Dunkin' Donuts

February 2010

David J. Thomas never planned on a career in franchising. When he left the military after a 12-year stint as an Army officer, Thomas went back to school to become a teacher. To help make ends meet, he began delivering meals on the side for an emerging concept called...

Stores in Lexington join with John Calipari’s "Hoops for Haiti" program and Red Cross to donate $1 per dozen doughnuts sold.
Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates its year-round iced coffee drinkers this winter.
Agrees to multi-unit store development agreement with Travel Mart Inc. for eight new restaurants in Wisconsin capital.
Will offer discounts to Veterans Advantage members and their family members.
Chain's DDSMART menu also to include a new Low Fat Cranberry Orange Muffin.
January 2010

During boon times, management energy is rarely spent worrying about violations of top-level employment agreements when hiring new executives. But when a downturn comes, companies are watching their backs.

Consider Starbucks Corp.’s well-publicized lawsuit...

January 2010

It usually takes a trade show or the threat of legislation to bring quick-service competitors together, but occasionally the industry puts business aside and rallies around a single cause. In the wake of the devastating effects of Hurricane Katrina, brands flocked to...

When using Auto-Charge feature of Dunkin' Donuts Card, American Express Cardmembers get 20 percent bonus per transaction.
Rich Emmett is the company's new senior vice president and general counsel.
Dunkin' Donuts giving away free coffee, any size, to postal workers on eve of Thanksgiving.
Number of specialty products, menu items to be available starting November 25.
Select Northeast markets roll out chicken and tuna sandwiches.
Coffee company had filed a lawsuit against Paul Twohig, who had left Starbucks for Dunkin' Donuts.
Several new fall-themed menu items to be featured in participating stores through November 26.
William Kussell will leave by year's end and Nigel Travis will assume his role.
No matter where the 2016 Olympic games are hosted, Dunkin' is giving away free coffee on Monday.
Marks the sixth gaming unit in the company's portfolio.
Announces agreement for five new units in the Ohio city.
Partnership with the Dallas Cowboys bringing Dunkin' Donuts beverages into brand new Cowboys Stadium.