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Ambiguity In Forum Clause Creates Conflict; Lassie bites Maude

Poor drafting by counsel for a dealer has led to an international stand-off, with New York and London courts each claiming jurisdiction; parties are located in Italy, New York, and Virginia.

Brands Experiment with Two Minute Artisan Pizza

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photo/@PizzaRev on Instagram

Two quick service restaurant chains are experimenting with pizzas for a nation that wants food faster.

Insider Speaks Candidly about Burger King Supply Chain

Reinhart Food Services is one of many vendors managed by franchisee-cooperative Restaurant Services Inc.
Reinhart is one of the many vendors that franchisee-led RSI directs. Photo by Blue MauMau

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – A Burger King franchise leader speaks candidly about franchisees owning, directing and managing the supply chain for all Burger King locations in the U.S. and Canada, both franchised and company-owned.

Marketing: Domino's Features Hispanic Franchisee

Domino's is changing its ads when it comes to Hispanics. It hopes to lure more to its pizzas by featuring Hispanic franchisees through a Spanish-language TV campaign. AdAge.com explains.

Franchisor Liable for Franchisee Employment Actions

In a recent decision, the California Court of Appeal in Patterson v. Domino's Pizza, LLC, 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 753 (June 27, 2012), held that the trial court erred in granting summary judgment to a franchisor.

Domino's Store Owner Creates Bread Bites


Domino's Pizza CEO Patrick Doyle describes in the brand's latest commercial how the new Parmesan Bread Bites product was created by a Findlay, Ohio Domino’s franchised store owner, Brian Edler. Good ideas often come from the local entrepreneur. CEO Doyle not only knows it, he champions it.

CEO Says Autocratic Leadership Inefficient

Patrick Doyle at Domino's Conference
Domino's CEO Doyle at a franchisee convention. Photo/Domino's Pizza

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Patrick Doyle, president and chief executive officer of Domino's Pizza Inc. (NYSE:DPZ), speaks with Blue MauMau about why he pays so much attention to franchise owners and what style works best in leading them.

Domino’s CEO Patrick Doyle on Leading

Domino's Pizza CEO Patrick Doyle
Domino's Pizza CEO Patrick Doyle, photo care of Domino's

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — J. Patrick Doyle, president and chief executive officer of Domino's Pizza Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), speaks with Blue MauMau on the art of leading franchise owners.

Domino's Managers Arrested for Arson at Papa John's

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If you can't stand the heat, burn down the competition.

Domino’s Dominates in Customer Loyalty

Domino's interacts with customers via playful photos and comments in Facebook

NEW YORK — A just released 2011 annual survey recognizes that customers rank Domino’s as number one among all major pizza chains in customer loyalty.