bowl has ever gone into overtime. And no pizza company has ever ...
Dec 21, 2010
Papa John’s app provides complete online ordering capabilities and experience on the iPhone LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the launch of its first ever Apple iPhone application, bringing full menu access and on-the-g...
Dec 21, 2010
Company Reaffirms 2010 Earnings Guidance; Year-end BIBP Deficit to be Retired by Company as part of Multi-Year National Marketing Fund Agreement with Domestic Franchisees LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): Highlights ...
Dec 17, 2010
Program offers zero franchise fee, a royalty waiver for up to 12 months, and covers the cost of pizza ovens for new restaurants opened in 2011 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- On the heels of a successful year of new store openings across the U.S., Papa John’s is once again making...
Dec 14, 2010
Los Angeles-based The AFFL is Majority Choice of Expert Panel Led by NFL All-Pro Antonio Gates and ESPN’s Matthew Berry, Wins Facebook Vote LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John’s, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, today announced Los Angeles-based The AFFL as the fantasy footbal...
Dec 10, 2010
Will oversee North American operations while continuing as President, PJ Food Service; Steve Ritchie to lead company-owned operations and Tim North franchise operations LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of...
Dec 2, 2010
All-Pro Tight End Antonio Gates, ESPN Fantasy Football Expert Matthew Berry Lead Expert Panel of Judges; Winner to Receive Trip to 2011 NFL Draft LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- As fantasy football teams across the country load up for a playoff push, owners in five elite leagues ...
Nov 22, 2010
Limited-time offer pizza rolls out just in time for Thanksgiving Eve, one of the busiest pizza days of the year LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- While turkey traditionally takes the spotlight this time of year, Papa John’s, the world’s third-largest pizza company, is offering consumers ...
Nov 12, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Annette Calhoun to Senior Vice President, Human Resources. In this position, Calhoun is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company’s global Human Resources function, including b...
Nov 11, 2010
Two of Five Finalists Announced as Registration Continues via Papajohns.com and on Papa John’s Facebook Page; Winner to Receive Trip to 2011 NFL Draft LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fantasy Football owners enter Week 10 of the NFL season with emotions ranging from manic to panic...
Nov 3, 2010
EPS Increased 6.7% over Prior Year, Excluding BIBP; 2010 EPS Guidance Updated to a Range of $1.74 to $1.80, Excluding BIBP LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): Highlights Achieved third quarter...
Oct 18, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct 18, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The recipe is his. He developed the "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza" promise, too. John Schnatter, the Founder of Papa John's, has done a lot to turn the pizza company he started inside the broom closet of his dad's tavern 26 years ago into the world's third-largest pizza ch...
Oct 7, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct 07, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- While New Meadowlands Stadium shares its facility with two NFL teams, it is now home to only one pizza provider - Papa John's. Resulting from a partnership announced today by Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) and New Meadowlands Stadium, all 82,000-plus fans atte...
Sep 9, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sep 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- While the NFL schedule doesn't officially kick off until this evening, the first winner of the 2010 season is Anthony Green of Phoenix, Ariz., thanks to Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, and former NFL star Cris Carter. Carter, an analyst on ESPN, will moonl...
Sep 2, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sep 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the NFL's regular season just days away, as the Official Pizza Sponsor of NFL, Papa John's is kicking off its busiest season of the year with an integrated marketing program designed to make the football season better than ever for fans and pizza lovers. Papa John's NFL ...
Aug 31, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 31, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's pizza fans can now say "bonjour" to the "The Cheesy Chicken Cordon Bleu" - the winning pizza in Papa's Specialty Pizza Challenge. Created by Barbara Hyman of Los Angeles, Calif., the rendition of the classic dish struck a chord with Papa John's customers, represent...
Aug 23, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Please replace the release with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions. The corrected release reads: PAPA JOHN'S SEARCHES FOR FANTASY FOOTBALL LEAGUE THAT IS BETTER THAN THE REST Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL Offers Leagues Chance to Compete for Ultim...
Aug 23, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With an estimated 27 million Fantasy Football leagues worldwide, and more and more players and leagues signing up every day, what makes one league better than all the rest? As the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, and a brand known for "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza," Papa...
Aug 6, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 06, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Tom Sterrett to Senior Vice President, International. Sterrett will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's international operations, consisting of more than 700 restaurants in...
Aug 3, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Highlights Second quarter earnings per diluted share, excluding the impact of consolidating the results of the BIBP cheese purchasing entity, of $0.43 in 2010 vs. $0.36 in 2009 Second quarter earnings per diluted share including the resu...
Aug 2, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 02, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With Americans eating 16 million slices of pizza a year, how do you ensure the slice they're eating is your recipe? Blair Dial of Springfield, Ill., Barbara Hyman of Los Angeles, and Kendra Chapman of Ball Ground, Ga. each have their own ideas on that, utilizing a $1,000 ...
Jun 29, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Food Network star Ted Allen and Rich Eisen of the NFL Network participated in the ultimate taste test earlier today, helping narrow down a field of more than 12,000 Facebook entries in the Papa John's Specialty Pizza Challenge to just three lucky finalists. The announc...
Jun 23, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Food Network star chef Ted Allen and NFL Network studio host Rich Eisen will put their taste buds to the test as judges of the Papa John's Specialty Pizza Challenge contest. The winner will land a slice of the sales from the winning pizza along with the chance to be in an upco...
Jun 15, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's has once again claimed the top spot in customer satisfaction among limited service restaurant chains in the 2010 American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) released today. Posting the highest score among pizza chains for an unprecedented tenth time in eleven years...
Jun 8, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Football fans can expect the upcoming NFL season to be even better, thanks to the company known for its "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza." Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), which earlier this year entered into an agreement with the NFL as the Official Pizza Spon...
Jun 3, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Can you sum up your dad's character in 140 characters or less? Give it a shot on Twitter -- using the hashtag #AllProPapa -- and your All Pro Papa could win a year of free Papa John's pizza! This Father's Day, Papa John's is teaming up with Super Bowl XLI winning head...
May 25, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 25, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- More than 7,000 pizza lovers spanning all 50 states think they have what it takes to create Papa John's next menu item - and win a portion of the sales dollars in return. But there's only room for one new pizza on Papa John's menu. Which recipe will come out on top? Last mont...
