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Papa John’s International Inc. — briefly embraced by neo-Nazis as their pizza chain of choice after its then-chief executive blamed disappointing sales on NFL protests against police brutality and later used a racial epithet during a marketing call — has been on a yearlong quest to rehabilitate…
Trian Fund Management, an activist hedge fund, is evaluating a takeover bid for Papa John’s,one of several parties to express interest since the pizza chain put itself up for sale amid an acrimonious fight with its founder.
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Papa John’s International Inc. founder John Schnatter escalated his legal battle with the pizza chain, suing the board of directors and Chief Executive Steve Ritchie to “stop the irreparable harm” to the company that he said they’re causing.
The complaint, filed Thursday in Delaware Chancery Court,…
Getting Papa John out of the Papa John’s kitchen has done nothing to quell the heat between the pizza chain and its former CEO. A special committee of the chain’s board of directors penned a letter Wednesday accusing John Schnatter of “promoting his self-interest at the expense of all others…
Papa John’s is mandating diversity training for its staff as founder John Schnatter pushes to regain control of the pizza company that executives say was destabilized by his divisive behavior.
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Papa John’s International Inc.’s founder, blocked from the pizza chain’s headquarters amid a deepening dispute with the rest of the board, is betting that franchisees and workers will have his back.
John Schnatter, who resigned as chairman last month, took out a full-page ad in the company’s hometown…
Who gets the kids in the divorce? John Schnatter is hoping it’s him. The former Papa John’s chairman, ousted in the wake of his use of the n-word while on a conference call , has published a full-page ad—or “love letter,” as the Louisville Courier Journal calls it—in Wednesday’s…
Sales were way down at Papa John’s outlets across the country in July—and “Papa John” himself is the reason why, the company says. President and CEO Steve Ritchie revealed Tuesday that sales were down 10.5% in July, and said “results have been challenged by recent events,” CNN reports….
Papa John’s International Inc. founder John Schnatter is suing the pizza chain, demanding internal files related to directors’ handling of his ouster for using a racial slur during a media-training session.
Schnatter resigned as chairman this month but remains on the board and owns 29% of the company.
The founder of the Papa John’s pizza chain filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking access to the company’s books and records following his resignation as chairman earlier this month amid reports that he used a racial slur during a media training session, the AP reports. In a complaint filed in Delaware’s…