RILA comments on reports of Canada and Mexico’s rejection of proposals made during NAFTA renegotiations

Arlington , VA, 2017-Oct-18 — /EPR Retail News/ — Today (10/17/2017), the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA), the trade association for America’s most recognized and innovative retail brands, issued the following statement reacting to reports of Canada and Mexico’s rejection of proposals made during the most recent round of NAFTA renegotiations:

“Simply put, we cannot afford for the United States to abandon free trade.  A collapse of the NAFTA trade agreement between the United States and our two largest trading partners would be an economic catastrophe, with massive disruptions in agriculture and manufacturing and increased costs for American consumers.  As retailers, we strongly urge all parties to preserve the parts of NAFTA that work for American businesses and to avoid proposals that would damage the U.S. economy and hurt American families,” said Hun Quach, vice president of international trade policy for RILA.

RILA is the trade association of the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies. RILA members include more than 200 retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers, which together account for more than $1.5 trillion in annual sales, millions of American jobs and more than 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers domestically and abroad.

Contact:
Christin Fernandez
Vice President, Communications
Phone: 703-600-2039
Email: CHRISTIN.FERNANDEZ@RILA.ORG

Source: RILA

Perry Ellis International partners with Wolf Company for men’s apparel and accessories under Cubavera® trademark in Mexico

MIAMI, 2017-May-31 — /EPR Retail News/ — Perry Ellis International (Nasdaq:PERY) announced today (May 30, 2017) that it has entered into a license agreement with Wolf Company S.A. de C.V. for men’s apparel and accessories under the Cubavera® trademark in Mexico.  The collection will be available in department and specialty stores, and is planned to launch in Fall 2017.

Cubavera represents the joy, vibrancy, and color of Cuba’s unique flavor of Latin culture that inspires and fascinates.  Its heritage comes from the guayabera, an elegant casual tropical linen shirt. Cubavera transformed this symbol of Cuban ingenuity into a collection of men’s apparel and accessories with authentic Latin roots and broad consumer appeal.

Everything at Cubavera is designed to invite consumers to Live the Good Life ™, the Cubavera way.  The Cubavera “good life” is all about looking great, feeling cool, and putting a little ritmo and tropical sabor into every day. It is a brand for people who like to express themselves: with color, pasión, relaxed and put-together-style, natural charm and confidence.

“We are enthusiastic about working with Wolf Company.  This collaboration is consistent with our initiatives to expand the Cubavera brand and we look forward to marketing the brand to a new and expanded generation of consumers in Mexico,” commented George Feldenkreis, Executive Chairman of Perry Ellis International.

Jose Enrique Aguilar Gonzales, Brand Manager of Wolf Company S.A. de C.V., stated, “We are excited to partner with Cubavera and Perry Ellis International.  We will be offering the Mexican market the heritage and Latin flavor of Cubavera, which we are confident will continue to engage the Mexican consumer. Cubavera perfectly adapts to the great cultural and natural wealth of Mexico, its beaches, resort areas and holiday destinations of great importance in the world.

For more information about Perry Ellis International, Inc. and the company’s entire portfolio of brands, please visit www.PERY.com.

About Perry Ellis International
Perry Ellis International, Inc. is a leading designer, distributor and licensor of a broad line of high quality men’s and women’s apparel, accessories and fragrances. The Company’s collection of dress and casual shirts, golf sportswear, sweaters, dress pants, casual pants and shorts, jeans wear, active wear, dresses and men’s and women’s swimwear is available through all major levels of retail distribution. The Company, through its wholly owned subsidiaries, owns a portfolio of nationally and internationally recognized brands, including: Perry Ellis®, An Original Penguin® by Munsingwear®, Laundry by Shelli Segal®, Rafaella®, Cubavera®, Ben Hogan®, Savane®, Grand Slam®, John Henry®, Manhattan®, Axist®, Jantzen® and Farah®.  The Company enhances its roster of brands by licensing trademarks from third parties, including: Nike® and Jag® for swimwear, and Callaway®, PGA TOUR®, and Jack Nicklaus® for golf apparel. Additional information on the Company is available at http://www.pery.com.

