Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin’ Donuts announced the signing of a multiunit store development agreement with existing franchise group, Sizzling Donuts LLC, for 46 new restaurants throughout the greater Sacramento metro area and surrounding cities of Stockton, Modesto, Tracy, Manteca, Placerville, and Davis,...

Dunkin’ Donuts announces the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with five existing franchise groups to develop 22 new restaurants throughout the Greater Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area over the next several years.

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February 2014

National broadcast advertising creates a large ripple effect across the country, and quick-serve brands are finding that such advertising can be useful in building demand in new and emerging markets.

Using advertisements to build a buzz for a brand that has yet to reach certain regions...

February 2014

Gone are the days of generic overcooked hot dogs and soggy nachos at sporting events. Quick-serve restaurants are expanding their reach to offer basketball, football, and other sports’ fans more familiar, branded foods at stadiums and arenas.

February 2014

If this year’s Growth 40 report is any indication, plenty of quick-service brands will soon be following in the footsteps of basketball superstar LeBron James and taking their talents to South Beach.

Miami tops QSR’s fourth annual Growth 40 report, claiming the first...

January 2014

The morning meal has long been a key element of some limited-service restaurants, and it’s no surprise that the number of operators entering this daypart continues to grow, as owners look to boost their revenues and build customer loyalty.

Valentine’s Day is all about sweethearts, and Dunkin’ Donuts is helping everyone enjoy the holiday with two varieties of sweet hearts. This year, the brand is spreading the love with two varieties of heart-shaped doughnuts, introducing the new Cookie Dough Donut and the return of its...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced plans to open a restaurant in Norris Center on the Northwestern University campus in Evanston, Illinois.

The new restaurant, scheduled to open in the spring of 2014, will be owned and operated by Sodexo, which is a food services and facilities management...

Dunkin’ Donuts launched a new DD Perks Rewards program, offering guests nationwide points toward free Dunkin’ Donuts beverages for every visit they make at participating Dunkin’ Donuts locations. By early February, the DD Perks...

January 2014

Q: What does it take for a quick-service brand to become a great brand?

A: I get this question all the time. Many people look at superstar brands like Apple,...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced the signing of a multiunit store development agreement with existing franchise group, OKD Holdings, to develop 13 new restaurants throughout Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The first of the planned restaurants will open in 2015.

The team, led by second generation...

January 2014

In the fast-food breakfast world, the carrier has long been king. From McMuffins to Croissan’wiches, burritos to breakfast wraps, flatbreads to breakfast paninis, and now—thank you, Dunkin’ Donuts—even breakfast sandwiches served on a glazed doughnut, fast-food chains...

To help guests eat better and keep running smartly throughout 2014, Dunkin’ Donuts is kicking off the New Year by expanding the brand’s DDSMART menu. Leading off the brand’s lineup of new better-for-you choices, available any...

Dunkin’ Donuts turned to fans on social media for its latest venture in culinary innovation. Inspired by its partnership with Bravo’s "Top Chef," the coffee and doughnut brand set out to hold its own quick-fire challenge through a Google+ Hangout, using recipes submitted...

Midvale, Utah, residents can “get their Dunkin’ on” as a new Dunkin’ Donuts location will open on Tuesday, December 17, at 5 a.m. Midvale guests will be able to start their day with free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee during the grand opening. The new restaurant includes a...

Dunkin’ Donuts opened its second Las Cruces, New Mexico, location on Tuesday, December 10. Guests were able to start their day with free Dunkin’ Donuts coffee during the grand opening.

The newly constructed Dunkin’ Donuts will be open daily, from 4:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m...

December 2013

Despite a year filled with turmoil in Washington, the limited-service restaurant industry showed moderate growth and promise in 2013, thanks in part to creative new ideas and products, plus another good gain from fast-casual units.

With issues such as sequestration, a payroll tax increase...

In the wake of the unofficial shopping holiday that is Black Friday, some coffee quick-serve brands are finding an opportunity to reach out to new customers among the 20 percent of Americans who will go back to work.

Dunkin’ Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, JP Foods LLC, to develop a dozen new restaurants throughout Memphis, Tennessee. The first restaurant is expected to open in 2015 and the remainder by 2020.

This team, led by...

With the holiday season approaching, Dunkin’ Donuts is kicking off the most wonderful time of the year with new and favorite holiday beverages, snacks, and gifts. Dunkin’ Donuts’ seasonal selection includes three flavored lattes, including a new Red Velvet Latte; a full lineup...