The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Third Quarter Results

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced results for the third quarter ended January 31, 2009, of its 2009 fiscal year. Results for the three-month and nine-month periods ended January 31, 2009, include the operations of The Folgers Coffee Company (“Folgers”) since the completion of the merger on November 6, 2008. Net sales…

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Dunkin’ Donuts donates $15,000 to Broward crime prevention

Dunkin’ Donuts will donate $15,000 to crime prevention programs as a way to thank law enforcement for arresting the men charged with robbing shops in Broward and Palm Beach counties in late November. The chain’s Community Foundation will donate $10,000 to Broward County Crime Stoppers to support the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program…

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Who Served Up the Better Coffee Media Strategy in 2008?

Optimedia’s Antony Young Compares Dunkin’ Donuts and McDonald’s We know the recession is hurting purchases of big-ticket items such as cars and flat-screen TVs, but even life’s seemingly small luxuries, such as that morning latte, are being hit hard. Indeed, an Advertising Age study found that 60% of Americans have scaled back from premium coffees…

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Dunkin’ Donuts Announces Its First Minneapolis Franchisee

Dunkin’ Donuts, which announced last August that it planned to enter the Twin Cities market as part of a national expansion, has signed its first local franchisee. A group led by Minnesota native Peter Turner, who retired from the military in 2007, has signed on for at least 20 restaurants in southern Hennepin County and…

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Dunkin opens at Foxwoods

Foxwoods Resort Casino is held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their latest opening—a Dunkin’ Donuts that opened on Friday. The store is be located next to the Hard Rock Cafe in the Rainmaker Casino and offers all the popular Dunkin’ Donuts fare, as well as the new DD Smart menu.  The new DD menu offers…

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Super Bowl ads hit the spot for Channel 7

Dunkin Donuts is one local companies that is ramping up for the Super Bowl, and WHDH-TV, a local affiliate of the NBC network, is reaping the benefits. “It’s great that people still see the value in the event,” said Robert Burns, sales director for Channel 7 and sister station CW Channel 56. Despite an epic…

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Dunkin Donuts war on Starbucks

With the latte giant reeling from overexpansion and a softening economy, the doughnut maker took aim at its upscale rival. Now McDonald’s has joined the coffee fray as well. Can Starbucks pull through? By Joseph V. Tirella, MSN Money In late 2007, Dunkin’ Donuts made a surprising announcement: In a national taste test in 10…

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Superbowl Runs on Dunkins

GAMEDAY The Arizona Cardinals (12-7) and Pittsburgh Steelers (14-4) battle Sunday for the Lombardi trophy, 6:20 p.m., NBC. America Runs on DUNKIN’ And those sprinkles are yellow and red. Beginning Thursday and running through Sunday, all Dunkin’ Donuts stores in the Tampa Bay area are offering Super Bowl XLIII donuts in the colors of the…

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