VANCOUVER Wash. The list of winners during this downtime is short, yet, as consumers continue to cut back on their dining out dollars the largest player in the take-and-bake pizza category is seeing sales skyrocket. Papa Murphy’s International Inc., the franchisor of more than 1,100 take-and-bake pizza locations, said its 2008 U.S. systemwide sales totaled $585 million, a 17-percent increase from the year earlier. The jump reflected 102 new store openings and an annual ...

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