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Papa John's to open 49 new franchise locations amid pandemic
Papa John’s CEO on COVID pandemic, Q2 sales boom, customer retention efforts
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Papa John’s has plans to compete heavily in the Northeast with 49 new restaurants scheduled to open up in the next eight years.
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The restaurants will be opened throughout Philadelphia and southern New Jersey by Papa John’s franchisee HB Restaurant Group. The national pizza chain made the announcement in a press release, which was released on Thursday.
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While some restaurants have struggled to make ends meet in light of the coronavirus pandemic, Papa John’s has been reaching milestones.
In the first half of 2020, Papa John’s raked in nearly $870.5 million in total revenue, according to the company’s second-quarter results. Comparatively, the pizza chain made $798 million in the first six months of 2019.