Papa Murphy's

Fast food brands are using marketing, staffing, and menu items to boost traffic.

Quick serves prepare for higher traffic, increased staff this holiday season.

Millions of kids will hit the pavement, traveling door-to-door on October 31. Papa Murphy’s wants to send a word of caution to parents this Halloween: Never trick-or-treat on an empty stomach.

Historically, October 31 has been one of the take-and-bake pizza chain’s busiest...

Take-and-bake pizza chain Papa Murphy’s is on the search for a way to create a stronger brand image, and it’s doing just that with its new CREATE store design.

The new restaurant model puts a spotlight on both personalization and transparency—literally—with an open...

July 2013

The history books detailing the recent Great Recession will include plenty of obvious chapters: the subprime mortgage crisis, Wall Street bailouts, housing bubbles, and skyrocketing unemployment. But those volumes might miss a less visible element of the economic collapse: the crippling credit...

GRILLiT, Inc. announced that it has elected Rob Elliott to serve as chairman of the board of directors.

Elliott has served in senior executive or consulting roles for Little Caesars Pizza, Quiznos, Friendly's Restaurants, Firehouse Subs, Papa Murphy's Pizza, and Hungry Howies...

Cinderella stories don’t only happen on the basketball court these days. Papa Murphy’s, the under-the-radar take ‘n’ bake pizza concept unknown in some parts of the country, scored an upset victory in the food world, ranking No. 1 with consumers in a recently released,...

Franchise owners love creating food people love at Papa Murphy’s, according to a recent survey conducted by Franchise Business Review. The independent market research firm recently recognized Papa Murphy’s with a 2013 Franchisee Satisfaction Award – an annual award given to...

Bye-bye old American pie. Papa Murphy’s, the nation’s largest take-and-bake pizza chain, is introducing an ultra-premium pizza line with high-quality ingredients.

Three new pizzas that comprise Papa Murphy’s Primo Line include gourmet, trending food ingredients that...

Papa Murphy’s, the world’s largest take-and-bake pizza company, continued its unparalleled growth in 2012. In addition to expanding its national footprint to more than 1,325 locations, Papa Murphy’s achieved 25 record sales weeks during the year.

The company’s two-...

TD Bank announced that it has joined with the International Franchise Association (IFA) and a pilot group of franchises to help United States veterans become franchise owners.

Across TD Bank’s Maine-to-Florida footprint, franchises such as Dunkin’ Donuts, Domino’s Pizza...

Forget chocolate and roses: This year, lovebirds are celebrating with pizza—or that’s what several pizza brands are banking on.

And instead of making it a couple-centric dining opportunity, chains like Papa Murphy’s are trying to transform Valentine’s Day into a...

The alignment between Papa Murphy's Pizza and Directed Equity to provide funding for qualified franchise candidates proved to be a success, helping the fifth-largest pizza chain in the U.S. achieve record growth in 2012.

"Even in this difficult lending environment, banks have an...

Advertising agency WDCW introduced a new campaign for Papa Murphy’s Pizza, dubbed "Love at 425 Degrees."

This campaign highlights the company's core purpose of bringing families together through food people love. It represents the first work from WDCW since becoming...

Papa Murphy’s take-and-bake pizza and its streamlined operation have delivered it unto the upper echelon of national pizza brands. Now, thanks to a franchise lending program created by Franchise America Finance and The Bancorp Bank, the burgeoning brand is poised to grab a bigger slice of...

Papa Murphy’s International, the country’s largest take ‘n’ bake pizza chain with more than 1,300 locations, announced WDCW (Wong, Doody, Crandall, Wiener) as its agency of record.

WDCW is an independently owned agency with offices in Seattle and Los Angeles.

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Restaurants typically see an increase in traffic on Halloween, as partygoers and parents opt for the convenience of a pre-made meal.

Papa Murphy knows this all too well. October 31 is one of the take-and-bake pizza chain’s busiest days of the year.

In fact, many of Papa...

Papa Murphy’s International announced it has signed a master franchise agreement with MAM Foodco LLC to open 100 Papa Murphy’s Take ‘N’ Bake Pizza locations throughout the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

The first location is slated to open in Dubai, UAE, before...

August 2012

They like to say they’re “purposefully simple.”

But to Papa Murphy’s executives, the saying is more than just lip service. It’s a way of life and business for the growing company that has paved its own route to success in the pizza segment.

Vancouver, Washington–based Papa Murphy’s is hoping to help kids learn about cooking and nutrition with its new Mini Murph offering.

Mini Murphs are child-sized pizza-making kits that are similar to the chain’s other take-and-bake products, except assembled at home....

Papa Murphy's International today announced its total U.S. systemwide sales grew to $702 million in 2011, up over 10% from 2010. The Zagat-ranked "#1 Rated Pizza Chain" in the U.S. ended the...