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  The new Dunkin' Donuts. - By Bryan Curtis - Slate Magazine
One could be forgiven for thinking that Dunkin' Donuts, home of the blue-collar masses, purveyor of some of the most frightening fast-food on the planet, was angling for middlebrow respectability.
Dunkin' Donuts still boasts some gruesome pleasures: "The Great One," a 24-ounce coffee chalice, and the Double Chocolate Cake Donut, which carries 310 calories and has the texture and density of igneous rock.
The 50-year-old "dunkin' donut," which came with a handle for dipping in coffee, and was itself an emblem of proletariat manners, had disappeared from most stores by 2003.
www.slate.com /id/2114265   (1457 words)

  
  USATODAY.com - Dunkin' Donuts to offer hot dogs, other foods beyond breakfast   (Site not responding. Last check: )
A Dunkin' Donuts in Nashua is one of several nationwide that will begin offering hot dogs wrapped in pastry, flatbread sandwiches and other food designed to draw more customers in the afternoon and evening.
Dunkin' Donuts, under new management since parent Dunkin' Brands was acquired for $2.4 billion last year by three Boston private equity firms, is using the selected stores to test public reaction in different areas of the country, said spokesman Thomas Lee of Regan Communications.
Dunkin' Donuts has tried to build its luncheon business before with bagel sandwiches and soup, but those didn't take off, she said.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/food/2006-08-23-dunkin-hotdogs_x.htm?csp=34   (446 words)

  
 Dunkin' plots national push - The Boston Globe
Dunkin' Brands Inc. executives said yesterday they plan to rely on multiple formats to rapidly expand to nearly 15,000 US locations by 2020, up from about 5,000 today.
For example, there are 1,100 Dunkin' Donuts within a 50-mile radius of Boston, or one for every 5,600 residents in that region, the company claims.
Dunkin' expects to open 650 new stores in the United States in its next fiscal year, 50 more than in its current fiscal year.
www.boston.com /business/articles/2006/06/09/dunkin_plots_national_push   (684 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts | Dunkin' Brands - Eat Drink Think
Dunkin' Donuts is the largest coffee and baked goods chain in the world, selling 4 million donuts and 2.7 million cups of coffee daily - that's almost a billion cups of coffee per year!
Dunkin' Donuts is also the place for beverages - from freshly brewed hot coffee in up to nine flavors, to refreshing Iced Coffee and COOLATTA® beverages.
The Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins trademarks, trade names, designs, logos, service marks, and related marks are registered trademarks of DD IP Holder LLC and BR IP Holder LLC, respectively.
www.dunkinbrands.com /ourbrands/dunkin_donuts.html   (161 words)

  
 Dunkin Donuts Talk
Dunkin Donuts is a great American brand and I hope that it’s good name is cleared - along with the folks in Crown Point.
This could be a bunch of bunk; however, as one who loves Dunkin Donuts, if there is any shred of truth to it, we as the Dunkin Donuts community need to jump all over it and express our disgust to the store owner and to Dunkin Donuts corporate.
Dunkin Donuts Talk is © 2004-2005 Scott Lewis.
www.dunkindonutstalk.com   (1117 words)

  
 MySpace.com - Dunkin Donuts Fans - 29 - Male - PALATINE, ILLINOIS - www.myspace.com/dunkindonutsfans
Dunkin Donuts Fans for MySpace was created by Scott Lewis - a husband, father, and consultant - who loves Dunkin’ Donuts original blend coffee.
Heard a rumor at a bar that a whole slew of Dunkin Donuts were headed for Southern California over the next year.
Anyway, it seems the Dunkin Donuts of Oklahoma are having rough times.
www.myspace.com /dunkindonutsfans   (899 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts Summary
Dunkin' Donuts is an international doughnut purveyor founded in 1950 in Quincy, Massachusetts by William Rosenberg.
Dunkin' Donuts is a staple of popular culture references, especially in its home turf of the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.
Since Dunkin' Donuts changed their slogan in 2006 to "America Runs on Dunkin'", They Might Be Giants have made an ongoing series of advertisements of Dunkin' Donuts new products to boost summer sales.
www.bookrags.com /Dunkin'_Donuts   (1088 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts - Psion Teklogix   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dunkin' Donuts is the world's largest coffee shop chain and is famous for its donuts, muffins and bagels which are baked on the premises.
Finally, they needed to be able to produce financial reports, on demand, for their own use and for submission to Dunkin' Donuts' accountants.
It took up to four days before inventory reports were sent to Dunkin' Donuts' accountants and would then take the accountants an hour to analyse each store's inventory usage from the paper reports.
www.psionteklogix.com /public.aspx?s=com&p=Solutions&CaseStudy=726   (472 words)

