Papa John’s International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZA)
today announced systemwide, domestic comparable sales for
the four weeks ended January 28, 2001 increased 1.9%, comprised
of a 0.6% increase at company-owned restaurants and a 2.4%
increase at franchised restaurants. Total systemwide international
sales for the same period increased 15.4% over the prior
year on a constant U.S. dollar basis.

At February 11, 2001, there were 2,619 Papa John’s restaurants
(641 company-owned and 1,978 franchised) operating in 49
states and ten international markets. Papa John’s also owns
or franchises 205 Perfect Pizza restaurants (2 company-owned
and 203 franchised) in the United Kingdom. For more information
about the company, visit Papa John’s at

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