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Donatos Pizza Named as a Best Franchise Deal

The world of franchising is booming with over 3,000 franchise concepts spanning 90 different categories*, so QSR’s seventh annual Best Franchise Deals is quite the undertaking. Assessing brands on everything from their key financial metrics to the happiness of the...

Donatos Exec Fills in ‘The Missing Piece’

For some four decades, Jane Grote Abell has lived and breathed the Donatos Pizza culture. Her new book, The Missing Piece: Doing Business the Donatos Way, shares the history of the Columbus, Ohio–based brand, as well as anecdotes from Abell herself and other members...

Donatos Pizza Serves Up Success By The Slice

In this Salute to American Success, we’re taking a look at pizza franchise Donatos Pizza. This company, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio began serving customers back in 1963, when then-19-year-old Jim Grote bought an existing pizza shop for $1,300. Read more at...