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The New Norm
The Great Recession changed the financing landscape forever. Operators, though, are using the change to their advantage.
The Pizza Prodigy
Papa Murphy’s hopes its take-and-bake pizza and streamlined operation deliver it unto the upper echelon of national pizza brands.
The 10 Best Franchise Deals
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Who’s Missing at Fast Casuals?
Leadership within the segment is predominantly male despite the female-heavy demographics of its customers.
The Fall of Pizza
The last decade was a struggle for most major pizza players. Can the segment’s leaders reverse their falling fortunes?
Beyond Your Four Walls
Carryout has always been an inherent part of the quick-service business. Some operators, however, are finding that catering is a better investment when trying to get their food out into the world.
Papa Murphy's Goes Gourmet with Primo Pizza Line
Bye-bye old American pie.
Papa Murphy's Sees a Big Year in 2012
Papa Murphy’s, the world’s largest take-and-bake pizza company, continued its unparalleled growth in 2012.
IFA and TD Bank Hook Up to Make Veteran Franchising Simpler
TD Bank announced that it has joined with the International Franchise Association (IFA) and a pilot group of franchises to help United States veterans...
Pizza Brands Turn Valentine’s Day Into a Family Celebration
Forget chocolate and roses: This year, lovebirds are celebrating with pizza—or that’s what several pizza brands are banking on.
Directed Equity Backs Papa Murphy's with $12M in Funding
The alignment between Papa Murphy's Pizza and Directed Equity to provide funding for qualified franchise candidates proved to be a success, helping th...
Papa Murphy's Shares the 'Love' in New Campaign
Advertising agency WDCW introduced a new campaign for Papa Murphy’s Pizza, dubbed "Love at 425 Degrees."...
Papa Murphy's Lands $7.5M Credit Facility
Papa Murphy’s take-and-bake pizza and its streamlined operation have delivered it unto the upper echelon of national pizza brands.
Papa Murphy's Gets Creative with New Agency of Record
Papa Murphy’s International, the country’s largest take ‘n’ bake pizza chain with more than 1,300 locations, announced WDCW (Wong, Doody, Crandall, Wi...
Papa Murphy's Says "Boo" With the Jack-O-Lantern Pizza
Restaurants typically see an increase in traffic on Halloween, as partygoers and parents opt for the convenience of a pre-made meal.
Papa Murphy's Signs 1st Franchise Deal Outside N.A.
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 loc...
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