The World's and America's No.3 Pizza Brand has opened in Malaysia for the first time.
Patchay's Comment: In fact not just pizzas, but also pastas!!!
Papa John's Pizza is located in Berjaya Times Square Ground Floor, near the entrance and next to the Dome Restaurant.
Despite the economic slowdown, Papa John's Pizza planned to open 10 restaurants a year in Malaysia.
The master franchise holder for Malaysia is the Berjaya Group, who also owns the Starbucks, Wendy's and Kenny Rogers Roasters brands in Malaysia. The owner of Berjaya Group also privately owns McDonald's, 7-Eleven, Borders, and other retail brands in Malaysia.
With the opening of Papa John's, Malaysia now has Top 3 American Pizza Brands - Pizza Hut (185 stores); Domino's Pizza (35 stores) and Papa John's of course. Malaysia also already have Top 4 American Burger Brands - McDonald's (187 stores); Burger King (22 stores); Wendy's (5 stores) and Carl's Jr. (4 stores). The largest fastfood chain in Malaysia is KFC with 431 stores nationwide.
Berjaya Group will also open the first Krispy Kreme store in Malaysia soon. Sources told Patchay the first two stores are likely to be located in Berjaya Times Square and One Utama.