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Topics: Coffee, Dunkin' Donuts, Coffea arabica Pages: 20 (4864 words) Published: May 7, 2014
DUNKIN’ DONUTS
PRESS KIT

February 2014

Dunkin’ Donuts, At-A-Glance



Dunkin’ Donuts is owned by Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN), one of the world's leading franchisors of quick service restaurants. Dunkin’ Brands is the parent company of both Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins.



Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts.



At the end of 2013, Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. had franchisee-reported sales of approximately $9.3 billion.



Dunkin’ Brands, the parent company of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins is one of the largest QSR (quick service restaurant) companies in the world with more than 18,000 points of distribution in nearly 60 countries worldwide.



Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. has a nearly 100 percent franchised model.



There are nearly 11,000 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in 33 countries.

Dunkin’ Donuts Locations
(As of February 2014)

Countries
Aruba
Bahamas
Bulgaria
Canada
Chile
China
Colombia
Ecuador
Germany
Guatemala
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Korea
Kuwait
Lebanon
Malaysia
New Zealand
Oman
Pakistan
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Puerto Rico
Qatar
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Spain
Thailand
United Arab Emirates
United Kingdom
United States
Vietnam

U.S.
Alabama
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Mississippi
Missouri
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
West Virginia
Wisconsin
District of Columbia

Dunkin’ Donuts Milestones
1946

Bill Rosenberg invests $5,000, forms Industrial Luncheon Services.

1948

Bill Rosenberg opens donut restaurant “Open Kettle” on Southern Artery in Quincy, Massachusetts.

1950

“Open Kettle” name changed to Dunkin’ Donuts.

1955

First franchise agreement signed and executed in Worcester, Massachusetts.

1960

Bill Rosenberg becomes one of the founders of the International Franchising Association (IFA).

1963

100th Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant opens.

1966

Dunkin’ Donuts University (DDU) is created.

1970

First overseas Dunkin' Donuts restaurant opens in Japan.

1972

Munchkins® donut hole treats are introduced.

1978

Dunkin’ Donuts introduces freshly baked muffins.
First network TV commercials are aired.

1979

1,000th U.S. Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant opens.

1980

Largest Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant in the world opens in Bangkok, Thailand with seating for 130.

1982

Fred the Baker, TIME TO MAKE THE DONUTS®, advertising campaign begins.

1990

Allied Domecq PLC purchases Dunkin’ Donuts.
2,000th U.S. Dunkin’ Donuts opens.

1992

3,000th U.S. Dunkin’ Donuts opens.

1995

1,000th international Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant opens in Thailand. Hazelnut and French Vanilla coffees are introduced as companions to Dunkin’ Donuts’ famous original blend.

1996

Dunkin’ Donuts introduces freshly baked bagels.

1997

Dunkin’ Donuts revolutionizes the summer beverage category with the introduction of Coffee Coolatta® slush drinks.
Dunkin’ Donuts introduces breakfast sandwiches.

1999

In March, Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates its eight billionth cup of coffee sold since opening its doors in 1950.

2000

Dunkin’ Donuts opens its 5,000th worldwide restaurant in Bali, Indonesia. Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Dunkin’ Donuts introduces hot chocolate and the Dunkaccino®.

2003

Dunkin’ Donuts launches an espresso revolution with a new line of espressos, lattes and cappuccinos.

2004

Dunkin’ Donuts moves its headquarters to Canton, Massachusetts.

2005

Dunkin’ Donuts introduces nine sugar-free flavors of iced coffee. Dunkin’ Donuts unveils a new prototype restaurant design in Pawtucket, Rhode Island...
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