May 4, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 04, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): Highlights First quarter earnings per diluted share, excluding the impact of consolidating the results of the BIBP cheese purchasing entity, of $0.54 in 2010 vs. $0.43 in 2009 First quarte...
May 3, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) - which in 2001 was the first national pizza company to offer online ordering, at www.papajohns.com - today surpassed $2 billion in online ordering pizza sales, reaching the milestone less than two years after becoming the first p...
Apr 29, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Apr 29, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of company President and Chief Operating Officer Jude Thompson to co-Chief Executive Officer, along with Founder and Chairman John Schnatter. "I am delighted that Jude and I will continue our work to...
Apr 26, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Apr 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Have a fixation for fresh dough? A fervor for fresh-packed, vine-ripened tomato sauce? A passion for pepperoni? Or are you just one of the millions of Americans who love pizza? If so, Papa John's wants you to help create its next menu item! Papa John's International, ...
Mar 22, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Mar 22, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced its 2009 Franchise Operators of the Year: Milan Enterprises, LTD (E. Brunswick, N.J.), National Small Group Franchisee of the Year (1-3 restaurants) - Rana Ali and Syed Shah ATM Pizz...
Mar 16, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Mar 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The brackets are set and NCAA(R) March Madness(R) has begun. But the coaches who have advanced to the tournament aren't just fighting for a championship title -- they're fighting against cancer in the Papa John's Coaches Code Challenge to raise money for The V Foundati...
Mar 12, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Mar 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- When it comes to cheering for their favorite schools during NCAA(R) March Madness(R), basketball fans are being asked to put their money where their mouth is - in the Papa John's "Coaches Code Challenge" to raise money for The V Foundation for Cancer Research and The Kay ...
Feb 23, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 23, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): Highlights Fourth quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.49 in 2009 vs. $0.46 in 2008 and full-year earnings per diluted share of $2.06 in 2009 vs. $1.30 in 2008 Fourth quarter earnings ...
Feb 11, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 11, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Love is in the air. What's that other aroma? It's pizza -- heart-shaped pizza, that is, from Papa John's. From Thursday, Feb. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 14, Papa John's is offering a one-topping heart-shaped pizza on thin crust and a Cinnapie for only $14.99, or two heart-shaped...
Feb 8, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 08, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Whoever said you can't have too much of a good thing was right. That's why after selling more than 750,000 pizzas on Super Bowl Sunday, Papa John's is offering America another tasty deal - three free toppings on any large cheese pizza for only $9, February 8-10. The offer is ...
Feb 3, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 03, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- No matter who wins Super Bowl XLIV, there's something all fans can rally behind this Sunday: touchdowns, lots and lots of touchdowns. That's because Papa John's, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL and Super Bowl XLIV, will make consumers winners, too. Here's how it works: ...
Jan 28, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Since NFL play began in August, Papa John's has been "in the house" of football fans nationwide, with millions of pizzas delivered at stadiums and homes across the country. The first-time NFL sponsor will culminate the season by being in the house at The Big Game, with some sp...
Jan 12, 2010
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan 12, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- On Super Bowl Sunday, Americans will eat more than 30 million slices of pizza, roughly 350 slices per second. But only one restaurant will be the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football League and Super Bowl XLIV: Papa John's. Papa John's, the recognized quali...
Dec 29, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec 29, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- For decades, January has been an unofficial holiday for football fans across the country. It's the most exciting month of the football season, with division titles being decided, bowl championships being won and the top NFL teams vying for a coveted spot in the Super Bowl. To...
Dec 28, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec 28, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In celebration of an unforgettable 25th anniversary, Papa John's, the world's third-largest pizza chain, is ringing in the New Year at one of the world's most famous New Year's Eve parties - New York City's Times Square. As part of the festivities, Times Square revelers may h...
Dec 14, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec 14, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced its 2010 operating assumptions and earnings guidance. The company projects earnings per share in the range of $1.70 to $1.90 for 2010, excluding the impact from the consolidation of the results of the franchisee-ow...
Dec 3, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec 03, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's has made it easier for both new and existing franchisees to expand the "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza" brand throughout the U.S. with the announcement today of an unprecedented U.S. Development Incentive Program. For qualifying restaurants opened in 2010, this ...
Nov 16, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov 16, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Earlier this year, "Papa" John Schnatter set out on a cross-country Road Trip to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Papa John's Pizza...and to search for the car that started it all: a 1971 Z28 Camaro that Schnatter sold to keep his dad's tavern in business and ultimately open ...
Nov 5, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov 05, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Every November, lines wrap around retailers on Black Friday with eager shoppers hoping to get their hands on the most coveted holiday gift: a WiiTM system. But this year, Papa John's and Nintendo are inviting customers to rest easy the day after Thanksgiving...by giving ...
Nov 4, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov 04, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In recognition of the brave firefighters who serve our communities, on Nov. 10 Papa John's throughout the country will offer free pizzas to Firehouses - just like in the newest Papa John's commercials airing nationwide. Papa John's restaurants will honor local fire heroes by ...
Nov 3, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov 03, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): HighlightsThird quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.42 in 2009 vs. $0.28 in 2008Third quarter earnings per diluted share, excluding noted items, were $0.30 in 2009 vs. $0.28 in 2008Domestic system-wide comparable sales were fla...
Oct 28, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct 28, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- While the National Retail Federation predicts a drop in Halloween costume and candy sales this year, Papa John's is anything but scared, anticipating a big night for the pizza industry on what is consistently one of the busiest nights of the year (right up there with f...
Oct 15, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct 15, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In just nine short weeks, Coach John Calipari, Papa John's and John and Annette Schnatter have delivered $50,000 for the children of Kentucky - without even getting up from the computer. The 850,000 Twitter and Facebook followers and CoachCal.com members of University of Kent...
Oct 8, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct 08, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- This fall, Papa John's has partnered with Paramount Home Entertainment to bring movie lovers a mega deal surrounding the DVD and Blu-ray release of the summer blockbuster TRANSFORMERS: Revenge of the Fallen. Through November 1, Papa John's will offer customers its Mega XL Pizza - ...
Sep 18, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sep 18, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced three promotions from within the company on its management team: Tim North to Senior Vice President, North American Operations; Annette Calhoun, to Vice President, Human Resources; and Dennis Gerstner, to Division ...
