Papa John’s, one of the nation’s largest pizza chains, said they are going to be pulling all of their advertising from NFL TV broadcasts over the way they have handled the Anthem controversy. Founder John Schnatter thinks kind of message will be HUGE for the NFL, and they will start acting accordingly, and taking care of their image, and their business.
BizPac Review Reports:
“Leadership starts at the top, and this is an example of poor leadership,” Schnatter said.
His comments were echoed by the company’s COO Steve Ritchie.
“The NFL situation has persisted in the pressure that it’s applying to our sales that has bled into the start of the fourth quarter,” he said. “We expect it to persist unless a solution is put in place.”
Papa John’s has pulled much of its TV ads from the NFL.
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