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Is Wendy's Looking to Split with Arby's?

2011-01-20 Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc., the third-largest quick-service restaurant company in the U.S., announced it is exploring strategic alternatives for Arby’s...

Arby’s Hires New Chief Operating Officer

2010-12-06 Wendy's/Arby’s Group Inc. has hired Burger King veteran Diana Petrovich-Tao as chief operating officer for its Arby's chain.

Arby's Sides with New Advertising Agency

2010-12-06 Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., selected BBDO New York as its national advertising agency of record.

Arby’s Tips its (Red) Hat to Suppliers

2010-11-19 Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.; ARCOP, Inc.; and Strategic Sourcing Group Co-op, LLC (SSG), honored nine suppliers with Red Hat Supplier Achievement Aw...

Arby's, Meet Mr. Happy and Little Miss Sunshine

2010-10-20 Mr. Men and Little Miss characters from the 70’s return in the digital age with Arby's new web application. ...

Arby's Franchisee's Labor Costs Controlled with New Tool


TimeManagement Corporation's TMx solution helped The Restaurant Company in maintaining profit margins and controlling labor costs. ...

Arby's Seeks New Agency to Boost Turnaround

2010-08-23 Chain is reviewing national agency of record and hopes to choose one by end of year.

Arby's, Wendy's Prep Big Russian Expansion

2010-08-10 Company signs development agreement to open 180 dual-branded Wendy’s and Arby’s restaurants over the next 10 years.

Former Arby's Exec Named CMO of Stevi B's

2010-08-02 Allyson K. Smith will lead all strategic brand efforts, including brand management, consumer promotions, national and field marketing, advertising, media, and system-wide communications.

'Juniorize' Yourself Through Arby's App

2010-07-20 New app lets fans morph themselves or friends into their own version of Arby’s Junior, a company icon.