Tag Archives: Papa John’s

No Politics on My Pizza

There is an old adage that you should never discuss religion or politics outside of your doorstep and in the past few months not heeding this advice has tripped up a number of restaurant chains. Earlier this year it was Chick fil A, which was forced into crisis mode by anti-gay marriage comments from the…

When In Doubt, Blame Healthcare

I spent the early years of my career working with a large number of retailers, often distressed retailers.  Every quarter, as they presented their results, they were always looking for something (anything?) to explain declines other than the fact that their business was broken.  There was one fewer Saturday. Seven more rainy days.  The calendar…