Papa Murphy's
#446 Franchise 500| Take-and-bake pizza

Papa Murphy's
Take-and-bake pizza

About
Founded

1981

Franchising Since

1982 (36 Years)

Corporate Address

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

CEO

Weldon Spangler

Ticker Symbol

FRSH

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

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

230 hours

Classroom Training:

40 hours

Number of Employees Required to Run:

10

Papa Murphy's is ranked #446 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $274,620 High - $499,246
Units
-1.8%-29 UNITS (1 Year) +7.9%+113 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Midwest, South, Southeast, Southwest, West, Canada, Middle East
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 1st, 2017
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