Papa John’s franchisee ordered to pay New York City workers more than $2 million

Better ingredients, better pizza, bad pay. A Papa John’s franchisee must pay hundreds of pizza delivery workers over $2 million, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Joan Kenney ruled this week.

Arizona Burger King franchisee wins award, gives staff $120K in bonuses

The Burger King Franchisee of the Year for 2014 turned his Corvette and Rolex prizes into cash for employee bonuses, to honor those who made the award possible.

Why These Two Boxing Club Franchisees Picked Franchising as a Path to Entrepreneurial Success

For some businesses, two heads are better than one. That’s the case in TITLE Boxing Club’s location in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. Business partners John Jarvis and Mike Confalone both had experience in the franchise industry when they opened up the boxing club together. Here’s what the duo has learned.

Sarpino’s continues to expand with 24-year-old entrepreneur, franchising veteran team

Most would be hard-pressed to find anyone at the age of 24 that could be called a veteran in business. But for David Gantcher, who has been involved with Sarpino’s Pizzeria since his father opened a location when Gantcher was 15, that distinction fits him to a “T.”

Blaze Pizza opens near Northwestern University

The company’s assembly-line format lets customers choose which toppings to put on their 11-inch pizza, which is baked in an open-flame oven within 3 minutes. Blaze Pizza also has gluten-free dough and vegan cheese. The Evanston restaurant will have wine and craft beer too.