Competitor News

Peet’s Coffee has relaunched its loyalty rewards program, Peetniks Rewards, and claims growth over the past six months of 350%. In doing so, the company is said to have won the 2018 Paytronix Loyaltee Award for Best Loyalty Restaurant Launch. There might be a catch however in that Peet’s moved its rewards program to the…

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Miscellaneous

Just this week, Dunkin’ CFO Kate Jaspon, who has been with Dunkin’ for the past eleven years and was named CFO earlier this year, was appointed to the Board of Directors for Mod Pizza. We want to congratulate her on the appointment. We also note this week that Caribou Coffee (now owned by JAB Holdings)…

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Miscellaneous

Impressive numbers for Dunkin’ coming out of the Big Apple this past week when the Center for an Urban Future released its annual State of the Chains Report showing a total of 596 Dunkin’ Donut shops operating in the five boroughs of New York City.  It was pointed out that number was more than the…

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Competitor News

JAB Holdings this week completed their acquisition of Kuerig Green Mountain and in so doing, consolidated their position in the world of coffee. In addition to the new acquisition, the privately-owned JAB Holdings now has within their corporate family, the following companies:  Caribou Coffee, Peet’s Coffee & Tea, Jacobs Douwe Egberts, Bach Espresso, Bravo, Einstein…

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Competitor News

Last week gave us some important competitor earnings calls along with some decent intel as well.  First, Tim Horton’s noted good comp sales, +8.2% in the system and +4.3% in the US. While there was very low visibility provided, Tim’s noted the rollout of breakfast and lunch wraps.  The biggest news was the announcement of…

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