Papa John's

Fast food concepts like Quiznos use sports to build international brand presence
January 2014

International sports sponsorships could be the ticket to building a global brand presence.

Papa John’s, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, is kicking off the 2012 NFL season where it left off at Super Bowl XLVI: by offering all of America the chance to win another free large one-topping pizza—again with the help of Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning.

In the midst of another strong year of operations and growth, including being rated top in customer satisfaction among all national pizza chains in the American Customer Satisfaction Index, Papa John’s is once again offering existing and potential franchisees an industry-leading package of...

United Capital Business Lending, a national business lender specializing in franchise finance, announced that it provided $2.2 million in financing to PJ's East, L.P. to acquire 12 Papa John's Pizza locations in the Los Angeles area.

The California-based franchisee also owns Del...

Papa John’s International, Inc. announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to chief operating officer and president, PJ Food Service.

Thompson, who most recently served as executive vice president, global operations and president, PJ Food Service, will continue to report to Papa John...

Papa John's takes home the top prize in customer satisfaction among limited-service restaurants, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) released today. 

The brand received the highest score ever by an individual brand in the limited-service restaurant...

When it comes to familiarity, product quality, and intent to purchase, consumers rank Subway higher than any other quick-service brand, according to a new study.

Dairy Queen, Wendy’s, Five Guys, and Chick-fil-A round out the top five of the Harris Poll EquiTrend Study, which...

Papa John's announced last week in its fourth-quarter earnings call that its "Super Bowl XLVI Coin Toss Experience” resulted in a sizeable uptick in online orders.

The promotion offered a free large one-topping pizza and two-liter of Pepsi MAX to Papa Rewards members if...

Papa John’s, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, today announced that America has called “heads” in Papa John’s Super Bowl XLVI Coin Toss Experience.

With America’s call, the millions of fans enrolled in the company’s Papa Rewards customer loyalty...

No National Football League sponsor knows a quality “toss” like...

YouGov’s BrandIndex looked back at 2011 to determine which U.S. brands had the greatest buzz.

Not only was Subway the 2011 Buzz leader amongst quick-serves, but Subway also had the No. 1 Buzz score amongst the entire BrandIndex universe. Two of the top 5 quick-serve brands,...

Papa John’s, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, announced that it is kicking off the 2011 NFL regular season where it left off at Super Bowl XLV—offering all of America the chance to win a free large one-topping pizza.

With the season set to kick off this Thursday, Papa...

Panchero’s Mexican Grill has announced the hiring of Barry Nelson as the company’s new vice president of operations. Nelson brings more than 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry. He spent 10 years with Papa John’s working with both corporate and franchise...

July 2011

 You know the adage, “You’re known by the company you keep”? Whether we like it or not, we’re often judged by whom we know and hang around.

The same could be said about brands. In this day and age when almost everything is branded and brand messages seem to...

The quick-service industry is closing the customer satisfaction gap standing between it and the full-service industry, according to a new study.

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), released today, found that customer satisfaction with the quick-serve industry had increased 5....

 

The more than 32 million travelers who annually pass through the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport in Charlotte, North Carolina., now have a new dining option with the recent opening of a Papa John’s restaurant.

 

Papa John's International announced the resignation of J. Jude Thompson as president, co-CEO, 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, is leaving to spend time...

 

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 weekend—especially tax “pro-crust-inators”—by offering a large, original crust pizza...

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 the Huizenga...

Jimmy John’s and NASCAR.

McDonald’s and the Olympics.

Taco Bell and Major League Baseball.

Papa John’s and the National Football League.

With consumers increasingly difficult to reach given the fragmented media landscape, sponsorship has inherited a...