Preferred Restaurant Brands opens its first Papa John's location

Preferred Restaurant Brands, formerly known as Dixie Foods International Inc., announced it has opened its first of many planned Papa John's locations.

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With wintry weather knocking, gas prices remain low

Natural gas spot prices respond to winter's tease with an uptick.

Papa John's POS rollout to be completed by Q1

The company remains bullish on North China and is focused on shifting its marketing and menu strategies to support growth in the market.

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Domino's riding strong Q3 momentum

Gas prices tumble 30 cents in one month.

National gas prices hovering near 4-year lows

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Wheat prices spike as gas falls

Wheat prices increased after weeks of decreasing prices.

Gas prices are at seven-month lows

Wheat prices also continue to plummet.

Cheese prices up 10 cents in a week

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Record-setting harvests push wheat to 4-year low

Wheat prices closed below the $6 mark twice last week, plunging to $5.68 on Friday.

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Papa John's franchise group changes name, adds board members

Dixie Foods International Inc., a Papa John's and Capriotti's Sandwich Shops franchisee, has changed its name to Preferred Restaurant Brands. The company has also added six members to its board of directors. CEO Ken Antos said 'Preferred Restaurant Brands' better...

Papa John's adds Fritos and chili to pizzas

Papa John's has partnered with PepsiCo's Fritos corn chips to create the new Fritos Chili Pizza. The limited time product is available through Nov. 23.

Papa John’s franchisee sued for $2M by alleged wage theft

A five-unit Papa John’s franchisee has been sued by the New York State attorney general for $2 million. According to Reuters, the AG has accused the franchisee, New Majority Holdings LLG, and owner Ronald Johnson, of wage theft practices, claiming...

Mobivity adds QSR veteran to board to support growth in the segment

Mobivity Holdings Corp., a provider of smart receipt marketing solutions and mobile marketing technologies, has named William Van Epps to its board of directors as an independent director. The appointment of Van Epps brings the total number of directors to...

Papa John's launches Ultimate Meats Pizza

Papa John's has launched its new Ultimate Meats Pizza. It is available for a limited time now through Oct.

Papa John's goes on Texas hiring spree

Papa John's plans to add hundreds of new team members throughout its stores in Texas.

Franchisee acquires two California Papa John’s locations

Dixie Foods International Inc. has reached an agreement to acquire two existing Papa John's franchise locations in the Fresno, California, area.

Papa John's launches most extensive social media campaign for NFL season

Papa John's has introduced a new integrated advertising and social media campaign to kick off the NFL season this week. Platforms include television, radio, digital, activation and promotional marketing, according to a news release. The TV campaign features the brand's...

Little Caesars' Hot-N-Ready campaign boosts brand's perception

Little Caesars' February introduction of the $5 Hot-N-Ready Lunch Combo, as well as its complementing marketing campaign in late spring and early summer, has helped the brand gain more customers and achieve a higher value perception, according to new research...

Papa John’s increases shareholder dividend by 12%

Papa John's International today announced that its board has approved a 12 percent increase in the quarterly dividend payable on PZZA's common stock. According to a news release, this results in a quarterly dividend rate of $0.14 per share, or...

Papa John’s marks barbecue season with spicy pulled pork pizza

Papa John's is celebrating summer barbecue season with the launch of its new spicy pulled pork pizza, available for $12 now through Aug. 24. According to a news release, the pizza features slow-cooked pork with Kansas City-style barbecue sauce, spicy...

Papa John’s adds Cincinnati Bengals to NFL roster

Papa John’s Pizza today was named named as the "Official Pizza of the Cincinnati Bengals." According to a news release on Bengals.com, Papa John’s will now be served at Paul Brown Stadium and Bengals fans can take advantage of special...

Papa John’s agrees to cover hepatitis A costs from corporate store

A North Carolina-based, company-owned Papa John’s location has been identified as the original source of a hepatitis A outbreak that happened in late March/early April. And, according to the Independent Tribune, Papa John’s International Inc.

Papa John’s campaign leverages US/Germany World Cup match

A trip to the final 16 is on the line when the U.S./Germany World Cup match kicks off Thursday, and now Papa John’s is adding even higher stakes to the event. If the U.S. team scores two goals Thursday, as...

Domino's, Papa John's kick off World Cup promos

With the FIFA World Cup in Brazil officially underway, two pizza chains are taking advantage of a globally captivated TV audience. If the U.S. national team scores two or more goals during Monday’s opening match against Ghana, Papa John’s will offer 50-percent off all large pizzas on June 17, with its “Score Twice Half Price” promotion.

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