Dunkin' Brands Group Inc


  • July 24- Starbucks Corp on Thursday said quarterly sales at established stores in its dominant Americas region grew a somewhat stronger-than-expected 6 percent, including a 7 percent rise for the United States.

  • Dunkin' pushing cashiers to 'upsell' in afternoons Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 12:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— If an iced coffee from Dunkin' Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn't plan on. Dunkin' Brands CEO Nigel Travis said in a phone interview Thursday that the company is pushing to get its cashiers to "upsell" to afternoon customers.

  • UPDATE 3-Dunkin' Brands cuts 2014 forecast; shares fall Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    July 24- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc cut its 2014 outlook on Thursday as its U.S. doughnut shops battled fast-food rivals like McDonald's Corp and high milk prices softened profits from its international Baskin-Robbins ice cream business. The company also cited weakness in its Baskin-Robbins joint venture in Japan for the reduction in its 2014 forecast.

  • July 24- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc cut its full-year forecasts on Thursday, as its U.S. Dunkin' Donuts shops battled fierce competition from fast-food rivals like McDonald's Corp and as high milk prices softened profits from its international Baskin-Robbins ice cream business.

  • July 24- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc reported weaker-than-expected U.S. quarterly same-restaurant sales due in part to a cold and rainy start to the spring season, and cut its full-year adjusted profit and sales forecasts.

  • Dunkin' 2Q profit rises 13 percent Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:43 AM ET

    CANTON, Mass.— Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. on Thursday reported net income that rose by 13 percent in its second quarter. The Canton, Massachusetts- based company said earnings increased to $46.2 million, or 43 cents per share, from $40.8 million, or 38 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.

  • Dunkin' Brands U.S. comparable sales miss estimate Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    July 24- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc, the parent of Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins ice cream, reported weaker-than-expected U.S. quarterly same-restaurant sales, blaming, in part, an unseasonably cold and rainy start to the spring season. Sales at established Dunkin' Donuts franchises in the United State rose 1.8 percent in the second quarter.

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    An earnings deluge will hit the stock market Thursday, and analysts say that mostly good reports could continue to drive new highs.

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    Oddfellow’s Tobacco, smoked chili and huckleberry and PB&J with toast flavored ice creams.

    After cooling during the fro-yo craze, it appears that ice cream is posed to churn again, mostly in small chains and mom-and-pops.

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    Cramer often tells investors he thinks it’s important to speculate, a little. Rewards can be sizable.

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    A selection of cupcakes is seen at Crumbs Bake Shop.

    When Crumbs shuttered its remaining stores, it seemed like an abrupt ending for a company that opened a decade ago to ride the wave of popularity of the sugary treat.

  • Web-based start-ups giving Main Street the edge Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:44 AM ET
    Miguel Duarte, the owner of KES Dispatch, a taxi company in Mount Kisco, N.Y., seated, is being trained in Dashride by its founder, Nadav Ullman.

    Web-based start-ups like Dashride, Cup and Shakr are giving small businesses strategies to compete with big business, the NYT reports.

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    Here are three ways Americans are taking a different approach to breakfast. Who may be the winners and losers of the shift?

  • Cronut? So last year. Meet the 'bisnut' Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:42 PM ET
    Carl's Jr. Bisnut.

    Just when you thought restaurants had run out of desserts to combine, a new hybrid has hit select Carl's Jr. menus.

  • Starbucks to hike prices on drinks, bagged coffee Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 12:49 PM ET

    Starbucks will raise prices of some drinks offered at US shops as well as on its brands of packaged coffee.

  • Early movers: AAPL, SBUX, AIG, BAC & more Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 7:33 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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  • Dunkin' Donuts shops to return to California this year Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 5:45 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES, June 10- Dunkin' Donuts on Tuesday said franchisees will open five "traditional" shops in California before the end of 2014, ending the coffee and baked goods chain's dozen-year absence from the nation's most populous state.

  • Dunkin' CEO: Our sandwiches are snacks, not lunch! Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:18 PM ET
    Dunkin' Brands plans to open hundreds of new stores in the U.S. and internationally this year.

    Dunkin' Donuts CEO says its sandwiches are snacks, not lunch.

  • Kraft raises coffee prices 10% as bean cost soars Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:25 PM ET

    Kraft Foods Group said on Saturday it raised U.S. retail prices for its well-known Maxwell House and Yuban roast and ground coffee brands.

  • Fast food CEO: Why I'm against federal minimum wage Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 12:23 PM ET
    An employee arranges doughnuts at a Dunkin Donuts store in New York City.

    Dunkin' Brands' CEO doesn't have a problem with having a minimum wage. He just doesn't think it should be decided on a federal level.