Nation’s Restaurant News Top 500 List Gives Papa Murphy’s High Marks

Dynamic pizza franchise opportunity lands in top 15% of ranked brands, showcasing its ability to grow and evolve in a competitive market

Looking for a respected, and proven, brand in the dynamic and crowded pizza franchise space? Then explore what you could do with a Papa Murphy’s take-and-bake pizza franchise, which recently scored a spot in the top 15% on Nation’s Restaurant News’ Top 500 Restaurant Chains list.

“When entrepreneurs begin researching restaurant-franchise opportunities, they turn to trusted sources such as Nation’s Restaurant News,” says Shemar Pucel, Senior Director of Franchise Development. “Our presence on this list, and in the No. 55 spot, shows that even in a very challenging climate like 2020, Papa Murphy’s franchise owners can build market share and create a base of loyal, enthusiastic customers.”

Ranking formula considers many factors

This year saw the list expand from 200 brands to 500. That’s something NRN’s editorial team said they wanted to do in order to showcase smaller, regional players as well as emerging names, alongside the largest operating brands.

Some of the metrics used include sales and average unit volume estimates, which included diving into securities filings for publicly traded companies, Item 19 information found in franchise disclosure documents and industry research provided by investors and equities analysts.

Resurging economy is perfect time to engage

While the research is being compiled for the 2021 list, due out in summer 2022, it’s a safe bet that Papa Murphy’s pizza franchise owners’ performance will land the brand on the list once again. Rebounding local economies, alongside unwavering brand loyalty, position them for success, Pucel notes.

“A lot of people discovered Papa Murphy’s when they were sheltering at home, because they could order a pizza online and then have contactless pickup,” she says. “It made for a convenient and positive experience. They will keep coming back and be joined by new guests who will enjoy the bake-at-home experience. Papa Murphy’s is a standout brand, and this is a very good time to become an owner.”

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Papa Murphy’s take and bake pizza franchises is a low-cost investment opportunity offering high growth potential. Join this dynamic brand as we expand our footprint across the United States. Initial investment costs range from $308,469 to $557,879, depending on numerous factors, including geographic areas, condition of the premises, and construction costs. We have grown to more than 1,200 locations thanks to a business model built for entrepreneurs who are passionate about quality, service, integrity, and most of all — pizza.

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