Seven Franchisees to Open 20 Papa John’s Stores as Result of Incentive Scheme

Papa John's Pizza Leading pizza franchise, Papa John’s, has announced seven new franchisees have just signed up to multi-site development plans as a result of its enterprise incentive scheme offer, following its official launch in February this year. The new franchisees are set to open 20 pizza stores serving up Papa John’s top quality pizzas, renowned for their better natural flavour, throughout the North and Midlands over the next six months.

“Our focus is on growth and we aim to deliver on our promise of having 600 UK stores over the next 10 years,” explained Anthony Round, Business Development Manager at Papa John’s. “The $2 million franchisee incentive scheme we launched at The National Franchise Exhibition at Birmingham’s NEC in February, was designed to encourage enthusiastic franchisees to become part of our success story in specific, designated regional zones in the North, Midlands and Scotland.

“The scheme has been particularly well received and represents an exciting opportunity to join a leading franchise brand,” continued Round. “We are looking forward to launching further ‘tasty’ incentives for franchisees looking to open outlets in 2014 and we will be actively encouraging ambitious individuals who are interested in becoming multiple store operators.“

As part of its 2013 offer Papa John’s, for a limited period, reduced its franchise fee and gave away a top-of-the range oven and electronic point of sale equipment worth £30,000 plus £10,000 worth of marketing spend to new franchisees for stores opening during 2013 within designated regions.

Papa John's is one of the largest pizza companies in the world, with around 4,000 stores worldwide and is rapidly expanding in 33 markets around the globe. Papa John’s, which is renowned for its product quality, has opportunities for potential franchisees throughout the UK including the key locations of the South East, Yorkshire, Manchester, West Midlands, East Midlands, South West, North East, Wales & Scotland.