  
 Distribution On Demand — DOD in the Spotlight — Dunkin’ Donuts®   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dunkin’ Donuts® is the world’s largest coffee and baked goods chain, serving more than two million customers a day.
Dunkin Donuts sells 52 varieties of donuts and more than a dozen coffee beverages as well as an array of bagels, breakfast sandwiches and other baked goods.
Dunkin’ Donuts MADC is in the process of implementing an ERP system and plans on interfacing with the system via voice instead of using RF scanners, which is the preferred method of the ERP company.
www.distributionondemand.com /spotlight/ddonuts.shtml   (967 words)

  
 Dunkin’ Donuts Debuts Hill Store
Dunkin’ Donuts recently unveiled a franchise at Eighth and D streets, SE, in the ground level space that once housed a furniture store.
Dunkin’ Donuts also stocks bags of freshly ground and whole bean coffee, as well as nifty cartons of piping hot joe-to-go.
Dunkin’ Donuts sports a pleasant ambience, with trendy exposed piles, exhaust ducts, and a orange/yellow beige color scheme, executed by in-house corporate designers.
www.voiceofthehill.com /DunkinDonuts.htm   (641 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts at AllExperts
Dunkin' Donuts, along with Togo's and Baskin-Robbins, is owned by Dunkin' Brands Inc. (previously Allied Domecq Quick Service Restaurants, a part of Allied Domecq).
Mister Donut had been its largest competitor in the United States before the company was bought by Dunkin' Donuts' parent company and the Mister Donut stores rebranded as Dunkin' Donuts.
In 1996, Dunkin' Donuts gained a level of infamy on Lower Cape Cod when it became the first chain restaurant to operate on the Lower Cape (in Eastham) since the Provincetown Dairy Queen closed down in 1983.
en.allexperts.com /e/d/du/dunkin'_donuts.htm   (930 words)

  
 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Dunkin' Donuts at Epinions.com
Dunkin Donuts offers a menu of baked goods and drinks to satisfy smaller appetites as well as those who just crave the sweet taste of sugar.
Donuts- This is the staple of the menu and each Dunkin’ Donuts location can be counted on to have between thirty and fifty- two different types of donuts to choose from, including favorites like glazed, Bavarian cream, Boston cream, jelly- filled, chocolate iced, and many more.
Donuts, bagels, and similar foods are often very messy and those who eat them tend to leave a trail of crumbs wherever they sit.
www.epinions.com /content_150638792324   (1801 words)

  
 donuts
The "Time To Make The Donuts" campaign for Dunkin' Donuts, was honored by the Television Bureau of Advertising as one of the five best commercials of the 1980's.
Dunkin’ Donuts started in 1980 and when their campaign began in 1982, the company was quickly making profits.
In the Dunkin’ Donuts commercials the silly little character Fred the Baker would roll out of bed and leave his house bright and early, muttering “Time to Make the Donuts”.
www.ciadvertising.org /sa/spring_04/adv382j/cristin44/donuts.html   (314 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dunkin' Donuts is an international doughnut purveyor founded in 1950 in Quincy, Massachusetts by William Rosenberg.
It claims to be the "world's largest coffee and baked goods chain" with 2 million customers per day served at 5500 stores globally.
Baskin-Robbins, Togo's, and Dunkin' Donuts together form Allied Domecq Quick Service Restaurants, part of Allied Domecq.
www.xasa.com /wiki/en/wikipedia/d/du/dunkin__donuts.html   (94 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts attacks Krispy Kreme's traditional stronghold - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dunkin' Donuts currently has about 4,400 stores in 36 U.S. states, but the majority are in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic region.
Dunkin' Donuts executives say that won't happen to them because they plan to expand slowly and with a broader line of products.
Dunkin' Donuts' blue-collar customer base varies so much from the more upscale patrons at Starbucks that the two companies practically operate in separate markets, he said.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/food/2006-10-21-donutconflict_x.htm?POE=MONISVA   (837 words)

