Dunkin' Donuts

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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.

Dunkin' Donuts Debuts Turbo Ice Drink

2005-07-26 Dunkin' Donuts is taking its iced coffee line-up to the extreme with the introduction of new Turbo Ice, Dunkin' Donuts' drink blended with a shot of authentic espresso.

Dunkin’ Donuts and Tropicana Team Up

2005-07-13 Dunkin' Donuts and Tropican to launch iced slushy beverage.

Dunkin’ Brands Agrees To End Use of “U Pick 2” Promotion

2005-07-07 Panera Bread Company, the national leading bakery-cafe concept, today announced that Dunkin’ Brands, Inc., developer of Dunkin’ Donuts, Baskin-Robbins, and Togo's quick-service restaurants, has agreed to immediately cease use of its “U Pick 2.”...

Grotech Capital Group to bid on Dunkin' Brands

2005-06-21 Grotech Capital Group, the venture capital firm that led the acquisition of Captain D's from Dallas-based Lone Star Funds on Jan. 5, reportedly is in talks to buy the 7,603-unit Dunkin' Brands chain pending success of the French distillery giant Pernod Ricard's bid to take over Dunkin's London-based parent Allied Domecq.

Dunkin’ Brands Parent Company to be Sold for $14.2 billion

2005-04-21 Allied Domecq PLC has agreed to a buyout by French rival Pernod Ricard SA.

Dunkin’ Donuts Breaks the Grind of Tax Season

2005-04-04 Donut shop gives last minute tax filers and weary accountants a much-needed pick-me-up.

ADQSR Now Known as Dunkin' Brands

2004-12-13 Dunkin' Donuts, Baskin-Robbins and Togo's, formerly branded together as Allied Domecq Quick Service Restaurants (ADQSR), will now be known as Dunkin' Brands, Inc.

Dunkin' To Build New Distribution Facility

2004-07-19 Officials from the Dunkin' Donuts Northeast Distribution Center and the town of Bellingham, Washington, will break ground for a new corporate office and distribution center on July 21.