Papa Murphy's

Papa Murphy's

industry headlines

Some Northwest Love Helps Papa Murphy's Go East

2010-06-02 Vancouver, Washington–based pizza chain open its first store in Durham, North Carolina, with some help from a brother-and-sister duo who grew up eating its pies.

Papa Murphy's Completes Changing of Hands

2010-05-06 Pizza chain's sale from Charlesbank Capital Partners to Lee Equity Partners completed.

New CMO Joins Papa Murphy's Family

2010-05-04 Jenifer Anhorn will be responsible for leading chain's brand and marketing strategies, including system-wide advertising and promotions, product development, and public relations.

Papa Murphy’s Sold to Lee Equity Partners

2010-04-01 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.

Seattle Papa Murphy's Get a New Ad Agency

2010-03-25 Bradshaw Advertising selected as agency of record for pizza chain's Seattle co-op.

Give Someone Your Heart—In Pizza Form

2010-02-04 Papa Murphy's rereleases its Heart-Shaped Pizza for Valentine's Day.

Papa Murphy's Enjoys Solid 2009

2010-01-28 Pizza chain's systemwide sales grew to $630 million in 2009, up over 7 percent from 2008, and it opened 83 new units.

Papa Murphy's Knows How to Franchise

2009-11-23 Company awarded by Franchise Business Review as one of top food franchises in 2009.

Papa Murphy's Uses E-Mail System as Promotion, Expansion Support

2009-08-27 Chain's eClub membership rose 10 percent through grilling campaign.

Papa Murphy's Appoints VP Product Development

2009-04-20 Carron Harris will head up menu innovations for the pizza chain.