About Wolf Company S.A. de C.V.
Wolf Company S.A. is a 100% Mexican company with more than 40 years in the market and presence in the most important boutiques and department stores in Mexico.  Wolf Company S.A. is the pioneer in the manufacturing and development of the authentic Yucatan guayabera.  The company’s collections combine fashion, tradition, elegance and freshness in our product.

Contact:
Alberto Maduro
alberto.maduro@pery.com
305-873-1331

Jose Enrique Aguilar Gonzales
enrique.aguilar@guayabera.com.mx
011-52-01-999-981-5842 Ext 118

Source: Perry Ellis International/globenewswire

7‑Eleven launches its second single-origin coffee, this time from Chiapas, Mexico

7‑Eleven launches its second single-origin coffee, this time from Chiapas, Mexico

 

Sustainable Coffee from Chiapas Region Carries the Rainforest Alliance ‘Certified™ Seal

IRVING, TEXAS, 2017-Apr-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — 7‑Eleven, Inc. has introduced its second single-origin coffee, this time from the Chiapas growing region of Mexico. Rainforest Alliance Certified™, the new premium, sustainable coffee is available exclusively at participating 7‑Eleven® stores. The world’s largest convenience retailer introduced its first single-origin coffee, sourced from Nicaragua, last fall.

This single-origin coffee from Chiapas is made exclusively from beans harvested in the mountainous highlands of southern Mexico, an area known for its dense rain forests and ancient Mayan ruins. Notes of cocoa balance the full-bodied, dark roast, which has a smooth, clean finish.

7‑Eleven coffee drinkers’ taste preferences continue to shift toward darker, richer flavors. With 100 percent Colombian coffee experiencing the fastest growth in its hot beverage lineup, the retailer introduced the darker roast, single-origin coffee from Nicaragua last fall. The new Mexican single-origin coffee is bolder still, with roast levels falling between the Colombian and Brazilian Bold flavors giving our customers more of a selection in the flavor profiles that they like.

“Colombia, Brazil, Nicaragua and now Mexico… these dark roast coffees sourced in Latin America are some of the most popular with 7‑Eleven coffee-lovers,” said Nancy Smith, 7‑Eleven senior vice president of fresh food and proprietary beverage merchandising. “When we began our sustainable coffee program, we naturally looked for robust flavor profiles that they would love to drink even more, knowing that doing so had minimal impact on the environment. Working with the Rainforest Alliance gives us assurances that we, as a company, are helping to foster sustainable farming practices that protect natural resources.”

For 30 years, the Rainforest Alliance has sought to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods. Carrying the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal with the little green frog means the 100 percent Arabica beans for 7‑Eleven stores’ new coffee are sourced from coffee growers whose farms are required to meet strict standards designed to protect the environment, conserve wildlife and promote the well-being of local communities.

“The Rainforest Alliance is proud to be working with 7‑Eleven, a company that understands the value of sustainably sourced coffee and shares our belief that everyday actions add up to meaningful impact,” said Alex Morgan, Rainforest Alliance global director of Markets Transformation.

All 7‑Eleven coffee varieties, flavors and blends are exclusive, with roasting levels and specifications developed exclusively for the retailer. The global convenience store chain is the fourth largest coffee retailer in the U.S.

In 2016, 7‑Eleven began working with Conservation International (CI) to set measurable corporate social responsibility (CSR) goals to reduce its environmental footprint. 7‑Eleven’s CSR mission has three focus areas – planet, products and people. The retailer also joined CI’s Business and Sustainability Council, a forum for corporate leaders taking positive environmental actions in their businesses, to explore mutually beneficial ways to further reduce its environmental impact.

As part of its CSR objectives, 7‑Eleven will continue to seek out responsibly sourced coffees and other products and packaging with less environmental impact.

