Luther Unwinds 60 Years of Dunkin’ Culture

Blue MauMau reports that in his address at a New York restaurant show on March 1, Dunkin’ Brands chairman Jon Luther said he had successfully changed Dunkin’s image with the public. DDIFO Members….What do you think? Take the Luther Poll?

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Dunkin’ Donuts Plans on Hold

Shelley Smith of the Salisbury Post reports that trouble seems to be brewing for the newly constructed Dunkin’ Donuts on Jake Alexander Boulevard, in Salisbury, North Carolina! According to information from a company representative.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Grows in 2009

BlueMauMau reports that Dunkin’ Donuts announced this week that in 2009 the firm managed to grow its U.S. chain by 171 stores, which it says was largely outside of its traditional New England hub. Dunkin’ also says it received 131 new agreements in 2009 where franchisees will shortly set up store locations.

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Dunkin’ Sales Hit $5.7B; 351 Stores Added

Providence Business News reports that Dunkin’ Donuts, which employs 1,034 people at 180 stores in Rhode Island, said its sales rose 4 percent last year as the ubiquitous coffee chain opened 351 new stores around the world.

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Turning tweets into sales: Twitter’s allure is tough to translate into dollars, though Dunkin’ Donuts is tracking results

Dunkin’ Donuts, has started to track dollars flowing from Twitter by tallying the number of people who click through from a “Win Free Coffee For a Year Offer” on Twitter. Users who enroll in the “DD perks” program are entered into a company database. The Canton-based company has a quantitative value for database members, although it will not disclose that number or the Twitter click-through rate.

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Meet the Man Behind Dunkin’ Donuts Delights

Mat Schaffer writes in the Boston Herald that it may only take a few minutes to grab a flatbread sandwich from Dunkin’ Donuts or a soft-serve cone at Baskin-Robbins. But it takes months of tasting and testing before such items become available to the public.

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