Dunkin’ Brands to Go Public

Wall Street Journal covers the big story: Dunkin’ Brands Group is seeking some serious dough. The owner of the Dunkin’ Donuts chain as well as Baskin-Robbins ice cream shops, today filed to go public. (Sorry for the terrible pun.)

Dunkin’ Deal: Five Things You Didn’t Know:

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John Costello: Behind-The-Scenes At Dunkin’ Donuts

Denise Lee Yohn is a brand consultant, speaker and writer, and does a podcast interview with John Costello, who gives a behind-the-scenes look at Dunkin’ Donuts. I edited the podcast down to 5 minutes and focused on his comments about franchisee engagement.

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Dunkin’ Brands Could Make Public Debut This Year

Jenn Abelson of the Boston Globe reports that the Canton owner of Dunkin’ Donuts is weighing a roughly $500 million initial public offering in the second half of the year. The talks are still in the early stages and a bank has not yet been selected to lead the IPO, said the officials, who declined…

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Dunkin’ Brands Considering $500 Million IPO

Dunkin’ Brands is considering raising around $500 million in an initial public offering (IPO), Reuters reports. The IPO by Dunkin’ Brands, which owns Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, may be launched in the second half of 2011.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Outruns other NYC chains

Crains Business New York reports that in a year when consumer-driven businesses helped the New York City economy recover much faster than expected, more national retail chains expanded their presence in the city than reduced their footprints here, according to a report released Tuesday.

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