Like all its proprietary beverages sold in a cup, the new single-origin coffee qualifies for 7Rewards®, 7‑Eleven’s customer loyalty program. Through its mobile app, 7Rewards customers earn a free any-size drink after the purchase of six beverages such as coffee, Chillers® Iced Coffee, or Big Gulp® and Slurpee® drinks. The 7‑Eleven app is available for download in Google Play and the App store.

About 7‑Eleven, Inc.

7‑Eleven, Inc. is the premier name and largest chain in the convenience-retailing industry. Based in Irving, Texas, 7‑Eleven® operates, franchises or licenses more than 62,000 stores in 17 countries, including 10,900 in North America. Known for its iconic brands such as Slurpee®, Big Bite® and Big Gulp®, 7‑Eleven has expanded into high-quality salads, side dishes, cut fruit and protein boxes, as well as pizza, chicken wings, cheeseburgers and hot chicken sandwiches. 7‑Eleven offers customers industry-leading private brand products under the 7-Select® brand including healthy options, decadent treats and everyday favorites, at an outstanding value. Customers also count on 7‑Eleven for payment services, self-service lockers and other convenient services. Find out more online at www.7‑Eleven.com, via the 7Rewards® customer loyalty platform on the 7‑Eleven mobile app, or on social media at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

About the Rainforest Alliance

The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization, and growing network of people who are inspired and committed to working together to achieve our mission of conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2017, the Rainforest Alliance aims to rebalance the planet through creative, pragmatic collaboration, building strong forests and healthy communities around the world. For more information, please visit http://www.rainforest-alliance.org

Contact:
Call 1-800-255-0711

Source: 7‑Eleven, Inc.

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PVH / Grupo Axo joint venture in Mexico to be closed

NEW YORK & MEXICO CITY, 2016-Dec-05 — /EPR Retail News/ — PVH Corp. [NYSE:PVH] and Grupo Axo announced today (Dec. 1, 2016) the closing of its previously announced agreement to form a joint venture that now licenses from wholly owned subsidiaries of PVH the rights to operate and manage the distribution of Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Warner’s, Olga andSpeedo brand products in Mexico. The joint venture was formed by merging PVH México, S.A. de C.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of PVH and the operator of its Calvin Klein and Heritage Brands businesses in Mexico, with Baseco, S.A. de C.V., a wholly owned subsidiary of Grupo Axo and a distributor in Mexico of PVH’s Tommy Hilfiger brand products. Additionally, the newly formed joint venture also has the license to operate Tommy Hilfiger footwear, as the license agreement with a third party was recently assigned to Baseco. Terms of the joint venture were not disclosed. As previously disclosed, PVH expects this transaction to be neutral to PVH’s 2016 earnings.

“We believe that leveraging Grupo Axo’s in region expertise across our brand portfolio should ensure the long-term potential of our brands inMexico while maintaining a direct ownership interest in our Calvin Kleinand Heritage Brands businesses in Mexico and giving us more control over our Tommy Hilfiger business in the region,” said Emanuel Chirico, Chairman and CEO of PVH.”

“We are excited about the opportunity to expand our relationship beyond Tommy Hilfiger to include the global megabrand, Calvin Klein, as well as the Warner’s, Olga and Speedo heritage brands. We believe all these brands present a significant opportunity for growth in Mexico and we look forward to partnering with PVH to make that potential a reality,” said Andres Gomez, Co-Chief Executive Officer of Grupo Axo.

About PVH Corp.

With a history going back over 130 years, PVH Corp. has excelled at growing brands and businesses with rich American heritages, becoming one of the largest apparel companies in the world. We have over 30,000 associates operating in over 40 countries with over $8 billion in annual revenues. We own the iconic Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, Van Heusen, IZOD, ARROW, Speedo*, Warner’s and Olga brands and market a variety of goods under these and other nationally and internationally known owned and licensed brands.

*The Speedo brand is licensed for North America and the Caribbean in perpetuity from Speedo International, Ltd.

