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Dunkin' Donuts Launches New Advertising Campaign

2006-04-10 Dunkin' Donuts today unveiled a new, multi-million dollar advertising campaign focusing on how Dunkin' Donuts keeps busy Americans fueled and on the go.

Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Now Available at Fenway Park

2006-04-07 Dunkin' Donuts and the Boston Red Sox today announced Dunkin' Donuts' famous hot and iced coffees will be available within the ballpark for the first time with the opening of two new "Dunkin' at Fenway(R)" stands.

Dunkin' Donuts Introduces New Breakfast Sandwich

2006-01-30 Dunkin' Donuts today introduced the newest addition to its line of fast, fresh and affordable breakfast sandwiches -- the Supreme Omelet.

Dunkin' Donuts Actor Vale Dies

2005-12-28 Michael Vale, the actor best known for portraying sleepy-eyed Fred the Baker in Dunkin' Donuts commercials, has died at age 83.

Dunkin' Donuts Offers Latte for Calorie-Conscious Consumers

2005-12-22 Dunkin' Donuts announced today the latest addition to its espresso lineup with the introduction of Latte Lite.

Private-Equity Firms Near Dunkin' Brands Buy

2005-12-13 A group of three private-equity firms is close to a deal to buy doughnut and coffee chain operator Dunkin' Brands for about $2 billion, the New York Times reported Monday.

Two Groups Expected to Bid for Dunkin' Donuts

2005-12-08 Two groups of private-equity firms plan to submit bids Thursday to buy Dunkin' Donuts, the nation's biggest coffee-and-doughnut chain, from the French company that acquired it as part of a bigger deal last summer, two people familiar with the groups' plans told a reporter with the Associated Press.

Dunkin' Donuts Introduces New Holiday Latte Flavors

2005-11-18 Dunkin' Donuts is spreading holiday cheer to millions of Americans with the introduction of two new Holiday Latte flavors: decadent Caramel Creme and nutty Mocha Almond. These soon-to-be holiday classics are now available in Dunkin' Donuts stores.

Dunkin' Brands Names Stan Frankenthaler as its First Executive Chef / Director of Culinary Development

2005-10-26 Dunkin' Brands, home of Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin-Robbins and Togo's, has hired one of Boston's top chefs and culinary experts to help create new and innovative menu choices for customers throughout New England and the country.

Blackstone, Carlyle Make Bids for Dunkin' Donuts

2005-10-21 Blackstone Group LP and Carlyle Group made competing buyout offers this week for Dunkin' Donuts and two other restaurant units being sold by Pernod Ricard SA, Bloomberg reported today.