Papa John’s Announces 2013 Development Incentive Program for Canada

  Papa John’s Announces 2013 Development Incentive Program for Canada

 Program offers zero opening fees and 30 months of reduced royalties for new
                          restaurants opened in 2013

Business Wire

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- January 25, 2013

In an effort to capitalize on its strong North American growth, Papa John’s is
offering Canadian franchisees an enticing package of incentives to grow within
or join the Papa John’s family. Under the company’s 2013 Canadian Development
Incentive Program announced today, qualifying restaurants opening in Canada in
2013 will pay no opening fees ($25,000 value), and receive up to 30 months of
reduced royalty payments.

“Our brand is poised for continued growth in 2013,” said John Schnatter, Papa
John’s Founder, Chairman and CEO. “We are proud to offer this Development
Incentive Program to help our franchisees grow with us and deliver our ‘Better
Ingredients. Better Pizza.’ to an increasing number of consumers throughout

The program is generally available for new Canadian unit development
agreements signed by qualifying franchisees through August 30, 2013, for new
restaurant openings on or before December 29, 2013. The incentives are subject
to the complete rules and eligibility requirements of the program at the time
of signing a development agreement. Full program details are available upon
completion and review of a Franchise Application accessible at

Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John’s International, Inc.
(NASDAQ: PZZA) is the world’s third largest pizza company. For 11 of the past
13 years, consumers have rated Papa John’s No. 1 in customer satisfaction
among all national pizza chains in the American Customer Satisfaction Index
(ACSI). Papa John’s also earned the 2012 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Pizza Brand of
the Year. Papa John’s is the Official Pizza Sponsor of the National Football
League and Super Bowl XLVII. For more information about the company or to
order pizza online, visit Papa John’s at


Papa John’s International, Inc.
Darryl Carr, 502-261-4318
Director, Corporate Communications
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