industry headlines

NAD Reviews Wendy's' Advertising Claims

2008-08-14 NAD determines advertiser can support ‘Fresh, Never Frozen’ advertising claims.

Triarc Reports Second Quarter and Six Month 2008 Results

2008-08-06 Sales increased 4.6 percent to $291.3 million for Company-owned restaurants and franchise revenues increased 4.4 percent to $42.9 million.

America's Worst Restaurants For Kids Revealed

2008-08-04 Eat This, Not That! authors grade 43 national chains; 6 receive an "F."...

Chip Makers Settle Calif. Suit

2008-08-04 Four potato chip makers promised to slash levels of cancer-causing acrylamide in products over three-year period.

Father's Day Frosty Weekend Raises $1.7 Million

2008-07-02 Wendy's announced more than $1.7 million was raised for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption.

Wendy’s Father’s Day Frosty Promotion Helps Children in Foster Care

2008-05-27 The second annual Father's Day Frosty Weekend supports the cause of foster care adoption.

Wendy's Will Introduce New Frosty Shakes

2008-05-21 Unlike the traditional product, the new Frosty Shakes are topped with whipped cream and a cherry and are served with a straw.

Wendy's Picked as No. 1 Adoption Friendly Business

2008-05-01 Wendy's offers employees up to $23,300 in financial reimbursement and six weeks of paid leave per adoption.

PETA Challenges Triarc to Change Wendy's Practices

2008-04-29 PETA president Ingrid E. Newkirk has written a letter to Triarc executives urging the company to move Wendy's away from using eggs from caged birds.

Triarc Companies Buys Wendy's

2008-04-25 After two failed attempts, Triarc will purchase Wendy's for $2.34 billion.