PIZZA TIME: News Report Puts Heat on Franchisees, Pizza Chain

On the heels of Pizza Hut’s viral video effort, the 25-unit Pizza Time franchise chain has gone viral, too… much to their dismay.  The King 5 video of the Pizza Time owners who allegedly forced their employees to work in sub-freezing temperatures as a punishment is being delivered across the net.  Check it out:

The blogosphere is weighing in:

Franchisee From Hell! Awards: Luke Benjamin, Pizza Time

Lacey, WA Pizza Time owners Luke & Gretchen Benjamin were immediately winners of our prestigious FFH! award, putting them in such distinguished company as Subway’s Cousin Vinny Agnello, Holiday Inn franchisee Charles Morais, and Quiznos’ sex offender and murder suspect Michael Mele.

Can the Lacey Pizza Time be Saved from Itself? What do you Think?

Pizza Pundits offer their advice for saving the Lacey Pizza Time.  Best idea wins a large Pizza Time pizza.  2nd best wins an extra-large Pizza Time Pizza.

Dirty Franchising, The Sequel

They Had The (Pizza) Time Of Their Lives

Bizlevity’s Mark Jabo’s idea for saving the Lacey Pizza Time is to turn it into a musical.  Good timing:  Patrick Swayze should have time on his hands once his new TV series debuts this month.

Leaders From Hell Win Award

Miki Saxon at  Leadership Turn bestows yet another title upon our Heroes, and also makes a good argument for the use of raping and pillaging as employee perks.

Boss From Hell? Or Frustrated, Cost-Conscious Employer?

There always has to be a rational, nice person willing to consider both sides who just ruins it for the rest of the mob 😉  Jean Murray at Small Business Boomers invites all comments, pro and con, and has set up a poll.  If the poll’s decisive, we attack at dawn.

Other links:

King 5 story, Boss of the Year at No-Name247, BuzzFeed,  Pizza Time on The Consumerist

Also check out:  PIZZA HUT: Viral Video Appeals to Racist Moron Demographic

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