Dunkin’ Donuts’ Parent Announces IPO Price Range

Christina Rexrode a AP business writer reports at Newsobserver that the parent of Dunkin’ Donuts plans to raise as much as $461 million when it takes the company public, up from the $400 million it originally estimated. The Price has been set at $18.00 per share.

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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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Franchisee Rises to the Occasion in Buffalo

Tim Cloe acquired 11 Buffalo-area locations formerly operated by Kainos Partners, a franchisee that went bankrupt. And Cloe’s deal with Dunkin’ Brands calls for him to open an additional 20 Dunkin’ Donuts locations in the market over the next several years. That will give him a total of 31 area locations, in a market that currently has 38 Dunkin’ Donuts, including the 11 he acquired.

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Jubilant FoodWorks To Bring Dunkin’ Donuts To India

IndiaRetailing.com reports that Jubilant FoodWorks, which runs restaurant chain Domino’s Pizza in India, has announced the signing of a master franchisee agreement with Dunkin’ Donuts to bring the US-based baked food and coffee chain to India. The first outlet will open early next year.

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