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Arby's Owner Claims Wendy's Buyout Block

2007-07-05 Billionaire investor Nelson Peltz said that the company is blocking him.

Peltz Says Triarc a Natural Buyer for Wendy's

2007-07-03 Activist investor Nelson Peltz told Wendy's International Inc. his firm is a "natural strategic buyer" for the burger chain.

Wendy’s Explores Possible Sale

2007-06-18 The company is also revising its 2007 outlook due to lower than planned same-store sales and unexpected commodity costs.

New Wendy's Ad Campaign Debuts on 'Idol'

2007-05-24 Wendy's is trying to connect with customers in its advertising as it did when founder Dave Thomas appeared in the hamburger chain's commercials.

Zagat Reveals Results of Fast-Food Survey

2007-05-11 Wendy's and Panera Bread Co. are voted most popular.

Remote Ordering Gives Wendy's Franchisee a Boost

2007-05-02 A Wendy's franchisee in Kentucky is increasing its business an average of 6 percent by moving to remote ordering in the drive-thru.

Wendy's Announces Possible Sale

2007-04-26 After announcing the formation of a special committee of directors, the company's shares hit a 52-week high.

NRAEF and Wendy's Honor Top Students

2007-04-18 Four college students are awarded $2,000 scholarships at the Women’s Foodservice Forum Annual Leadership and Development Conference.

Wendy's Announces 1Q Sales Increases

2007-04-05 Company produces ten consecutive months of positive same-store sales.

Wendy's Adds to Frescata Menu Line

2007-03-28 For a limited time Wendy's reinvents a classic picnic favorite.