Aug 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 25, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Please replace the "before and after" photo with the accompanying corrected photo. The release reads: Found: Papa John's Long-Lost Camaro! Kentucky Man Receives $250,000 Finder's Fee"Papa" John Schnatter conquered roller coasters and the sweltering Texas heat, took the mound at prof...
Aug 25, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 25, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- "Papa" John Schnatter conquered roller coasters and the sweltering Texas heat, took the mound at professional ballparks, attempted a record for the world's highest pizza delivery, taught children how to toss pizza dough, chatted in football broadcast booths, rang the Closing B...
Aug 24, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 24, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the hiring of Andrew Varga as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. Varga, a marketing veteran who joins Papa John's after 21 years with Brown-Forman Corporation (NYSE: BFB), will report to Papa John's...
Aug 20, 2009
Consumers rate Papa John’s as top national delivery and takeout pizza brand LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2009-- Consumers have spoken and have declared Papa John's (NASD...
Aug 4, 2009
The Coach Cal 3-Pointer - a large up to three topping pizza for only $10, with $1 going to Coach Calipari's Family Foundation for Children; Online only using promo code CHCAL at papajohns.com LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 04, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The more than half-million Twitter and Facebook followers and CoachCal.com member...
Aug 3, 2009
"Papa" John Schnatter to teach pizza dough tossing skills in Denver, make Hollywood deliveries in Los Angeles LOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug 03, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Not even the Rocky Mountains can get in the way of Papa John's Founder John Schnatter. As part of the company's 25th Anniversary "Papa's Road Trip" tour, S...
Aug 1, 2009
Company Reports Positive System-wide Domestic Comparable Sales in Challenging Environment Highlights Second quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.51 in 2009 vs. $0.27 in 2008 Comparable second quarter earnings per diluted share...
Jul 21, 2009
Pizza Icon and Local Delivery Driver Steve Walker Reach New Heights at Willis Tower (Formerly Sears Tower) on National Road Trip in Search of Original '72 Camaro LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 21, 2009-- Papa John himself, John Schnatter...
Jun 26, 2009
Pizza Company Icon Continues Cross-country Road Trip, Increases "Finder's Fee" 10-fold as 25th Anniversary Rolls on at www.papasroadtrip.com LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 26, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- America, Papa John's has a huge amount of "dough" waiting for you. No rolling pin required. This dough is in the for...
Jun 16, 2009
$25,000 "Finder's Fee" Still up for Grabs to Anyone Who Can Locate "Papa" John's Original '72 Z28 Camaro Sold to Open First Restaurant LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 16, 2009-- Having already visited ...
Jun 15, 2009
SVP Corporate Communications Chris Sternberg named General Counsel; Tim O'Hern returns as Senior Vice President of Development LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 15, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Senior Vice President Corporate Communications Chris Ste...
May 27, 2009
Pizza icon offers $25,000 "Finder's Fee" if car is found, will make surprise deliveries to customers in each city as part of 25th Anniversary celebration LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 27, 2009-- Twenty-five years ago, “Papa” J...
May 26, 2009
Visitors to www.papasroadtrip.com Can Virtually Drive Company Founder's 1972 Z28 Camaro through Graphic Interaction with Webcam Beginning May 26 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 26, 2009-- The first national pizza company to offer online and text me...
May 5, 2009
Company founder John Schnatter makes authentic pizza deliveries to surprised customers, will continue throughout summer, across U.S.A. LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 5, 2009-- Twenty-five years ago, "Papa" John Schnatter sold his...
May 5, 2009
2009 Earnings Guidance ReaffirmedLOUISVILLE, Ky., May 05, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA):HighlightsFirst quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.64 in 2009 vs. $0.30 in 2008...
Apr 29, 2009
Company Offers Zero Franchise Fee, No Royalties for First Year and $10,000 Early Opening Award LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2009-- During an economic downturn in 1984, “Papa” John Schnatter tossed conventi...
Apr 28, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 28, 2009-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to Senior Vice President, to lead PJ Food Service,...
Apr 23, 2009
Founder Chairman John Schnatter to continue in CEO role LOUISVILLE, Ky., Apr 23, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Joseph Jude Thompson as President and Chief Operating Officer. Thompson will continue on the Papa John's Board of Directors ...
Apr 13, 2009
Large, Original Crust Pizza with up to Three Toppings Just $10.40 During Final Days of Tax Season LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 13, 2009-- As another tax season draws to a close, Papa John’s once again provides last-minute filers, o...
Mar 16, 2009
Papa John's campaign offers "fans" of Papa John's a trip to this year's NCAA® Men's Final Four® courtesy of Coca-Cola® LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WI...
Mar 11, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 11, 2009-- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of William Mitchell to President, ...
Feb 24, 2009
2009 Earnings Guidance Increased Highlights Fourth quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.46 in 2008 vs. $0.27 in 2007 and full year earnings per diluted share of $1.30 in 2008 vs. $1.09 in 2007 Comparable fourth quarter earnings per diluted share, excluding the consolidation of BIBP, the finalization of certain income tax issues and restauran...
Feb 18, 2009
With 600th International Restaurant, Papa John's Brings "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza" and Jobs to Santo Domingo LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2009-- Papa John’s International (...
Feb 13, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2009-- In 2003 Papa John’s International (NASDAQ: PZZA) made one of its most important deliveries ever when it delivered pizzas to air force troops stationed in ...
Feb 4, 2009
Available at Participating Restaurants, Large Heart-Shaped One Topping Pizza with Chocolate Pastry Delights for Just $14.99, Two Heart-Shaped One Topping Pizzas for $19.99 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Love is patient. Love is kind. Love means never ...
Feb 3, 2009
Available at Participating Restaurants, Large Heart-Shaped One Topping Pizza with Chocolate Pastry Delights for Just $14.99, Two Heart-Shaped One Topping Pizzas for $19.99 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Love is patient. Love is kind. Love means never...
Jan 19, 2009
Football fans who register at www.thecountdowntokickoff.com will receive a large, one-topping Papa John's pizza for just 25-cents if the opening kickoff of the Big Game is returned for a touchdown LOUISVILLE, Ky...
Jan 13, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan 13, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) has earned another industry honor, this time being named the number 10 global franchise for 2009 by Entrepreneur magazine in its annual Franchise 500 rankings. "This ranking is a testament to the strength of the Papa John's sy...
