Sol in the News
“Deb Gabor was born to un-fuck brands brand. As a brand dominatrix and investor pitch whisperer with legendarily bad travel karma and a uterus that attracts assholes she is here to play on The Nice Guys today. Why in the hell she would want to come back for a 5th time is unknown to me, I guess she loves the fuckery. She is Sol’s spiritual leader as well as author of the bestselling book, Branding is Sex. Get Your Customer Laid and Sell the Hell Out of Anything. Here to get me laid, welcome Deb to The Nice Guys AGAIN!”
“If you don’t lock your brand down and determine the core DNA and strategic foundation of the values and beliefs your company was built on, the market will take on the roll of defining that for you. That’s how brands break their promise.”
“From Mother’s Day to Cyber Monday, retailers are notorious for creating shopping holidays. Case in point: Amazon Prime Day, or Black Friday in July.”
“John Schnatter is Papa John. He is tied to Papa John’s promoting as cheese is to pizza, however he resigned as chairman for utilizing a racial slur.”
“As Papa John's CEO Steve Ritchie said in his message to the public late Friday, "Papa John's is not an individual. Papa John's is a pizza company."
“Papa John's CEO-driven PR nightmare compared to 2017 Uber fiasco.”
“How can Papa John’s move forward when the guy causing the company’s problems is in the commercials and on all the signs, pizza boxes and even the logo?” a piece today by CNN Money asks, noting that John Schnatter — Papa John — resigned as chairman of the company this week after using the N-word on a conference call in May.