John Schnatter

Domino's Among Food Brands Shifting Execs

In restructuring its leadership team while on an upswing, Domino’s is a contrast to other turnovers in the industry. U.S. pizza chain Papa John’s …

Advertising Industry

Why Did Papa John's International, Inc. Shares Lose 34% in 2017?

The company had some big problems and made a major change.<p>What happened<p><b>Papa John's</b> (NASDAQ:PZZA) and now-former CEO "Papa" John Schnatter made some …

Stocks

Papa John's CFO to leave for same role at Jack in the Box

(Reuters) - Papa John’s International Inc (PZZA.O) said on Tuesday Chief Financial Officer Lance Tucker would leave the pizza chain operator in March to take up the same position at restaurant chain operator Jack in the Box Inc (JACK.O).<p>Tucker’s exit marks the second high profile departure at Papa …

Another high-level executive is leaving Papa John's

Louisville-based Papa John's International Inc. is losing another high level executive. The pizza company announced via news release today that CFO …

Domino's CEO Patrick Doyle dismisses Chipotle rumors

Domino’s CEO Patrick Doyle on Wednesday dismissed speculation that he could join Chipotle Mexican Grill after he retires from his current role later this year.<p>Doyle, who led Domino’s turnaround with a revamped recipe and emphasis on digital sales efforts, said at the company’s investor day meeting …

Business

Domino’s CEO will hand reins to international chief

The news jolted investors, who sent the shares down as much as 4.5 percent to $197.50 in late trading

Detroit

Papa John’s may sit out the Super Bowl

The NFL’s official pizza may not have a presence for what officially is the league’s biggest annual event.<p>Via <i>SportsBusiness Daily</i>, the <i>Louisville</i> …

NFL

Domino's CEO stepping down in pizza chain shakeup

Domino's, one of the nation's largest pizza delivery chains, is going to change CEOs in June, it announced Tuesday.<p>J. Patrick Doyle, who led Domino's for eight years, will be replaced by Richard Allison, who is president of Domino's International. He takes over July 1.<p>The change comes less than a …

Money

You Can Get Free Pizza at Papa John's All Month

While the official pizza of the NFL may not buy an ad for the Super Bowl, it doesn't want you to forget it and its delicious pepperoncinis exists. …

Pizza

Papa John's is Offering Free Pizza in January

Papa John’s is offering free pizza for most of January. As part of the pizza chain’s deal, customers can buy any full-price pizza and get one of the …

Retail

A Super Bowl without Papa John's? Pizza chain may not buy ad for game

LOUISVILLE — Papa John’s scored in the cutthroat competition between pizza makers seven years ago when it became the “official pizza sponsor” of the NFL and the Super Bowl, the biggest pizza sales event of the year.<p>But now the Louisville company, which replaced founder John Schnatter as CEO late …

Money

The 2017 Industry Focus Awards: Biggest PR Blunder and Rookie of the Year

The new year is here, and it’s time to look back on some of the biggest and weirdest stories from 2017. For the first time ever, <i>Industry Focus</i> is hosting the Industry Focus Awards, where the hosts from all five shows come together to pitch their contenders for various titles. In this episode, the …

Stocks

Hackers and a Shrinking Talent Pool Top CEO Concerns for 2018

Corporate leaders see cybersecurity threats, disruptive technologies and stiffer competition for talent as some of their most pressing issues in the new year, according to interviews with nearly a dozen CEOs.<p>"I don't think there's any such thing as an easy year for CEOs anymore," said Jim M. Loree, …

5 brands that had major fails in 2017

Some commissioned advertisements that sparked fury and ire — while others faced PR nightmares that shook their company’s foundations.<p>These companies …

Dara Khosrowshahi

​Is Controversy The Last Effective Advertising Strategy?

<b>Published Date:</b> 2017-12-29 12:04:53 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Advertising, Digital Advertising, Global Strategy, Growth Strategies, Strategic Planning, Strategic …

Advertising

The Best Food Tweets of 2017

What a year it’s been for Twitter. The President of the United States has used his timeline to insult constituents and bait unstable enemies. Chief executive officer Jack Dorsey has regularly been the target of abuse due to his social media platform’s ongoing problems with abuse. Verification was …

Social Media

It’s been quite a sports year. Here’s a quiz to see what you remember about it.

By all accounts (except personal observation) the days are getting longer. The turn toward more daylight brings a wave of intraleague ACC basketball, …

College & University

The year in sports media: Colin Kaepernick, protests during anthem

Two of the biggest sports media stories of 2017 started off slow, and even existed before the year began, but kept snowballing and expanding as the …

Colin Kaepernick

The biggest brand fails of 2017: United, Pepsi, Uber and more

These companies probably wish they could have a do-over for 2017.<p>Some brands commissioned advertisements that sparked fury and ire — while others faced PR nightmares which shook their company’s foundations.<p>Here are some of the year’s biggest brand fails, offering a guide for other companies on what …

Business

Lil Jon wants to be Papa John's new CEO

Papa John is out, Papa Lil Jon is in. The rapper has informally agreed to step in for former CEO John Schnatter, who stepped down from his position at the pizza chain just weeks after blaming poor sales on NFL protests. Although he already has a replacement — current president Steve Ritchie — …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Papa John's Gets Unasked for Holiday Gift: Love From Rapper Lil Jon

A month after the Papa John's debacle that saw American neo-Nazi site The Daily Stormer calling the brand the pizza of the alt-right, it's been given …

Advertising Industry

From Pepsi to Papa John’s: the year’s biggest brand blunders

These companies probably wish they could have a do-over for 2017.<p>Some brands commissioned advertisements that sparked fury and ire, while others …

Advertising

Column: Tough year, and tough times ahead for the NFL

It was one of the great Super Bowls ever, a dramatic comeback win that cemented forever the legacies of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.<p>No one …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Dahlberg: Tough year, and tough times ahead for the NFL

It was one of the great Super Bowls ever, a dramatic comeback win that cemented forever the legacies of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.<p>No one …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Analysis: Tough year, and tough times ahead for the NFL

It was one of the great Super Bowls ever, a dramatic comeback win that cemented forever the legacies of Tom Brady and the New England ...

Pittsburgh

The 8 biggest fast food controversies of 2017

Although one could ever forget that Wendy’s got rid of its spicy chicken nuggets (RIP), 2017 was also full of other major fast-food moments, including companies throwing shade at each other — even at the President of the United States of America — on Twitter. Read on for some of the craziest …

Pizza Hut

Delivery robots and hungry squirrels: Pizza’s best year ever

If 2017 were a pizza, it would be a stuffed-crust crazy pie with the works, plus extra psycho sauce on the side. Here’s a look back at the year in …

Lifestyle

Merry Christmas, NFC: The No. 1 Seed Eagles Suddenly Look Very Beatable

SAN FRANCISCO — Four stories, four takes ... on the trouble in Philly, on the fiasco that is instant replay, on the sleepiest Week 17 in memory, and …

NFL

NFL Protests Named Top Sports Story of 2017

<i>DENVER (AP) —</i> President Donald Trump couldn’t stand NFL players kneeling in protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” His angry call to fire players …

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick is still not on a NFL team and that's shameful

DENVER (AP) — President Donald Trump couldn’t stand NFL players kneeling in protest during “The Star-Spangled Banner.” His angry call to fire players …

Colin Kaepernick