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Dunkin' Brands Group Inc (DNKN.OQ)

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DUNKIN' DONUTS ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW RESTAURANTS IN EXPANSION PLAN FOR RALEIGH, NC
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Dunkin' Donuts::DUNKIN' DONUTS ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW RESTAURANTS IN EXPANSION PLAN FOR RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA WITH EXISTING FRANCHISEE AWALE NETWORKS, INC..DUNKIN' BRANDS GROUP INC - ‍FIRST RESTAURANT UNDER MULTI-UNIT STORE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT IS PLANNED TO OPEN IN 2018​.  Full Article

Dunkin' CEO says board authorized new share repurchase program for upto $650 mln of outstanding common stock
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Dunkin' Brands Group Inc :CEO, Conf call- board authorized new share repurchase program for upto an aggregate of $650 million of our outstanding common stock.‍​.We will not be co-investing alongside our franchisees or providing subsidies through items, such as royalty relief.‍​.We had a turbulent quarter from a weather standpoint although the impact to our earnings was muted due to our asset-light model‍​.  Full Article

Dunkin'CEO says on-the-go, mobile orders were 3 pct of total Q3 transactions
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Dunkin' Brands Group Inc :CEO- all day traffic decelerated from Q2 driven by declines in afternoon daypart, but morning traffic is in line with Q2.CEO- On-the-go orders, mobile orders reached 3 pct of total transactions during the quarter.CEO- many of our urban and high-volume locations are seeing nearly 20 percent of their transactions go through mobile ordering..CEO- our new expected range for Dunkin' U.S. is 300 to 320 net new restaurants due entirely to the hurricane impact.CEO- we had double-digit comp store sales growth in Saudi Arabia, the Philippines and Chile, all priority markets.CEO- for Baskin International, it was a tough quarter from comp standpoint with Korea, Japan and the Middle East seeing comp declines..  Full Article

Dunkin' Brands says Q3 earnings per share $0.57
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - Dunkin' Brands Group Inc -:Dunkin' brands reports third quarter 2017 results.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $0.61.Q3 earnings per share view $0.63 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Q3 earnings per share $0.57.Dunkin' Brands Group Inc - qtrly Dunkin' Donuts U.S. Comparable store sales growth of 0.6%​.Dunkin' Brands Group Inc - qtrly Baskin-Robbins U.S. comparable store sales decline of 0.4%​.Dunkin' Brands Group Inc - ‍authorized a new share repurchase program for up to an aggregate of $650 million of its outstanding common stock​.Dunkin' Brands Group Inc - ‍continues to expect low single digit comparable store sales growth for Dunkin' Donuts U.S. in 2017​.Dunkin' Brands Group Inc - ‍continues to expect slightly negative comparable store sales for Baskin-Robbins U.S. in 2017​.Dunkin' Brands-now sees Dunkin' Donuts U.S. franchisees to add 300 to 320 net new restaurants versus previous expectation of 330 to 350​ due to hurricanes.Dunkin' Brands Group Inc - ‍approximately 30 restaurants that had been scheduled to open in 2017 will now open in 2018.​.Dunkin' Brands Group - ‍now expects 2017 GAAP diluted earnings per share of $2.17 to $2.25 and diluted adjusted earnings per share of $2.40 to $2.43​.FY2017 earnings per share view $2.43 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Dunkin' Brands Group Inc - qtrly revenues $224.2 million versus $207.1 mln‍​.Q3 revenue view $214.9 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Dunkin' Brands completes securitization refinancing
Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017 

Oct 24 (Reuters) - Dunkin' Brands Group Inc :Dunkin' Brands completes securitization refinancing.Dunkin' Brands Group-‍2017 notes also include new $150 million variable funding note facility, which replaces company's existing variable funding note facility​.  Full Article

Dunkin' Donuts to launch ready-to-drink coffee in the U.S. in 2017
Thursday, 29 Sep 2016 

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc: Dunkin' Donuts to launch ready-to-drink coffee in 2017 . Says Coca-Cola Company will manufacture, distribute and sell product . Will launch a line of Dunkin' Donuts branded ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee beverages in United States in early 2017 . Financial terms of agreement were not disclosed .Will equally share with U.S. franchisees its profits from sales of ready-to-drink coffee via outlets outside of restaurants.  Full Article

Dunkin' Donuts announces plans for two new restaurants in phoenix, arizona with franchise group Finely Grounded Inc
Tuesday, 27 Sep 2016 

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc : Dunkin' Donuts announces plans for two new restaurants in Phoenix, Arizona with franchise group, Finely Grounded Inc .First restaurant under agreement is planned to open in 2017.  Full Article

Dunkin' Brands to sign multi-unit store development agreement Eliasco,
Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016 

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc :Signing of multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group, Eliasco,to develop 15 new restaurants in Minneapolis-St.  Full Article

Dunkin' Brands says FY 16 operating income growth to be 27-30 pct- conf call
Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc : Dunkin' Brands Executive says "Disappointed with the level of negative transactions that we experienced in the quarter, particularly in the afternoon" - conf call . Dunkin' Brands Executive says short term sales guidance remains unchanged - conf call . Traffic deceleration was in part amplified by softening in QSR and restaurant marketplace; traffic was negative 240 BPS to comparable sales in the second quarter - conf call . For 2016, expect GAAP operating income growth of 27-30 percent, helped by rollover of the Japan impairment recorded last year - conf call Further company coverage: [DNKN.O] ((Bengaluru Newsroom: +1 646 223 8780;)).  Full Article

Dunkin' Brands Group sets quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share
Thursday, 21 Jul 2016 

Dunkin' Brands Group Inc :Sets quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share.  Full Article

GM puts an e-commerce marketplace in the dashboard

DETROIT, Dec 5 General Motors Co on Tuesday said it will equip newer cars with in-dash e-commerce technology, betting it can profit as drivers order food, find fuel or reserve hotel rooms by tapping icons on the dashboard screen, instead of using smartphones while driving.