Papa John's International, Inc. (Nasdaq:PZZA) yesterday announced 0.5% domestic systemwide comparable sales growth for the four weeks ended August 26, 2001, composed of a 1.5% increase at franchised restaurants and a 2.3% decrease at company-owned restaurants. Total systemwide international sales increased 23% for the four-week period, on a constant U.S. dollar basis, over the comparable period last year.