Franchise: Papa John’s By : Mike Davis
History of Papa John’s • John Schnatter is the founder of Papa John’s. • He opened the first Papa John’s in 1984 in his dad’s business. • The first Papa John’s was in a broom closet. • His dream was to give customers a quality pizza that was delivered right to their door.
What does Papa John’s sell. • Papa Johns sells pizzas mainly.
How well is Papa John’s doing • Their sales increased 29.8% in 2012. • At the end of 2011, there were around 16,500 employees of Papa John’s. • In 2012 there were about 4,000 Papa John’s, and about 2,600 in the U.S. • It is the third largest pizza chain in the U.S. • It is 23 on the top 100 franchises.
Future Plans of Papa John’s • There are not any future plans stated by Papa John’s at this time.
What Papa John’s does to help the community • They have partnered up with JA Worldwide. It helps give kids financial understandings. • They also let kids involved with JA Worldwide do job shadowing. • They have made significant donations to Make A Wish and also support the Boy Scouts of America.
How to obtain a franchise from Papa John’s • You go to their website and click on the link to open your own franchise. Then you apply for one.
What are the financial commitments of a franchisor for Papa John’s • The start up fee is $220,000. • The franchise fee is about $25,000. • 5% of net sales is due to Papa John’s.
What Papa John’s provides for the fee • They provide benefits for the company.
Requirements of Owner • You must have a minimum net of $150,000.
Where to contact Papa John’s • Their website www.papajohns.com
Works Cited • "2013 Franchise 500 Rankings." Entrepreneur. N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Feb. 2013. • "Papa John's Pizza Delivery and Specials â Order Pizza Online for Delivery or Pickup." Papa John's Pizza Delivery and Specials â Order Pizza Online for Delivery or Pickup.N.p., n.d. Web. 28 Feb. 2013.