Dunkin’ Featured in Wall Street Journal

Dunkin’ Donuts was featured in the Wall Street Journal special advertising section on August 19.  In the article, Dunkin’s Grant Benson CFE, quoted pre-franchise fee costs to open of $420,000 and average unit volumes of $935,000.  It should be noted that Dunkin’ is offering first 5 years royalty relief but the cost is pre-debt service,…

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Within Historic Fabric, a Dunkin’ Donuts that Fits in

Sean Kist of the Post-Standard reports that there are many quiet reasons to be happy about a new Dunkin’ Donuts at North Salina and Division streets in Syracuse. The place is a reminder of why urban design matters, and it demonstrates what can happen when you bring together concerned merchants and a developer who listens.…

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Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisees kick off Alzheimer’s Association campaign

For the fourth consecutive year, Dunkin’ Donuts and the Alzheimer’s Association Massachusetts/New Hampshire Chapter will partner for the “Purple with a Purpose” campaign to help raise awareness for Alzheimer’s Action Day on Sept. 21. Dunkin’ Donuts will host an in-restaurant campaign to raise funds during the week of Sept. 16-22. Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire Dunkin’ Donuts franchisees and guests have raised more than $50,000 for the campaign since 2009.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Franchisee Closes Shop After 37 Years

Sara Dorn of the Battle Creek Enquirer writes Tom Winchell said “cheers and tears” have been the reactions of loyal Dunkin’ Donuts patrons when they hear he will close his doors Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. after 37 years as Urbandale’s doughnut man.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Multi Unit Franchise Owner Expands in Ohio

Betty Lin-Fisher of the Akron Beacon Journal the franchise owner for new Dunkin’ Donuts stores in the Akron area and other parts of Northeast Ohio is halfway through his goal of adding 22 locations and says the market is doing well. “The brand has done a really good job,” said Ken Blum. “Our name is Dunkin’ Donuts, but we’re probably better known for our coffee than for our doughnuts.”

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When it Comes to Success, Sean Tuohy Saw it Coming

This is an excerpt from Independent Joe Magazine Issue #15 that will be in your mailbox in the next few days. Franchisee made famous in the story “The Blind Side” will share his Inspirational Story with DDIFO Sean Tuohy always wanted to be his own boss. Today, as the owner of 89 Taco Bell and…

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Sampling Coolattas Made Easy and Profitable!

Adam Goldman a Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owner in New Jersey from time to time will submit tips on creative ways to increase sales and profits, you can contact Adam via email: agoldman@babsonpartners.com Summer presents franchisees with a great opportunity to let guests try many of Dunkin’s new Coolatta flavors, however being a frozen beverage this…

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Paramount Restaurant Supply Offers All-in-One Approach to New Store Builds, Remodels

Every Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner knows that building a new store or doing a remodel is a gargantuan venture with many moving parts. As such, it requires keen management with precise attention to detail. Where can you turn for help managing such a project and rest assured that every detail will be attended to according to your schedule and financial plan? Look no further than DDIFO Sponsor Paramount Restaurant Supply Corp.

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As Private Equity Cashes Out, What’s Next for DNKN?

  After six year of ownership, the trio of private equity (PE) firms that purchased Dunkin’ Brands for $2.4 billion, has effectively cashed out their remaining 30 percent stake. Bain Capital, Carlyle and TH Lee took a $500 million stock buyback in July 2012; the trio had already cashed out their investment through stock sales…

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DDIFO Announces the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Hall of Fame 2012 Inductees

Since the beginning, Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners have taken great pride in their business. Whether it’s one shop or a large network, franchisees don’t see this as a job. For many it is a family affair that extends to long-time friends and colleagues. This year DDIFO is honoring six individuals for their lasting impression to the Dunkin’ Donuts system. They make up the 2012 class of inductees into the Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owners Hall of Fame.

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