Jan 8, 2009
Football playoffs, busiest month of the year prompts Papa John's known for its "Better Ingredients" to highlight group orders, online ordering options LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2009--Like baseball is to hot dogs, pizza is forever linked...
Dec 15, 2008
Projects Impact of Initiatives Not Expected to Reoccur in 2010; Reaffirms 2008 Earnings Guidance LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec 15, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- --Highlights --Projected 2009 earnings per share of $1.32 to $1.40, excluding BIBP, but including $0.30 to $0.35 per share unfavorable impact of 2009 initiatives not expected to reocc...
Dec 10, 2008
Partnership Offers Food for Crowds with a Slice to Benefit Junior Achievement LOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec 10, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) and Junior Achievement (JA) will deliver something a little extra with large orders this holiday season. Now, customers placing pizza orders...
Dec 9, 2008
Papa John's Delivers BIG Value Two-Pizza Deal for Families along with a $3-off Coupon toward the Purchase of The Dark Knight DVD LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 9, 2008--Papa John's is joining forces with Warner Bros. Home En...
Dec 8, 2008
"Kick 4 Cash" Promotion Kickstarts 25-Year Anniversary Celebration LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2008--The drama of the third Papajohns.com Bowl on Monday, Dec. 29, will not be limited to the competition between Rutgers and North Carolina State, thanks to ga...
Dec 4, 2008
Board Initiates Search for Permanent CEO LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2008--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that its Board of Directors has named John H. Schnatter, the Company's Founder and Chairman, as Interim Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Schnat...
Dec 2, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 2, 2008--For the second consecutive year, Papa John's International, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZA) has been named one of the top 50 franchises for minorities by the National Minority Franchising Initiative (NMFI). NMFI made the selection based on many factors, including historical performance...
Nov 26, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov 26, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA), the company that pioneered ordering pizza online and by text message, has surpassed $1 million in sales by mobile Web since launching the technology in July. The milestone is the latest in a rapid rise in "alternative ordering" ...
Nov 25, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's founder John Schnatter, his wife Annette, and their Evergreen Real Estate company, last week were named the 2008 National Trails Corporate Award winners, during the American Trails 19th National Trails Symposium in Little Rock, Ark. The Schnatters and Ever...
Nov 20, 2008
Purchase $25 gift card and get a FREE pizzaLOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov 20, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's has found a way to make both the holiday shopping fan and foe happy this season with a gift that gives and returns. Now through December 31, when you purchase $25 in Papa John's gift cards from any Papa Joh...
Nov 19, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Papa John’s International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA - News) today announced a comprehensive package of proposed domestic franchise system support initiatives in response to the current economic and consumer climate. The proposed initiatives include: Providing continued cheese cost...
Nov 17, 2008
"Fans" of Papa John's on the social networking site will receive a free medium pizza with any online pizza orderLOUISVILLE, Ky., Nov 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- As the first national pizza chain to offer online and text message ordering, Papa John's continues to explore the digital frontier for ways to make ordering ...
Nov 4, 2008
Company considering additional franchise support initiatives Highlights Third quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.28 in 2008 vs. $0.16 in 2007 and year-to-date earnings per diluted share of $0.84 in 2008 vs. $0.82 in 2007 Third...
Nov 3, 2008
Pizza chain offers online pizza special to hungry voters and campaign supporters LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2008--Voting for candidates during tomorrow's election won't be the last decision many Americans will make on Tuesday. The other? Deciding what Papa John's pizza to enjoy whi
Oct 27, 2008
Trick-Or-Treaters Fill Up on New Zesty Italiano or Tuscan Six Cheese Pizza for $12.99, Two for $10.99 Each LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2008--Before families put the finishing touches on costumes, and prepare for a night of trick-or-treating, Papa John's Pizza is serving up pizzas at a frightening speed t...
Oct 14, 2008
Papa John's Offers Free XL Explorer Pizza to all Dr. Joneses in Indiana - and the entire U.S. - to Celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray™ Release of INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL™ LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- For nearly three d...
Oct 13, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Oct 13, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A decade ago Apple rolled-out the first iMac computer, HDTV was first introduced to the public, and Papa John's International, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZA) opened its first restaurant outside of the United States in Mexico City. Fast-forward 10 short years, and the world's t...
Oct 2, 2008
Web Site Redesign is Latest Example of Convenience Innovation Technology Launched by Papa John's to Benefit Customers LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Once again, Papa John's pizza is proving its technology leadership in the industry, this time through its newly redesigned Web site. The new www.papajohns.com site, laun...
Sep 29, 2008
Partnership with Lucasfilm Ltd. and Paramount Home Entertainment Marks Fifth Collaboration between Papa John's and Family Movie Blockbusters LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sep 29, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Pizza and a movie have always been a go-to meal and entertainment combo for families. And Indiana Jones has always been a go-to hero for ...
Sep 23, 2008
Trailblazing Online, Text, and Mobile Web Ordering Technology Breakthroughs Among Discussion Topics for Pizza Quality Leader LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 23, 2008--When it comes to "convenience innovation" technology, few restaurant companies can stack up alongside Papa John's pizza. The world's third-largest...
Sep 12, 2008
Customer-satisfaction leader delivers special offer during football weekends in September: Buy 2, one-topping large pizzas online at www.papajohns.com for only $20 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 12, 2008--The players have taken the field. The coin has been tossed. The fans have settled in ... and the ovens are fired up? Th...
Sep 2, 2008
Pizza Brand Known for Its Better Ingredients Offers Choice of 14 Specialty Pizzas with Limited Time Price of Only $12.99 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 2, 2008--Down . . . Set . . . Hike! Today, Papa John's is proudly increasing its lineup of specialty pizzas to 14, available as a permanent menu addition at al...
Aug 26, 2008
Pizza company named pizza segment Silver winner in 2008 Restaurants & Institutions Consumer Choice in Chains Awards LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2008--Papa John's, which for nine straight years has received the highest rating among pizza companies in the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ASCI), has...
Aug 14, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2008--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase to $775 million in the amount of the company's common stock that may be repurchased by the company from time to time through December 31, 2009. This represents a $50 million increa...
Aug 7, 2008
600 hours and all-natural materials used to create design, visible to Denver International Airport-bound passengers and Democratic National Convention travelers LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 7, 2008--Now through Denver's first snow fall, the thousands of passengers who daily fly in and out of Denv...
