John Schnatter

Papa John’s Board Considers 'Poison Pill' to Block Takeover by Disgraced Founder

The board of pizza chain Papa John’s is considering a measure to block founder John Schnatter from regaining control of the company.<p>As reported by …

Wall Street

How to Avoid Investing in a John Schnatter: Dumbest Thing on Wall Street

Dig. Dig. Then dig some more.<p>If we've learned anything from Papa John's (PZZA) founder John Schnatter's PR nightmare it's that appearances can be …

Investing

A PR timeline of Papa John's founder John Schnatter's downfall

John Schnatter, founder of Papa John’s, is now the former mascot, chief executive and chairman of the pizza chain after a tumultuous year. He has …

Branding

Papa John’s is gone from FedEx Field

Getty Images<p>Another one bites the dust. Which some would say tastes better than Papa John’s pizza.<p>The national pizza chain is out at FedEx Field. …

NFL

Josh Hader receives standing ovation from Brewers fans less than week after his offensive tweets resurfaced

Josh Hader has earned enemy status in many ballparks.<p>But not his own.<p>The reliever received a standing ovation from Brewers fans as he took the mound …

Baseball

Report: Jazz to end partnership with Papa John's

The Utah Jazz are ending their sponsorship agreement with Papa John's Pizza after the company's founder and spokesman used a racial slur, the Salt …

Salt Lake City

Peyton Manning’s Wife Quietly Asks How Much Longer Papa John Going To Crash On Their Couch

INDIANAPOLIS—Frustrated by the heaps of soiled red polo shirts accumulating in her living room, Peyton Manning’s wife quietly asked Friday how much …

Living Rooms

Papa John’s is out at FedEx Field, but Redskins will continue partnership with local franchisees

The Redskins introduced Paisano’s as the team’s new official pizza sponsor during Wednesday’s “Taste of FedEx Field” event. The local chain, which will have five concession locations at the stadium, replaced Papa John’s as part of a deal that was signed before Papa John’s founder John Schnatter …

Pizza Hut

Papa John’s now facing ‘bro’ culture scandal as nightmare continues

The John Schnatter stink will be harder to clean up at Papa John’s than first expected.<p>The chief executive and a second high-ranking executive at the …

Employment

Paramount Fires TV Chief Over Allegations of Insensitive Remarks

Paramount Television President Amy Powell, the executive behind such shows as “The Alienist” and “13 Reasons Why,” was ousted from the company over …

Paramount Pictures

Papa John's founder accused of sexual harassment

After publicly apologizing for use of a racial slur, John Schnatter is defending himself over new allegations of "sexually inappropriate conduct."

Sexual Harassment

Papa John’s CEO Was Banished Because He Is A White Man Who Talked About Race

6:41 PM 07/19/2018<p>I am no fan of pizza or television commercials, but I am partial to the defense of free speech as an absolute American right. For …

Conservative View

Whitlock: 'Papa John' May Have Been Victim of Smear Campaign

<b>“This was an intentional stirred up controversy to damage Papa John. He supports Republicans, is a hardcore conservative, and people don’t like him.</b> …

Anthem Protests

Colonel Sanders Family Rescues Him From Papa John Schnatter

Colonel Harland Sanders' family jumped in to rescue him from Papa John's founder John Schnatter, who said the man behind KFC had never been …

Conservative View

Pizza giant Papa John's suffers from a 'toxic' work environment, Forbes magazine says

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Papa John's International and a lawyer for deposed Chairman John Schnatter dismissed a <i>Forbes</i> report describing a "toxic" work environment at the headquarters of the Louisville-based pizza giant.<p>The business news organization reported Thursday that problems at Papa John's extend …

Money

Papa John's founder John Schnatter commissioned a ceiling fresco of his face

Papa John's has had a tough time lately, but a few decades ago, when things were looking up, founder John Schnatter wanted employees to think of his …

Employment

Domino's Pizza aims to open thousands of US stores

Domino’s CEO Richard Allison said the pizza chain is aiming to open more than 2,000 new U.S. store locations over the next decade to capitalize on a long streak of sales growth.<p>The company, which has emphasized digital sales efforts in recent years, reported U.S. same-store sales growth of 6.9% in …

Same-Store Sales

Papa John's Is Conducting An External Audit Of Company Culture – Bloomberg

Papa John's Is Conducting An External Audit Of Company Culture<p>Papa John's Is Conducting An External Audit Of Company Culture<p>Papa John's Is Conducting …

Spying

A Virgin Mary Statue in New Mexico Is Weeping Olive Oil and No One Knows Why

A Virgin Mary Statue in New Mexico has parishioners and church officials stunned after it began “weeping” olive oil tears.<p>The “crying” began on …

New Mexico

Papa John's Is Scrubbing Its Founder From Its Logo After He Resigned For Using The N-Word

Papa John's is removing its founder's image from its logo and other branding materials after he admitted this week to using the n-word during a …

New York Yankees

Forbes Report: Papa John's Is A Toxic Workplace

8 minutes ago<p><b>(Louisville, KY) --</b> Leaders at Papa John's, including Papa John Schnatter's lawyer, are pushing back on a report in Forbes that says the …

The Workplace

At ACC media days, Louisville football addresses latest scandal involving athletic department

CHARLOTTE — When Louisville linebacker Jon Greenard heard the news about John Schnatter, he was shocked and disturbed. Wide receiver Jaylen Smith said he felt embarrassed and disappointed.<p>Forbes reported last week that Schnatter, the founder and former chief executive of Papa John’s, had used the …

College Sports

Rick Scott pours $14 million of his fortune into his campaign

WASHINGTON – Gov. Rick Scott has already put $14 million of his own money into his U.S. Senate campaign, his first FEC report showed on Thursday.<p>Last …

Florida

Miami Heat in 'holding pattern' with Papa John's

Unlike the Miami Marlins, who have severed ties with the Papa John's after revelations that founder John Schnatter used a racial slur about …

Miami Heat

New allegations leveled at former Papa John's CEO

More bad PR as arrived at the doorsteps of Papa John's International (PZZA -4.6%) after a deep dive into the corporate culture is published by Forbes.<p>…

Business

Merger talks with Papa John's signal major course reversal for Wendy's

Papa John’s (Nasdaq: PZZA) held preliminary merger discussions with Wendy’s (Nasdaq: WEN) prior to the ouster of Papa John’s founder and chairman …

Business

OMG Papa John's and Wendy's were TOTALLY in merger talks

D-R-A-M-A! The <b>craaazy</b> Papa John’s story gets even <b>juicier</b> today, as sources say Wendy’s and Papa John’s were talking about merging—<b>FOR REAL!</b>—before …

Wall Street

Can Papa John's Rebrand Itself After Regime Change?

The pizza chain was reportedly considering a merger with Wendy's, but talks halted after founder John Schnatter stepped down as Chairman of the Board …

Business

CEO Report Card: Domino's Richard J. Allison Jr.

Richard J. Allison Jr. has only been CEO of Domino's Pizza, Inc. (DPZ) for two weeks, but he's about to oversee what is expected to be a robust …

Investing

Papa John's Wants to Erase Papa From the Company

The latest in a series of racism-charged incidents led the pizza slinger's board to attempt a full separation from its founder, but can you do that …

Investing