Papa John’s International, Inc., announced that domestic systemwide comparable sales declined 3.9 percent for the four weeks ended October 28, 2001, composed of a 2.3 percent decrease at franchised restaurants and an 8.1 percent decrease at company-owned restaurants.

As of November 11, 2001, there were 2,707 Papa John’s restaurants (629 company-owned and 2,078 franchised) operating in forty-seven states and nine international markets. Papa John’s also owns or franchises 193 Perfect Pizza restaurants (three company-owned and 190 franchised) in the United Kingdom.

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