  
 Mobile 365 | Case Studies | Dunkin' Donuts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the United States, Dunkin' Donuts has for decades been a household name for coffee, donuts, muffins, and all things "early morning." When the company expanded to Italy under the auspices of Sweet and Co., they were, naturally, new to the neighborhood.
Dunkin' Donuts chose a mobile marketing solution to expand their traditional marketing mix and enable them to reach into consumers' pockets—to their mobile phones.
Donut lovers were invited to enter an SMS prize drawing, receiving in return a money-off or free coffee voucher, which was sent back to the consumer's handset for redemption in one of the eight new Dunkin' Donuts stores in Rome.
www.mobile365.com /case_studies/dunkindonuts.php   (230 words)

  
 Fenway 'Perk': Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Now Available at Boston Red Sox Games and Other Fenway Park Events
Dunkin' Donuts and the Boston Red Sox today announced they have enhanced the Fenway Park experience by making Dunkin' Donuts' famous hot and iced coffees available within the ballpark for the first time with the opening of two new "Dunkin' at Fenway(R)" stands.
Dunkin' Donuts is America's largest retailer of coffee-by-the-cup, serving nearly one billion cups of brewed coffee each year.
Dunkin' Donuts, using 100-percent Arabica coffee beans, offers a milder roast coffee that is milled specifically for the company and is recognized by the industry as a superior grade of coffee.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/04-07-2006/0004336183&EDATE=   (553 words)

  
 Fair Trade Certified | Transfair USA | Press Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dunkin Donuts, headquartered in Randolph, MA., will roll out the new espresso line to more than 1,500 stores across New England this fall, with the goal of offering it nationwide by the spring of 2004.
This is a great day, not just for Dunkin Donuts, but also for the hardworking farmers trying to keep their families together," said Paul Rice, President and CEO of TransFair USA.
With today's announcement, Dunkin Donuts delivers on a promise it made in April of this year, when it became the first national brand to commit to selling espresso beverages that are made exclusively with Fair Trade Certified™ coffee.
www.transfairusa.org /content/about/pr_030930.php   (501 words)

  
 Dunkin Donuts in RI
Dunkin' Donuts stores are everywhere in Rhode Island: on downtown streets, in strip malls, at interstate exits, even in supermarkets and gas stations.
Dunkin' Donuts was founded in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1950, and is headquartered in Randolph, but the state of Rhode Island, and the city of Providence in particular, represent the de facto material and spiritual center of the empire.
People don't stay in Dunkin' Donuts restaurants for long stretches: they zip in and out of the drive-thru, or if they walk in, take their order to go.
riroads.com /ri/dunkin_donuts.htm   (1895 words)

  
 Oh, Sweet Revenge - Newsweek Enterprise - MSNBC.com
Dunkin’ Donuts, Kussell says, “was a great brand that had lost its way.” But during the 1990s, driven partly by an influx of new managers and partly by the expansion of Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts transformed itself.
Indeed, Dunkin’ loyalists are quick to point out that despite the perception that Starbucks invented the concept of selling high-quality coffee for a premium, the idea was pioneered by Dunkin’ Donuts’ founder, Bill Rosenberg, when he started the chain in —1950.
Dunkin’ Donuts, by contrast, is still concentrated on the East Coast; it has just a few dozen locations west of the Mississippi.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/3068843   (1604 words)

  
 As of Friday, no more Dunkin' Donuts in Washington   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Dunkin' Donuts Inc. will close its last stores in the state when the owners of two remaining franchisees start their own doughnut business this week.
Dunkin' Donuts, which had 10 stores in the state at its peak, opened its first Washington store in the early 1980s.
Dunkin' Donuts, which is owned by Allied Dome, said in a statement that it "has focused its expansion plans" in five markets.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /business/93396_donuts30.shtml   (626 words)