Aug 5, 2008
Domestic comps increase 2.4%; 2008 earnings guidance reaffirmed Highlights Second quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.27 in 2008 vs. $0.23 in 2007 Comparable second quarter results, excluding the consolidation of BIBP, were $0.41 in 2008 vs. $0.40 in 200...
Jul 31, 2008
Account Set-up, Web Ordering of Pizzas, Sides and Drinks Available from Handheld Devices LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 31, 2008--Building on its continued online success, Papa John's (NASDAQ:PZZA), the industry leader in online ordering, today launched mobile web ordering, a system that enables pizza lovers to set-up a...
Jul 28, 2008
New, Permanent Dessert Option Fulfills Chocolate Cravings LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2008--Papa John's knows that while pizza might be America's favorite food, when it comes to dessert, chocolate reigns supreme. That's why the pizza chain ranked No. 1 in customer satisfaction is providing consumers a new sweet ending...
Jun 30, 2008
Three Special One-Topping, Medium Pizzas Wrapped in Customized Mummy Boxes for Only $21 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 30, 2008--Beginning today, Papa John's joins with Universal Pictures in promoting the theatrical release of the upcoming epic adventure The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, by...
Jun 23, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 23, 2008--Papa John's International, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZA) today announced the signing of a development agreement with Berjaya Pizza Company Sdn Bhd, to open 100 Papa John's restaurants in Malaysia over the next 10 years, with the first slated to open later this year. According to Dato' Francis L...
Jun 20, 2008
The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor First Full-Length Trailer Available This Weekend Exclusively at Papajohns.com LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 20, 2008--Are you a fan of the Mummy movies and can't wait to get an exclusive sneak peek at the first full-length trailer for the new film? For the next 48 hours,...
Jun 16, 2008
Fans of teen singing sensations can get A Trio of Pizzas for just $24LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jun 16, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- While parents control the pocketbook, kids often control the dinner decisions - and this Friday, June 20, they will also control the remote. Millions of viewers are expected to gather this weekend to catch Ame...
May 27, 2008
Product Approved by the Whole Grains Council with Official "100% Whole Grain Stamp" LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 27, 2008--Pizza is already America's favorite food. Ninety-three percent of Americans eat at least one slice of pizza per month. Collectively we consume more than 350 slices per second - enough to cover 100 f...
May 22, 2008
CLEVELAND, May 22, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- ONOSYS Online Ordering, a leading provider of remote ordering technologies for pizza, quick-service, and casual sit-down restaurants, today announced the launch of online ordering in Canada for Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA), at www.papajohnspizza.ca. The ONOSYS online ordering technology will p...
May 20, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 20, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With a rating second only to Starbucks in the Limited Service Restaurant category, today it was announced that Papa John's received the highest customer satisfaction rating among national pizza chains for an unprecedented ninth consecutive year in the 2008 American Customer Satisfaction Index (AC...
May 19, 2008
New Applications, Start Page Modules and Embeddable Widgets Deliver Specials and Favorites Right to DesktopLOUISVILLE, Ky., May 19, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- In its continuous quest to be the technology leader among the nation's pizza companies - first introducing system wide online ordering in 2001 and then text message ordering in...
May 7, 2008
Pioneer of Online Ordering Continues to Use Technology to Lead in Convenience Innovation LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2008--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) - who in 2001 was the nation's first pizza company to offer online ordering, at www.papajohns.com - has surpassed $1 billion in online sales, the c...
May 6, 2008
2008 Earnings Guidance ReaffirmedLOUISVILLE, Ky., May 06, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) Highlights -- First quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.30 in 2008 vs. $0.43 in 2007 -- Comparable first quarter results, excluding the consolidation of BIB...
May 2, 2008
One of many 5-topping pizza combinations available with $1.99 chickenstrips as pizza chain salutes Mexico's victory over the French on May 5, 1862LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 02, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- This Cinco de Mayo, Papa John's is giving its customers a reason to say, "Viva Mexico!" No need to crack open a pinata for this deal - ...
Apr 28, 2008
New permanent offerings add even more variety to pizza chain's menu LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 28, 2008--Have a favorite Papa John's pizza? Maybe it's pepperoni and sausage on Papa's Perfect Pan. Or ham and green peppers on traditional, hand-tossed dough. How about sausage and mushroom o...
Apr 10, 2008
Large, original crust pizza with up to three toppings just $10.40 during final days of tax season LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 10, 2008--Tax season is winding down, sending last-minute filers - dubbed "pro-crust-inators" by Papa John's - into a panic. That's why, for the third year in a row, Papa John's is offering cust...
Apr 7, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 7, 2008--Continuing to expand its "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza." around the world, Papa John's International, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZA) today announced the signing of development agreements to open 57 additional Papa John's restaurants throughout Canada. The agreements call for 20 restaurants t...
Mar 31, 2008
New Rustic Italian Meats pizza and Tuscan Six Cheese pizza available for just $11.99 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 31, 2008--Papa John's understands simple supply and demand. Consumers have demanded more delicious specialty pizzas from Papa John's, so the pizza company voted No. 1 in customer satisfaction for eight str...
Mar 19, 2008
'Official Delivery Pizza of NCAA® March Madness®' calls on PANel of Experts to choose best photos taken by fans during NCAA Tournament Promotion designed to attract consumers to try company's better-than-ever Pan Pizza ...
Feb 26, 2008
Official Delivery Pizza of NCAA® March Madness® Delivers Men's Final Four Opportunity to College Basketball Fans LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2008--When March Madness ensues this spring, one pair of lucky NCAA basketball fans w...
Feb 26, 2008
2008 Earnings Guidance Reaffirmed Refranchising Initiative Announced Highlights Fourth quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.27 in 2007 vs. $0.59 in 2006. Comparable fourth quarter results, excluding certain noted items (see table on page 3), are $0.52 in 2007 ...
Feb 25, 2008
Papa John's to give away its better-than-ever Pan Pizza to all those born on Leap Day, Feb. 29 LOUISVILLE, Ky., Feb 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- For a day that only comes along once every four years, a single day of celebration is simply not enough for Papa John's pizza. The pizza company is taking "One Giant Leap for Pankind"...
Feb 22, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2008--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Joseph Jude Thompson to the company's board of directors. Mr. Thompson has held positions of increasing responsibility with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, a division of WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP), o...
