Why LeBron James left $14 million deal with McDonald's to invest in Blaze Pizza


July 12, 2017 · 146 views
Why LeBron James left $14 million deal with McDonald's to invest in Blaze Pizza

LeBron James' investment in Blaze Pizza, a fast-casual, assembly-line pizza company, is paying off. According to Forbes, Blaze Pizza has become the fastest-growing chain ever after opening its 200th location in Mentor, Ohio, on Tuesday. The restaurant goes from 2 to 200 franchises in just four years. It's the fastest start ever in restaurant history, confirmed by industry consultancy Technomic.

Here's LeBron James starring in an ad for Blaze Pizza:

via businessinsider.com

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LeBron James: "I'm taking my skills to the restaurant industry."

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David · 1 year ago
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Blaze is actually good..

Blaze Pizza is actually a pretty good for chain store pizza. I hit the one in North Indianapolis about once a month and can't argue with personal pizza made up how I want it for around $10.00 with a drink.

AtomBomb · 1 year ago
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@AtomBomb: I agree with you. I like the fact that you can choose the toppings you want on your pizza.

David · 1 year ago
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LeBron James is not just talented in the court... he is smart

Many people hate LeBron because of The Decision. But let's all be honest. Most of his decisions are pretty smart. He got multiple championships. Now he's part owner of fastest growing restaurant.

Good for you LeBron!

Ronn · 1 year ago
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Why can't he just do both McDonald's and Blaze Pizza?

He's just going to be an endorser right?

Robber · 1 year ago
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