Dunkin’ Doings

Dunkin’ Brands reported Q4 2014 results yesterday with US comparable store sales growth of 1.4% and increased revenue of 5.5%.  Reporting 141 net new opens in the US, Dunkin’ stated earnings of $.46 per share, but thereby disappointed Wall Street, missing their expectation of $.47 per share.  Last week, Paul Carbone updated the investment community…

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Bloomberg Running on Dunkin’

This past week saw the Bloomberg News Agency and Bloomberg TV premiere its new program on corporate America, C-Suite with Jeffrey Hayzlett.  In the October 8 inaugural program, Hayzlett visited Dunkin’ Brands and reported on many aspects of the Dunkin’ operation.  Perhaps of particular interest to members would be Dunkin’ CFO Paul Carbone’s view of…

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Carbone on the Competition

Dunkin’ CFO Paul Carbone spoke last week at the UBS Best of Americas Conference in London and tackled the question of Dunkin’s top competitors in the breakfast market.  Talking about how many companies are trying to enter the breakfast market, he identified MacDonald’s as #1 competitor, followed in order by gas & convenience stores, Tim…

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