Feb 7, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 7, 2008--This may not be your typical Valentine's Day. Wallets are tight, belt buckles are even tighter, so who needs a box of chocolates? Beginning Monday, Feb. 11 through Sunday, Feb. 17, Papa John's comes to the Valentine's Day rescue with heart-shaped pizza. "I put my heart into this busine...
Feb 4, 2008
Pizza Chain Offers Online Pizza Specials to Hungry Voters and Campaign Supporters LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 4, 2008--Voting for candidates during the primary election won't be the last decision many Americans will make on Super Tuesday. The other? Deciding what Papa John's pizza to enjoy while ...
Jan 24, 2008
"TEXTra Points 4 Pizza" Promotion Offers 75% off Pizza If 75 or More Points Are Scored in the Big Game Feb. 3rd LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2008--America, may we have your attention: Papa John's pizza is calling for another record-setting performance during this year's "Big Game," and the benefit to you could be su...
Jan 17, 2008
Sports host Trey Wingo helps Papa John's locate the top Virtual Armchair Quarterback LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2008--While millions of fans around the country watch the conference championships this weekend, many of them will scoff, "I could have thrown a better pass than that from my reclin...
Jan 14, 2008
"TEXTra Points 4 Pizza" Stakes Raised This Weekend, Opportunity for 50 Percent Off Papa John's Pizza LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2008--While only half the football teams walked away with their heads held high after this weekend's divisional playoff games, all of the 115,000-plus fans now registered fo...
Jan 8, 2008
Company says 'thank you' to customers with free order of cheesesticks LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2008--Papa John's is celebrating 24 years of "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza" by giving customers a free order of mouth-watering cheesesticks with the purchase of any large, specialty pizza at regular...
Jan 4, 2008
Compete in the Papa John's "TEXTra Points 4 Pizza" Promotion: Big Games, Big Points, Big Savings LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 4, 2008--When professional football playoffs begin this weekend, fans across the country will gather around televisions and tailgates with the hope that their favorite team will advance to the...
Dec 28, 2007
Pizza chain gears up to feed football fans and resolution-makersLOUISVILLE, Ky., Dec 28, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The final days of 2007 are ticking away and college football's bowl season is heating up, but America's attention will be focused on the professionals this weekend as teams fight for the playoffs . . . and one team fig...
Dec 17, 2007
Multi-Faceted Collaboration Will Generate Revenue, Volunteers, Board Members for Local JA Offices COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 17, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) and Junior Achievement (JA) today announced a national partnership that will help local JA Offices deliver work re...
Dec 6, 2007
Share Repurchase Authorization Increased; 2007 Earnings Guidance Reaffirmed Highlights Projected earnings per share of $1.68 to $1.76, excluding FIN 46 Projected domestic system-wide comparable sales increase of 1.25% to 2.75% Projected international sys...
Nov 21, 2007
Papa John's to Provide a VIP Bowl Game Experience to "Papa's Favorite Fan" LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 21, 2007--College football fans, if ever you've dreamed of bypassing the ticket line, skipping past the crowded aisles of the stadium seats and watching a game from the luxury box, well any old conte...
Nov 15, 2007
Ordering Pizza is Now Easier Than Ever with a Text Message to 4PAPA (47272) LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2007--In the late 1960s, consumers reveled at the idea of picking up the phone and having a pizza delivered to their door. Decades later, in 2001, Papa John's made ordering pizza even mo...
Nov 6, 2007
2007 Earnings Guidance Updated; Franchise Renewal Program and Royalty Rate Increase Announced Highlights -- Third quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.16 in 2007 vs. $0.40 in 2006 ($0.39 in 2007 vs. $0.31 in 2006, excluding the consolidation of the company's franchisee
Oct 29, 2007
Papa John's Launches National Campaign to Deliver More Than $1 Million Worth of Super-Hero XL3 Pizzas to Fire, Police and Rescue Workers Across the Country in Celebration of the Release of Spider-Man™ 3 on DVD and Blu-ray™ High-Def LOU...
Oct 22, 2007
Led by British-born CEO Nigel Travis, US pizza brand dishes out "Brit's Guide" tied to upcoming football game LOUISVILLE, Ky. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2007--As American Football fever grips the UK with the arrival of the top professional league at Wembley on October 28, a US-based pizza chain is hoping to...
Oct 22, 2007
Delivered in Uniquely Designed Box Featuring Spider-Man™ 3 DVD Image, Three-Topping, Extra-Large Pizza Arrives Just in Time for Halloween, One of the Three Busiest Days of the Year for the Pizza Brand LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 22, 2007--Just i...
Oct 15, 2007
Company Launches Enterprise Zone Program to Spur Development LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 15, 2007--Papa John's International (NASDAQ:PZZA) was recently named one of the top 50 franchises for minorities by the National Minority Franchising Initiative (NMFI). NMFI made the selection based on many factors, including historic...
Sep 24, 2007
New Tuscan specialty pizzas - Six Cheese and Roma Meats - available for a limited time only -- for just $11.99 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 24, 2007--Craving a Tuscan getaway, but the boss won't give you a week off work? Now, thanks to Papa John's, anyone can get a taste of Tuscany for much less than the cost ...
Sep 17, 2007
New Online Option Lets Pizza Lovers Order "The Usual" in Just Two Easy Clicks LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 17, 2007--One kid likes sausage. The other wants pepperoni. Mom goes for the veggies. Dad needs the breadsticks and wings. When ordering pizza, that's a lot to remem...
Sep 7, 2007
Pizza Company Introduces Special Offer on "Grandparents Day" to Honor the 56 Million Grandparents This Sunday, September 9 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 7, 2007--There are dozens of ways to honor the country's 56 million grandparents, from simple hugs and kisses to handmade crafts and cards to...pizza? Why not?...
Sep 6, 2007
Chain Calls for "All out Blitz" of Employees Starting Tonight as Start of Football Season Kicks off Busiest Time of Year for Papa John's LOUISVILLE, Ky., Sep 06, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- With the official start of professional football season tonight, Papa John's is proud to be the "Official Pizza of Football Fans" across the ...
Aug 31, 2007
Just in Time for Football Season, Papa John's Offers Large Italian Meats Trio for Just $11.99 in September LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 31, 2007--With the return of football this month, Papa John's is pleased to announce the return of another fan favorite - the Italian Meats Trio specialty pizza! L...
