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Wendy’s Rolls Out Phase 2 of its Strategic Growth Plan

2007-10-26 Kerrii B. Anderson, CEO and President of Wendy's International, Inc. announced today that the company is launching the next phase of its strategic growth plan...

Wendy's 3Q Sales Growth Slows

2007-10-05 Wendy's says key measure of sales growth slowed in 3rd quarter.

Wendy's Franchise Owner Wants to Make a Bid for Hamburger Chain

2007-09-26 The owner of 134 Wendy's restaurants wants to make a bid for the nation's No. 3 hamburger chain with two private-equity firms.

Peltz, Triarc Put Pressure on Wendy’s

2007-07-31 Triarc Chairman and billionaire Nelson Peltz elaborates on his bid in a letter to Wendy's Chairman of the Board, Jim Picket...

Wendy’s Strengthens Animal Welfare Guidelines

2007-07-12 Wendy's will give preference to pork and chicken suppliers who implement the chain's guidelines.

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.