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Papa John's CEO Says He Pays Above Minimum Wage

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When asked about rising food costs, franchisor Papa John's CEO John Schnatter brought up the non sequitur that he pays decent wages. Since New York's attorney general is currently probing the labor practices of Papa John's franchisees, what franchisees pay in wages is obviously on top of Mr. Schnatter's mind.

Subway Founder Stance on Wages: A Leading Indicator?

If Subway founder Fred DeLuca means what he says, the restaurant industry war over wages may have reached the tipping point.

Papa John's Franchisees Frozen Out


NY  Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently served numerous Papa John's franchisees with investigation subpoenas. 

Sports Team Franchises To See Strong Growth; Fast Food Not So Much

Growth in professional sports franchises & key related industries

SANTA MONICA, Calif. —If you want to own a franchise, research shows that the boats rise a little faster for sports team owners. If you can afford one, professional sports team franchises will be one of the strongest growing sectors compared to other sectors tied to sports.

Papa John’s Names Thompson Co-CEO

LOUISVILLE, KY.— Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) yesterday announced the promotion of its president and chief operating officer Jude Thompson to co-chief executive officer, along with the company's founder and current chairman John Schnatter.