Aug 27, 2007
Reloadable Papa Cards from Papa John's Grade an A+ for Pizza-Craving Students and Budget-Conscious Parents LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 27, 2007--While college campuses across the country are abuzz with new students, the thrill of being away from home - and eating dormitory food day in and day out - quickl...
Aug 14, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 14, 2007--Papa John's is predicting television - and pizza - history this week when millions of kids, tweens and teens tune in to catch everyone's favorite high school students sing their way to made-for-TV sequel success this Friday, August 17. While professional football's "Big Game" and movi...
Aug 7, 2007
2007 Earnings Guidance Updated Highlights -- Second quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.23 in 2007 vs. $0.46 in 2006 ($0.40 in 2007 vs. $0.34 in 2006, excluding the consolidation of the company's franchisee-owned cheese purchasing entity, BIBP Commodities, Inc. (BIBP)) --...
Jul 9, 2007
Text "SUMMER07" to "4PAPA" to Receive Special Offers from Papa John's LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 9, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. and Coca-Cola North America are teaming up to offer customers a summer of instant prizes. Beginning today and continuing daily through Augus...
Jul 2, 2007
From Open to Close on 7/7/07, Papa John's to Give Away More Than One Pizza Every Minute to Those Who Register at papajohns.com LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jul 02, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Four leaf clovers, horseshoes, a rabbit's foot, and...pizza? You bet! Papa John's is celebrating the luckiest day on earth - July 7, 2007, a.k.a. 7/7/0...
Jun 25, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 25, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the appointment of Alex W. Smith to the company's board of directors. Recently elected board member and president and chief executive officer of Pier 1 Imports, Inc. (NYSE: PIR), Mr. Smith has more than 30 years experience...
Jun 22, 2007
Space Shuttle astronaut Suni Williams says of return to Earth: " can't wait for a good piece of pizza." LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 22, 2007--After spending six months aboard the Atlantis Space Shuttle eating nothing but pre-packaged, gravity-defying meals, Astronaut Sunita "Suni" Williams has only one thing o...
Jun 21, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky. & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2007--Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA), the world's third-largest pizza company, and Live Nation (NYSE: LYV), the world's largest live music company, today announced a multi-year sponsorship and marketing agreement. Under the agreement, Papa John's is designated the "Official Pi...
May 31, 2007
Lou Jones hired as senior vice president and general counsel; Robb Chase, president, international to leave company LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 31, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the hiring of Lou Jones as senior vice president and general counsel and the departure of the company's ...
May 15, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2007--For a record eighth consecutive year, Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) has earned the highest customer satisfaction rating among pizza chains in the highly regarded American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI). "We are honored to have earned this distinction again this year, making Papa John'...
May 14, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 14, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced a change in position for founder John Schnatter, from Executive Chairman to non-employee, Founder Chairman. In addition to chairing the company's board of directors, Schnatter will continue in his popular role of advertising and brand...
May 14, 2007
Partnership with Entertainment Weekly and EW.com Spotlights Papa John's Advance Online Ordering Option for America's Favorite TV NightsLOUISVILLE, Ky., May 14, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Whether it's Tuesdays and Wednesdays on FOX, Mondays on NBC, or Thursdays on ABC, everyone has their own must-watch TV nights. Forget the TiVo ... w...
May 9, 2007
Fresh versus frozen dough makes it no toss-up for best hand-tossed pizza LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2007--Known for "Better Ingredients. Better Pizza," Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) says there is no toss-up when it comes to the best hand-tossed pizza, replying to a recent ad campaign by its largest competitor touting a "ne...
May 8, 2007
2007 Earnings Guidance Updated LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA): Highlights -- First quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.43 in 2007 vs. $0.47 in 2006 ($0.44 in 2007 vs. $0.37 in 2006, excluding the consolidation of the ...
Apr 30, 2007
Louisville-Based Pizza Chain, Headed by British-Born CEO Nigel Travis, Wishes to Share Kentucky's Best with Royal Family Long After Trip Ends LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 30, 2007--When the Queen of England visits Kentucky on May 5 to attend her first-ever Kentucky Derby, she'...
Apr 9, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 9, 2007--Papa John's is back to rescue all the "pro-crust-inators" - pizza lovers who have waited until the last minute to file their taxes - from a week full of number-crunching and hair-pulling with its "1040" pizza special. During the stress-filled, "taxing" period from April 9 until April ...
Apr 6, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 6, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the hiring of Derek Walker as vice president, R&D/Quality Management. Walker, who earned his doctorate in food science from Oklahoma State University in 1990, has more than 17 years experience in the restaurant and foo...
Apr 5, 2007
Minority Joint Venture Brings Jobs, Training and Commerce with Focus on Inner City LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 5, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) and the Alpha Restaurant Group, LLC today announced a joint venture to open up to four Papa John's restaurants in Detroit by y...
Mar 28, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Mar 28, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the hiring of Tim Scott to the newly created position of vice president, marketing, for the company's International division. Reporting to Robb Chase, president, International, Scott will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of P...
Mar 21, 2007
Franchise Groups from California, New York, Florida and Peru Earn Top Honors LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 21, 2007--Committed to serving "Better Pizza. Better Ingredients." with world-class customer service, Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PZZA) recently recognized its Franchis...
Mar 19, 2007
Papa John's provides "e-card" worth $10.40 to customers who log on to Papajohns.com and file their taxes via H&R Block's TaxCut Online programsLOUISVILLE, Ky., Mar 19, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- For all the "pro-crust-inators" - pizza lovers who have waited until the last minute to file their taxes - Papa John's International,...
Mar 14, 2007
Papa John's sold record number of pizzas - the most popular tourney food - during last year's college men's basketball semifinals that featured no. 11 seeded team LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 14, 2007--There are two people commonly found in the home of basketball fans during March's "Big Dance" - Cinderella and...
Mar 9, 2007
British-born Papa John's CEO Nigel Travis presents Dallas and Washington team owners cricket equipment for appearance at company event LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 9, 2007--Perhaps hoping to spark interest among American football team owners in the game of cricket, Papa John's British-...
Mar 6, 2007
Papa John's Customers Will Receive a Free Cholula Hot Sauce Sample with Their Order of a Large Pizza While Supplies Last LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 6, 2007--Whoever coined the phrase, "If you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen," certainly wasn't referring to Papa John's customers. With the soari...
