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Papa John's To Sell 84 Company-Owned Stores

2005-08-17 Papa John's today announced an agreement to sell 84 company-owned restaurants in Colorado and Minnesota to a new franchise group, PJCOMN Acquisition Corporation.

Papa John's Increases Stock Repurchase Authorization to $500 Million

2005-08-12 Papa John's International, Inc. yesterday announced an increase to $500 million in the amount of the company's common stock that may be repurchased.

Papa John’s Celebrates its 3,000th Restaurant, Gives Away 'Secret Ingredient'

2005-07-12 Known for its "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza," Papa John's International, Inc. is celebrating the upcoming opening of its 3,000th restaurant by giving away one of its secret ingredients.

Papa John’s New Online Promotion Begins

2005-07-11 Papa John's International, Inc. today announced a limited time promotion offering a free BlackBerry 7100g wireless handheld to customers ordering online at

Papa John’s Ranks #1 in Customer Satisfaction

2005-05-17 For the sixth straight year, Papa John’s claims the top spot on the American Consumer Satisfaction Index.

Papa John’s Hires New President and CEO

2005-02-01 Nigel Travis, former president and COO of Blockbuster Inc., will lead the world’s third largest pizza company.

Papa John's Will Cut 70 Corporate Staff Jobs

2004-11-17 The company expects the layoffs to reduce costs by about $2.3 million in 2005. The company will record approximately $750,000 in fourth quarter severance, outplacement, and related costs as a result.

Papa John's Expands "Pizza and Entertainment" Campaign

2004-05-27 Papa John's customers who purchase four 20-ounce Coca-Cola beverages receive a cut-and-reveal sticker with four free music track downloads from Musicmatch.

Papa John's Opens Unit in Cayman Islands

2003-10-06 The new unit, operated by Island Time Pizza, is the first Papa John's store to operate in the Caymans. Several more are planned.

Papa John's Opens First Asian Locations

2003-07-21 Papa John's announced the opening of two restaurants in Seoul, South Korea, marking the expansion into the company's twelfth international market and its first presence in Asia.