Franchise: Papa Murphy's

Initial Investment
LOW:$274,620
HIGH: $499,246
Change in Units
+5.8% +86 UNITS (1 Year)
+15.0% +205 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media

Training Onsite: 23 days

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Number of employees required to run: 10

About Papa Murphy's

Hillsboro, Oregon-based pizza chain Papa Aldo's and Petaluma, California-based chain Murphy's Pizza were both acquired by Terry Collins, who merged them into one brand in 1995: Papa Murphy's. Papa Murphy's stores make pizzas for customers to take home and bake themselves. Side items such as cookie dough, cheesy bread and salads are also offered.

Founded

1981

Franchising Since

1982 (35 Years)

Corporate Address

8000 N.E. Parkway Dr., #350 Vancouver, WA 98662

CEO

Jean Birch

Ticker Symbol

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$274,620 - $499,246

Net-worth Requirement

$275,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$80,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $25,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

Papa Murphy's has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives


Reduced royalty fee for first three years

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Updated: May 23rd, 2017

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