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Java Jive

We love our coffee in the U.S.

Whether the java is hot or cold, plain or flavored, we’re guzzling, sipping, gulping, and otherwise downing north of 400 million cups of Joe every day. In fact, a survey from the National Coffee Association (NCA) indicates that coffee has moved ahead of soft drinks as the most popular U.S. beverage, enjoyed by an estimated 73 percent of consumers at least once a week in early 2012.

Dunkin' Donuts Launches Holiday Contests

As the holiday season winds down, Dunkin’ Donuts launched its HoliDDay Fashions Twitter & Instagram contest, inviting people to send photos of themselves in their favorite holiday garb for the chance to win a $100 Dunkin’ Donuts mGift.

Through Friday, December 21, fans can submit their photos to @DunkinDonuts on Twitter or Instagram, using the special hashtag #HoliDDayContest. Dunkin’ Donuts will select a total of five winners to receive a $100 mGift.

Cardfree Launches Integrated Mobile Merchant Platform

Cardfree announced the launch of its company and introduced the first fully integrated mobile merchant platform, enabling companies to drive incremental visits, larger ticket size, tender preference, and more meaningful consumer engagement under its branded experience.

Last month, the company closed $10 million in Series A funding.

The Cardfree platform combines a full range of merchant solutions, including personalized offers and promotions, mobile payments, loyalty, order-ahead, and social-media engagement, all of which come with robust reporting.

Dunkin’ Inks Deal for New Locations in Austin, Texas

Dunkin’ Donuts announces the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, Coffee Action West LLC, for 21 traditional Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants and three Dunkin' Donuts/Baskin-Robbins combination units in the Austin, Texas, Metro Area. Coffee Action West LLC has also acquired an existing Dunkin’ Donuts corporate restaurant in Round Rock and a second in Austin Proper. Their first new restaurant in the market is planned to open in early 2013 in Cedar Park, Texas, a northwest suburb of Austin.

Dunkin' Decks the Halls for Holiday Travelers

With the number of airline tickets sold for Christmas and New Year’s already up more than 50 percent from last year, Dunkin’ Donuts is prepared for the rush of travelers stopping by to fuel up at its nearly 90 airport locations.  

In addition, 12 new airport locations are planned for 2013, including the first Dunkin’ Donuts at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans, Dallas Love Field Airport, George Bush International Airport in Houston, Des Moines International Airport, and Chicago's Midway Airport.

Dunkin' Taking Holiday Cheer to the Twitterverse

‘Tis the season to celebrate with a White Chocolate, Peppermint Mocha, and Gingerbread coffee or latte at Dunkin’ Donuts. To celebrate the brand’s newest seasonal beverage flavor White Chocolate, in addition to the return of Peppermint Mocha and Gingerbread coffee and lattes, Dunkin’ Donuts has a new way for its Twitter followers to share which flavor brews holiday cheer.

Dunkin' Donuts Preps for Black Friday with K-Cups, Promos

Dunkin’ Donuts is helping people kick off the holiday shopping season by putting the “K” in Black Friday.

Dunkin’ Donuts is introducing new Hot Cocoa K-Cup packs, offering guests the opportunity to brew Dunkin’ Donuts’ rich hot cocoa at home with Keurig single-cup brewing systems for the very first time.

Dunkin' Gets Minty with Latest Holiday Twitter Contest

Dunkin' Donuts is warming up for the holidays this week with a cool new Twitter sweepstakes to celebrate a favorite beverage of the season, Mint Hot Chocolate.

Dunkin’ Donutslaunched the MMMinty Moments HoliDDay Twitter Sweepstakes, giving fans a chance to win one of twenty $50 Dunkin’ Donuts Cards to keep themselves running with Mint Hot Chocolate and other Dunkin’ Donuts food and beverages all throughout the busy holiday season.

Dunkin' Donuts Goes for 10 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Dunkin’ Donuts announced the signing of a multiunit store development agreement with existing franchise group, Sack of Donuts, for 10 restaurants in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The first restaurant is planned to open in 2013 and the remainder by 2018.

During July 2012, Sack of Donuts, led by brothers Mike and Andy Knapick, signed its first multiunit store development for eight new restaurants between Kalamazoo, Michigan, and South Bend, Indiana.