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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.

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.