Papa John's

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January 2014

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

Papa John’s, headquartered in Lousiville, Kentucky, announced its 2010 Franchise Operators of the Year:

March 2011

Statisticians aren’t sitting cross-legged in labs, running complex algorithms on Papa John’s Super Bowl sales. A supercomputer isn’t littering the floor of a scientist’s basement, crunching cross-promotions of the FIFA World Cup. And Harry Potter has yet to cast an ROI-...

March 2011

What’s happened to pizza’s major players?

In 2000, the QSR 50 Report, this magazine’s annual ranking of the nation’s top quick-service brands, showed a robust American appetite for pizza, a category trailing only burger joints in representation. With pizza chains...

March 2011

Marketing executives have known for years that using hard-at-work, nice-looking, real employees in a TV spot can symbolize a brand’s corporate commitment to quality and service. But any marketer getting ready to take this idea to his ad people should first take some time to consider that...

Papa John’s International announced the appointment of Mark S. Shapiro to the company’s board of directors.

Shapiro has served as CEO of Dick Clark Productions since May 2010. Previously, he served as president and CEO of Six Flags, the world’s largest regional theme...

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 certainly do. Available now through February 14, couples and loved ones can skip the crowded, over-priced dine-...

Papa John’s, the Official Pizza Sponsor of the NFL, announced that customers can receive up to seven free toppings – the number of touchdowns scored Sunday at Super Bowl XLV – on a large cheese pizza ordered online at regular menu price.

Papa John's, the official pizza of Super Bowl XLV, announced that it will offer a free large pizza to members of its online customer-loyalty program if Super Bowl XLV, to be played on Feb. 6, goes into overtime.

To be eligible for a free large, three-topping pizza,...

Papa John’s International Inc. announced the launch of its first-ever Apple iPhone application, bringing full menu access and on-the-go ordering direct to the popular platform. The free app is live and available for download from the iPhone App Store.

On the heels of a successful year of new store openings across the U.S., Papa John’s is once again making it very appealing for franchisees to grow within the Papa John’s family. Under the company’s announced 2011 Development Incentive Program, qualifying restaurants opening in...

Papa John's International, Inc., today announced the promotion of Tony Thompson to Executive Vice President, responsible for overseeing Papa John’s North American operations. Thompson will also continue in his role as president of global Papa John’s food service and research...

The pizza chain celebrates its website relaunch with new features and free cheesesticks.
New Meadowlands Stadium, home to the New York Giants and New York Jets, now is also home to Papa John's pizza.
Tom Sterrett, formerly the brand's division vice president for the South division, promoted to vice president of international.
Top three recipes in Papa John’s Specialty Pizza Challenge will be featured on the menu from August 2 through August 29.

Nine of 10 brands studied by American Customer Satisfaction Index show an increase in satisfaction between 2009 and 2010.

Pizza company signs three-year deal to become the official pizza sponsor of the NFL and Super Bowls XLV, XLVI, and XLVII.
New Twitter promotion will give dads a chance at winning free Papa John's pizza for a year.
Thousands of Papa John's fans are entering “Papa’s Specialty Pizza Challenge,” a design-your-own-pizza contest with big-time prizes.
Papa John's promotes company president Jude Thompson to co-CEO, a position he'll share with founder John Schnatter.