Mar 1, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 2007--Papa John's International (Nasdaq: PZZA) continued its global expansion with the recent opening of the first Papa John's restaurant in Egypt. A grand opening celebration was held in Cairo, attended by local dignitaries, and Papa John's representatives Robb Chase, president, Internatio...
Feb 27, 2007
Company Also Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization by $50 Million to $675 Million LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 22, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the election of Norborne P. Cole, Jr. as lead independent director of its board of directors. Cole, age 64...
Feb 27, 2007
2007 Earnings Guidance Reaffirmed LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): Highlights Fourth quarter earnings per diluted share of $0.59 in 2006 vs. $0.42 in 2005 ($0.55 in 2006 vs. $0.36 in 2005, excluding the consolidat...
Feb 23, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 23, 2007--Sunday, February 25, isn't just Hollywood's Biggest Night...it's a big night for pizza, too! More than a million households will be eating pizza this Sunday, as they watch their favorite stars walk the red carpet of the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles. "Who are you wearing?" has been rep...
Feb 16, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2007--Papa John's International (Nasdaq: PZZA) continued its aggressive development in Asia by recently opening its 50th restaurant in China. Opening in Shanghai by Papa John's franchisee, Eternal Rise, the opening represents a milestone towards Papa John's plans to open 250 restaurants in ...
Feb 15, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 15, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced the promotion of Bill Mitchell to the position of senior vice president, domestic operations. Reporting to Bill Van Epps, Papa John's president, USA, Mitchell will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the company's domestic o...
Jan 29, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2007--Papa John's International, Inc. (Nasdaq: PZZA) today announced that Mike Cortino, senior vice president, domestic operations, has resigned from the company to pursue other interests. Bill Van Epps, Papa John's president, USA, will assume Cortino's responsibilities while the company seeks a repla...
Jan 25, 2007
Pro Football Studio Host Trey Wingo to "Broadcast" Armchair Quarterback Challenge Finale Feb. 3 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2007--Brett Moore and John Craig never thought their talents as channel surfers, pizza eaters and football lovers would land them in Miami. Turns out, those ar...
Jan 24, 2007
Pro Football Host Trey Wingo Issues Challenge on Papajohns.com to Pro Quarterbacks Competing in Big Game: Throw a Record-Setting Touchdown Pass and America Wins Free Wings! LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2007--Chicago and Indianapolis are competing for more than a trophy during the Big Game in Miami. ...
Jan 18, 2007
LOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan 18, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- If you think the best plays are being called in a huddle this time of year, well, you haven't been inside a Papa John's kitchen recently. That's because the pizza brand -- recently named best pizza for football fans by a leading consumer product-rating magazine -- is shaking things up in 2007 ...
Jan 9, 2007
Also announces that 2006 earnings are expected to be near high end of previously communicated rangeLOUISVILLE, Ky., Jan 09, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced domestic system-wide comparable sales for the period, quarter and year ended December 31, 2006, as follows:
Jan 8, 2007
Two Winners to Receive Trip to Miami for Big Game and Contest Finale Hosted by Pro Football Host and Wings Expert, Trey Wingo LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2007--Every weekend, millions of football fans watch football games from the comforts of their home, thinking, "Man, I could throw better than that from my ...
Dec 22, 2006
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2006--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced an update on the status of pre-arranged stock trading plans entered into by company executive officers. Certain of the company's executive officers, including John H. Schnatter, Founder and Executive Chairman, and J. David Flanery, S...
Dec 11, 2006
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2006--Superman collectors across the country are clamoring to get their hands on the newest "Man of Steel" collectible...a pizza box...? Indeed - the limited-edition electric blue Superman Pan Pizza box, featuring "Superman Returns" star Brandon Routh, from Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) is even showing u...
Dec 8, 2006
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 8, 2006--PizzaMarketplace.com, a leading pizza industry publication, this week named Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) its 2006 Chain of the Year. "While we've steadfastly maintained a sharp focus on product quality and customer service, we've also made significant gains in several other areas of our ...
Dec 7, 2006
2006 Earnings Guidance Reaffirmed; Acquisition of Beijing Franchisee Announced LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 7, 2006--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA): Highlights Projected 2007 earnings per share of $1.48 to $1.56 (excluding FIN 46) ...
Dec 4, 2006
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2006--For the third consecutive year consumers have honored Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA) with the top rating among national pizza delivery and take-out chains in the prestigious Restaurants & Institutions' Consumers' Choice in Chains Survey. Papa John's, which earned its best overall score ever, outd...
Dec 4, 2006
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 4, 2006--Hoops and Papa John's (Nasdaq: PZZA) today announced they are teaming up with a multi-year concession and sponsorship arrangement, beginning with Hoops' first location in Louisville, Ky. and extending to future Hoops locations across the United States. Under the agreement, Papa John's ...
Nov 28, 2006
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 28, 2006--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that domestic system-wide comparable sales for the four weeks ended November 19, 2006 were negative 0.3% (composed of a 0.6% increase at company-owned restaurants and a 0.6% decrease at franchise restaurants). Domestic sys...
Nov 27, 2006
Papa John's to offer instantly redeemable $3 off coupon for the Superman Returns DVD, available in stores Nov. 28 LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 27, 2006--It's a bird! It's a plane! It's the Superman Pan Pizza from Papa John's (NASDAQ: PZZA)! Beginning Nov. 28, customers can purchase the new limited-time offer Pap...
Nov 22, 2006
Alliance with BLOCKBUSTER Total Access™ at papajohns.com brings pizza, movies and a gift card LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 22, 2006--Go ahead. Put your feet up. Relax. Grab the remote and settle in for a comfy night at home, just you, your pizza and a good DVD. And if that doesn't so...
Nov 20, 2006
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 20, 2006--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an increase to $625 million in the amount of the company's common stock that may be repurchased by the company from time to time through December 30, 2007. This represents a $50 million increa...
Nov 16, 2006
Dec. 23rd game on ESPN2 in Birmingham, Ala. to match teams from the BIG EAST and Conference USA BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 16, 2006--Papajohns.com, the popular online ordering site of Papa John's Pizza (NASDAQ: PZZA), has entered into a multi-year agreement as the title sponsor of the newly created P...
Nov 14, 2006
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 14, 2006--Not sure what to buy for your nephew in college? What about that neighbor who you can always count on as a last-minute babysitter? And the office gift exchange...what do you buy for a co-worker if all you share in common is a cubicle wall? Rest easy and let Papa John'