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.

Pizza chain's sale from Charlesbank Capital Partners to Lee Equity Partners completed.
Jenifer Anhorn will be responsible for leading chain's brand and marketing strategies, including system-wide advertising and promotions, product development, and public relations.
April 2010

While the old adage says there’s nothing new under the sun, the new decade brings fresh takes on traditional menu items while ethnic, vegan, and local ingredients make farther inroads into the quick-serve culinary scene.

Pizza chain acquired by Lee Equity Partners from Charlesbank Capital Partners, an acquisition that is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2010.
Bradshaw Advertising selected as agency of record for pizza chain's Seattle co-op.
Papa Murphy's rereleases its Heart-Shaped Pizza for Valentine's Day.
Pizza chain's systemwide sales grew to $630 million in 2009, up over 7 percent from 2008, and it opened 83 new units.
Company awarded by Franchise Business Review as one of top food franchises in 2009.
Chain's eClub membership rose 10 percent through grilling campaign.
Carron Harris will head up menu innovations for the pizza chain.
Papa Murphy's customers can celebrate this Valentine's Day with a heart-shaped pepperoni pizza.
The award was one of the chain's many successes in 2008.
Trabon says its services will improve brand consistency and provide much-needed data analysis.
The chain is debuting its Cheesesteak Pizza today.
Partners with Borders to promote "BOOK Your Summer" reading program.
Papa Murphy's partners with Traeger Pellet Grills to spotlight pizza’s “grillability.”
Papa Murphy's uses Force.com Platform-as-a-Service to create and deploy a highly tailored franchising solution.
Pizza Today selects Papa Murphy's as 2008 Chain of the Year.
Ann Stone has an extensive background of executive marketing experience with quick-serves including Church's Chicken and Dairy Queen.
The take ‘n’ bake chain is expanding its line of reduced-fat, reduced-calorie pizzas