trending Market Intelligence /marketintelligence/en/news-insights/trending/h__yOnhl1nqK0ChHan4Mpw2 content
Log in to other products

Login to Market Intelligence Platform


Looking for more?

Contact Us

Request a Demo

You're one step closer to unlocking our suite of comprehensive and robust tools.

Fill out the form so we can connect you to the right person.

If your company has a current subscription with S&P Global Market Intelligence, you can register as a new user for access to the platform(s) covered by your license at Market Intelligence platform or S&P Capital IQ.

  • First Name*
  • Last Name*
  • Business Email *
  • Phone *
  • Company Name *
  • City *
  • We generated a verification code for you

  • Enter verification Code here*

* Required

Thank you for your interest in S&P Global Market Intelligence! We noticed you've identified yourself as a student. Through existing partnerships with academic institutions around the globe, it's likely you already have access to our resources. Please contact your professors, library, or administrative staff to receive your student login.

At this time we are unable to offer free trials or product demonstrations directly to students. If you discover that our solutions are not available to you, we encourage you to advocate at your university for a best-in-class learning experience that will help you long after you've completed your degree. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

In This List

Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's board, to invest in 9 Atlanta restaurants

Gauging Supply Chain Risk In Volatile Times

S&P Global Market Intelligence

Cannabis: Hashing Out a Budding Industry


IFRS 9 Impairment How It Impacts Your Corporation And How We Can Help

The Market Intelligence Platform

Shaquille O'Neal joins Papa John's board, to invest in 9 Atlanta restaurants

Pizza chain Papa John's International Inc. said March 22 that it appointed four-time NBA champion Shaquille O'Neal as director, and the basketball player-turned-businessman will invest in nine Papa John's restaurants in Atlanta.

O'Neal will also serve as a brand ambassador for the pizza chain, which is trying to improve its image after its founder and former chairman John Schnatter used a racial slur during a conference call.

Schnatter was forced to step down as chairman in July 2018, and the company reached a settlement with him earlier this month.

"Papa John's is building a better culture, and I want to be a part of improving the Company from the inside out," O'Neal said.

O'Neal is founder and owner of Big Chicken in Las Vegas and Shaquille's in Los Angeles. He also owns a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. franchise in Atlanta and is a minority owner of the Sacramento Kings NBA franchise.

"In addition to his business acumen, Shaquille understands how to build lasting connections with consumers and energize employees. I look forward to working with him as a board member and brand partner to advance the many initiatives we are pursuing across the organization to create even greater success for Papa John's and our stakeholders," Steve Ritchie, President and CEO of Papa John's, said.

"Shaquille has an excellent entrepreneurial background, including as a restaurant franchise owner, and is a natural creative marketer," said Papa John's board chairman Jeff Smith.