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July 5, 2013

The largest shareholder of Famous Brands, Z Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has acquired the remaining minority ownership stake in the company from The Carlyle Group.

Broomfield, Colo. -- The largest shareholder of Famous Brands, Z Capital Partners, a private equity firm, has acquired the remaining minority ownership stake in the company from The Carlyle Group.

Famous Brands is the parent company of TCBY Yogurt and Mrs. Fields Cookies.

 

July 25, 2012

Dunkin' Donuts said it has forged an agreement with three of its existing Latin American partners to expand the brand further in the region.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts said Wednesday it has forged an agreement with three of its existing Latin American partners to expand the brand further in the region.

The agreements call for 133 new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants to be developed over the next 10 years – 38 in Chile, 70 in Columbia and 25 in Peru.

Dunkin' currently has more than 300 restaurants across Latin America, including more than 200 locations in Chile, Colombia, and Peru, as well as locations in Ecuador, Honduras, and Panama.

July 24, 2012

Dallas -- The Carlyle Group and Cypress Equities announced plans to develop a 250,000-sq.-ft., multi-level retail center on Market Street in the popular shopping district of San Francisco.

The one-acre site, formerly known as CityPlace, will be rebranded Market Street Place. The project is fully entitled, groundbreaking is slated for the fall of 2012 and the grand opening is scheduled for the first quarter of 2015.

July 23, 2012

Dunkin' Donuts announced that it has signed a franchisee agreement to expand the brand's presence in Germany.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts announced Monday that it has signed a franchisee agreement to expand the brand's presence in Germany.

The new franchisee group, consisting of local businessmen Sadi Sanlav and Mo Rahimi, plans to develop at least 15 new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the Frankfurt, Rhine-Main area of Germany over the next five years.
 

June 19, 2012

Dunkin’ Donuts said that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will partner with the retailer on a series of advertisements and promotions in the New York metro area over the next three years.

New York -- Dunkin’ Donuts said Tuesday that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will partner with the retailer on a series of advertisements and promotions in the New York metro area over the next three years.
 
To kick off the partnership, Manning will star in a series of Dunkin' Donuts advertisements that will launch during the upcoming football season.
 

June 11, 2012

Dunkin' Brands Group said that it has named current CFO Neil Moses as its new chief global strategy officer, charged with driving the company's strategic initiatives.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Brands Group said Monday that it has named current CFO Neil Moses as its new chief global strategy officer, charged with driving the company's strategic initiatives.

Paul Carbone, formerly VP finance and strategy, is being promoted to CFO.
 

April 23, 2012

Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with three franchise groups to develop 25 new restaurants in Texas over the next several years.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with three franchise groups to develop 25 new restaurants in Texas over the next several years. The locations include 16 units in Houston and nine in San Antonio.

Dunkin' Donuts' development throughout Texas is part of the company's goal to double the number of Dunkin' restaurants in the United States over the next 20 years.

March 12, 2012

Dunkin' Donuts announced Monday the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with QSR Services for nine new restaurants in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts announced Monday the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with QSR Services for nine new restaurants in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb.

The first restaurant is planned to open in 2013, and the remainder by 2017.

"We are excited to expand Dunkin' Donuts' presence in Omaha and Lincoln and play an important role in the daily lives of people who live, work and visit here," said Bryce Bares, president, QSR Services.
 

February 8, 2012

Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with a newly formed subsidiary of Sizzling Platter, LLC (Sizzling Donuts, LLC) for 11 new restaurants in Denver, and eight in El Paso, Texas.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with a newly formed subsidiary of Sizzling Platter, LLC (Sizzling Donuts, LLC) for 11 new restaurants in Denver, and eight in El Paso, Texas.

The company also acquired two additional existing restaurants in El Paso.
 

November 8, 2011

Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with father and son team, Jim and Drew Cownie for 12 new restaurants in Des Moines, Iowa.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with father and son team, Jim and Drew Cownie for 12 new restaurants in Des Moines, Iowa.

The first restaurant is slated to open in 2012 and the remainder by 2018.

October 26, 2011

Dunkin' Donuts has 86 new restaurants slated for development in the Washington, D.C., market by 2020.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts has 86 new restaurants slated for development in the Washington, D.C., market by 2020. The company said 15 development agreements were signed over the past year that will deliver 64 new restaurants, in addition to 22 restaurants that were previously contracted.

September 9, 2011

Dunkin' Donuts is looking to expand in the western part of the country.

New York City -- Dunkin' Donuts is looking to expand in the western part of the country. The chain said it is actively seeking franchisees for parts of Colorado, Texas, Nebraska, Oklahoma and New Mexico, regions in which the Dunkin barely has a presence.

To entice would-be franchisees, the company will offer reduced royalty fees and extra money for local advertising.

July 11, 2011

Dunkin’ Brands Group is seeking to raise as much as $460.6 million in its initial public offering, 15% more than the company planned in May, Bloomberg reported.

New York City -- Dunkin’ Brands Group is seeking to raise as much as $460.6 million in its initial public offering, 15% more than the company planned in May, Bloomberg reported.

Dunkin’ Brands is offering 22.3 million shares for $16 to $18 each, the chain said in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today. The company may sell an additional 3.33 million shares, given sufficient demand.

June 27, 2011

Dunkin' Donuts on Monday announced it has signed agreements with three franchisees to develop 12 new restaurants throughout Tampa over the next several years.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts on Monday announced it has signed agreements with three franchisees to develop 12 new restaurants throughout Tampa over the next several years.

"The Sunshine State is a priority growth market for Dunkin' Donuts in 2011, and we're excited to expand our footprint in Tampa," said Grant Benson, CFE, VP franchising and market planning, Dunkin' Brands.

February 25, 2011

Dunkin’ Brands plans to open 500 Dunkin’ Donuts stores in India over the next 15 years through a partnership with restaurant chain operator Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd.

New York City -- Dunkin’ Brands plans to open 500 Dunkin’ Donuts stores in India over the next 15 years through a partnership with restaurant chain operator Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd.

Dunkin’ Donuts signed a franchise agreement with Jubilant, according to a statement distributed by PR Newswire today. The first Dunkin’ Donuts shop will open early next year, and will feature the company’s signature coffee and bakery products as well as food developed specifically for the Indian market.

January 28, 2011

Dunkin' Donuts has signed agreements with four franchisees to develop 16 restaurants in Tampa, Orlando and Tallahassee over the next several years.

Canton, Mass. -- Dunkin' Donuts has signed agreements with four franchisees to develop 16 restaurants in Tampa, Orlando and Tallahassee over the next several years.

Dunkin' Donuts development throughout Florida is part of a steady and strategic growth strategy, which includes expanding in existing markets while entering new cities across the country.

October 13, 2010

Jacksonville, Fla.based Regency Centers said it has leased retail space in Jupiter, Fla. at Chasewood...

August 24, 2010

Dunkin' Donuts opened 338 net new locations around the world in the first half of...

August 22, 2010

Dunkin' Brands, the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, has announced the appointment of...

March 14, 2010

Dunkin' Donuts said Monday that it opened 171 new stores in the United States last year....

October 8, 2009

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October 7, 2009

Dunkin' Brands, parent company of Dunkin' Donuts, announced that retail industry veteran John Costello has...

October 6, 2009

As part of its greater China expansion strategy, Dunkin' Donuts has opened its first two...

January 27, 2008

New York City, ...

June 8, 2006

Pawtucket, R.I., Dunkin'...