A “Now Hiring” sign is displayed outside a Papa John’s International Inc. pizza restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky.
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Papa John’s on Monday announced it would hire 10,000 more workers as it tries to meet surging demand for its pizzas.
Consumers who are sheltering in place are ordering more Papa John’s food during the coronavirus pandemic. During the three months ended June 28, the pizza chain’s North American same-store sales soared 28%, according to its preliminary estimates.
The company recently added 20,000 employees. At the end of 2019, it had 16,500 employees, according to its annual report. Spokeswoman Lindsay English said that Papa John’s has…