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Papa John's shareholder disputes places company at risk

Better ingredients may make better pizza, but they don't always make better business. When the brand of a company is tied to the identity of the founder and CEO, it may be difficult to salvage the reputation of the product if the founder's own reputation is in trouble. Ohio fans of Papa John's pizza may be following the shareholder disputes that could affect the future of the chain.

Business planning should consider insurance coverage needs

The concept has been developed, a location has been acquired and employees have been hired. Additionally, the market has been tested and the product or service fine-tuned to meet the needs of prospective clients or customers. These are all important business planning steps for the Ohio business.

Kohls facing further business litigation over staff pay

Employers in Ohio and elsewhere do what they can to ensure their staff members are being paid fairly, yet at the same time not to the detriment of their companies. Certain laws allow employers to withhold overtime pay if their employees are classified in a certain way and their job duties meet the necessary requirements for that class. It is not uncommon for employees to fight such classifications, resulting in companies requiring assistance with business litigation.

Contract disputes can affect company production

Businesses often rely upon vendors to supply necessary parts to produce the end product. While the Ohio business and the vendor may be physically thousands of miles apart, they still have a working relationship and often a contractual obligation with each other. Most of the time things go smoothly and both parties uphold their end of the agreement; however, there are times when there are contract disputes and the company needs legal clarification and/or assistance to remedy the situation.

Tips for smooth commercial real estate sales

Many in Ohio and beyond are discovering the benefits of owning commercial property. Real estate as an investment can add diversity to a retirement plan and offer an interesting and flexible source of income. However, there may come a time when a commercial property owner decides to place one of his or her investments on the market. When selling a commercial property, it is a good idea to be aware of some common mistakes in order to avoid them.

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