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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 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...

Can't Decide Which Wendy's Meal to Get?

2010-09-20 You're in luck: chain offers Pick 2 offering with half-sized versions of four Garden Sensations salads and seven other items from menu.

Wendy's, In-N-Out Win Big in Zagat Survey

2010-08-16 Wendy's takes Top Food crown among chains with more than 5,000 units, while In-N-Out is tops in the less-than-5,000 category.

Wendy's of the Caribbean? First Set for 2011

2010-08-11 New development agreement will bring 24 Wendy’s restaurants to Trinidad and Tobago and eight other Caribbean markets in next 10 years.

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.

Hispanic Marketing at Wendy's Revamps

2010-08-10 Company names Miami-based Bravo Group as its U.S. Hispanic agency of record.

Fast Food Management Is Harder Than You Think

2010-07-16 Husband-and-wife duo Scott and Kelly Anderson attempt to dispel fast food stereotypes and offer a guide to quick-service management in their new book, Flip-N-Burgers.

Wendy's Franchisee Picks Back-Office System

2010-07-13 DavCo Restaurants, a 156-store Wendy’s franchise organization, selects Syrus Restaurant Information Services for Web-based system of tools.

Some Winners, Some Losers in Satisfaction Survey


Nine of 10 brands studied by American Customer Satisfaction Index show an increase in satisfaction between 2009 and 2010. ...