Monthly archives: November 2018

Posted on November 14, 2018

The well-known Florida-based franchise attorney representing the Papa John’s franchisees for 1,200 U.S. locations said the restaurateurs are hurting badly as a result of the brand’s past year of negative press related to the words of founder John Schnatter. “It’s affecting them dramatically. … It’s had a big, big impact on the franchisees’ net income.”  Read more →

Posted on November 13, 2018

An association of the pizza chain’s store owners has hired a top lawyer in its quest to push the company to make more of an effort to stop the slide initiated by ex-CEO John Schnatter. Daniel B. Kline (TMFDankline) Nov 13, 2018 at 6:04AM Amid rumors that private equity firms plan to submit offers to Read more →

Posted on November 12, 2018

COLUMBIA, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 9, 2018–The Papa John’s Franchise Association (PJFA) today announced it has engaged internationally-recognized franchisee attorney, Robert Zarco, founding partner at the Miami litigation firm of Zarco, Einhorn, Salkowski and Brito. The goal of the engagement is to arrest the ongoing decline in sales that began following Papa John’s founder, John Schnatter’s criticism Read more →

Posted on November 12, 2018

Papa John’s franchisees lawyer up Source: Papa John’s International Inc. 11.12.2018 By Erica Shaffer   1 COLUMBIA, S.C. – In the very public battle between executives at Papa John’s International Inc. and the company’s founder, John Schnatter, franchise owners say they have been forced to address the controversy on their own. So, they hired a lawyer. Read more →

Posted on November 9, 2018

PAPA JOHN’S FRANCHISEES HIRE A HIGH-POWERED ATTORNEY The Papa John’s Franchise Association hired Robert Zarco to investigate the brand’s decline.By Jonathan Maze on Nov. 09, 2018 Photograph: Shutterstock Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Saying that operators have been “left to fend for themselves” as the brand’s sales have tanked over the past year, Papa John’s franchisees have hired a Read more →

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