  
 Dunkin' joins program to verify if workers are legal - The Boston Globe
Dunkin' Donuts is requiring all of its franchisees to participate in the Basic Pilot Program, which allows employers to verify a worker's status using online databases from the Social Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.
Dunkin' lets franchisees determine how to advertise that they participate in the program.
Horn of Dunkin' Brands said the company was ``proud to employ people from a variety of religious and ethnic backgrounds," but acknowledged that it occasionally receives complaints from customers who assume ``that because there are employees whose first language isn't English that they might be illegal immigrants."
www.boston.com /business/articles/2006/05/30/dunkin_joins_program_to_verify_if_workers_are_legal   (718 words)

  
 Dunkin Donuts Now Providing Fair Trade Coffee - -Starbucks Fair Trade Campaign Home -Genetically Engineered free foods, ...
The company's decision is the latest step by Dunkin' Donuts to support coffee quality and sustainability amid troubling times for many coffee farmers.
Dunkin' Donuts espresso line of beverages, including cappuccino and latte, will be introduced in stores beginning in September.
Dunkin' Donuts is the largest coffee and baked goods chain in the world, selling high quality coffee, bagels, donuts and other related baked goods since 1950.
www.organicconsumers.org /starbucks/050703_fair_trade.cfm   (709 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts -- Reinventing America's Cup of Coffee
With its "America Runs on Dunkin'" advertising campaign, Dunkin' Donuts is selling the idea that coffee is fuel, and that's markedly different from what Starbucks is selling -- drinking coffee as a lifestyle.
About a year ago, Dunkin' Donuts enlisted the creative help of Hill Holiday, a Boston, Mass.-based advertising firm, and in April 2006, the company launched an all-out print, broadcast, and online advertising campaign.
"When we got together with Dunkin' Donuts, they were looking to say something big, simple, and declarative about what their brand was about," says Hill Holiday's senior vice president, Jeff Bonasia, who oversees the Dunkin’ account.
www.fastcompany.com /articles/2006/10/dunkin.html?partner=rss   (685 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts Franchise Information: Coffee Chain Planning Expansion - Associated Content
Dunkin' Donuts is now participating in a special program designed to transition war veterans into coffee store owners.
Although the brand went a little stale during the 1990s, Dunkin’ Donuts began refocusing on its coffee in the 2000s, adding flavours and making espresso drinks available to compete more successfully with the higher-end Starbucks chain.
Right now, Dunkin’ Donuts locations are most heavily concentrated in the northeastern and mid-Atlantic states and in select additional metro areas like Chicago, though they are found more sparsely in other parts of the country.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/45885/dunkin_donuts_franchise_information.html   (604 words)

  
 It's Not About the Doughnuts
The result: Dunkin' Donuts is the clear champ, taking less time to brew and froth, and doing it for about 40% less than Starbucks (an amount that overstates the difference between them a bit, given Starbucks's larger cup).
Dunkin' Brands CEO Jon Luther and his team, however, are convinced that there's a market to be tapped, especially among a younger audience that is enamored of Starbucks' frothy beverage menu, but daunted by the Seattle chain's budget-busting prices.
Right now, he points out, Dunkin' is already selling 2.8 million cups of coffee a day, or 16% of all coffee sold by the cup in the U.S. And they've only begun to fight.
www.fastcompany.com /magazine/89/dunkin-donuts.html   (2314 words)

  
 Dunkin' Donuts Offers Survey-Takers Sweet Rewards
Dunkin' Donuts is touting some sweet incentives, including pre-loaded stored value cards and gifts, to loyal customers who take part in a new advisory panel designed to improve service and products and build a stronger connection to consumers.
The Dunkin' Donuts Advisory Panel gives consumers the chance to be among the first to learn about new products, preview advertising campaigns and meet with some of the brand's top executives.
Dunkin' Donuts created the panel to give consumers a "fun and personal forum for sharing their terrific ideas and opinions with us," Lewis said.
promomagazine.com /incentives/dunkindonutssurvey/index.html   (702 words)

  
 JS Online: Time to make a comeback
The Dunkin' Donuts chain, which is strong in New England and Chicago, said it plans to expand westward across the U.S. - with Milwaukee as a "gateway" - and triple its size to more than 15,000 outlets by 2020.
Dunkin' Donuts, founded in 1950, bills itself as the No. 1 retailer of coffee-by-the-cup in America, with 2.7 million sold each day.
She said Dunkin' Donuts will look at whether it can help existing franchisees who have one or two outlets to expand.
www.jsonline.com /story/index.aspx?id=542274   (793 words)

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