About Grupo Axo

Grupo Axo is a leading multi-brand company in Mexico for apparel, accessories and home brands. Today, Group Axo is an indispensable reference and the most reliable resource for the firms and partners that want to build a successful platform in the Latin-American Market. With a solid retail and wholesale experience for over 22 years, its expertise comes from representing, elevating equity, distributing and operating brands through a multi-channel approach. As of 2016, Grupo Axo operates more than 2,200 points of sale within major department stores and over 400 free-standing stores in both Mexico and Chile. Within its portfolio, Grupo Axo proudly represents Abercrombie & Fitch, Bath & Body Works, Brooks Brothers, Brunello Cucinelli, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Emporio Armani, Guess, Kate Spade, Theory, Express, Hollister, Chaps, Loft, Rapsodia, Thomas Pink, Tommy Hilfiger, Victoria´s Secret and Promoda, the leading off-price retailer in Mexico. www.grupoaxo.com

PVH CORP. SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995:

Forward-looking statements made in this press release, including, without limitation, statements relating to PVH Corp.’s future earnings, plans, strategies, objectives, expectations and intentions, are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements are inherently subject to risks and uncertainties, many of which cannot be predicted with accuracy, and some of which might not be anticipated, including, without limitation, the following: (i) the Company’s plans, strategies, objectives, expectations and intentions are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the Company; (ii) the levels of sales of the Company’s licensees at wholesale and retail, and the extent of discounts and promotional pricing in which the Company’s licensees and other business partners are required to engage, all of which can be affected by weather conditions, changes in the economy, fuel prices, reductions in travel, fashion trends, consolidations, repositionings and bankruptcies in the retail industries, and other factors; (iii) civil conflict, war or terrorist acts, the threat of any of the foregoing, or political and labor instability in any of the countries where the Company’s licensees’ or other business partners’ products are sold, produced or are planned to be sold or produced; (iv) disease epidemics and health related concerns, which could result in closed factories, reduced workforces, scarcity of raw materials and scrutiny or embargoing of goods produced in infected areas, as well as reduced consumer traffic and purchasing, as consumers limit or cease shopping in order to avoid exposure or become ill; (v) the failure of the Company’s licensees to market successfully licensed products or to preserve the value of the Company’s brands, or their misuse of the Company’s brands and (vi) other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

The Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of the receipt of new information, future events or otherwise.

Media / Investors:
Dana Perlman
+1 212-381-3502
Treasurer, Senior Vice President – Business
Development and Investor Relations
investorrelations@pvh.com

Calvin Klein:
Alexandra Wagner
+1 212-292-9794
VP, Corporate Communications
alexandrawagner@ck.com

Tommy Hilfiger:
Abdel El Hamri
+1 212-548-1728
SVP, Global Communications
Abdel.ElHamri@tommy.com

GRUPO AXO
Investors Relations:
Raúl del Villar
+52 (55)30005169
Chief Finance Officer
rdelvillar@grupoaxo.com

Media and Communications:
Lorenzo Ruiz
+52 (55)30005168
VP, Marketing and Communications
lruiz@grupoaxo.com

Source: PVH Corp.

Apple opens first store in Mexico

Apple opens first store in Mexico
Apple opens first store in Mexico

 

Cupertino, California, 2016-Sep-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — Crowds of customers began lining up overnight for the grand opening of Apple Vía Santa Fe, the first Apple Store in Mexico. Saturday’s grand opening marks the first time customers in Mexico City can experience all of Apple’s products and services in one place.

Press Contacts:

Nick Leahy
Apple
nleahy@apple.com
(408) 862-5012

Amy Bessette
Apple
abessette@apple.com
(408) 862-8012

Apple Media Helpline
media.help@apple.com
(408) 974-2042

Source: Apple

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Starbucks’ One Tree for Every Bag commitment raised 15 million trees to support farming communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador

Seattle, 2016-Jul-26 — /EPR Retail News/ — In countries across Latin America, coffee rust is a plague, making it harder for farmers to produce high-quality coffee. In the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico, coffee rust forced Rolando Lopez to downsize his farm, which is at 50-70 percent of its typical productivity.

“We didn’t know that it was going to be this destructive,” Lopez said. “Within a year, we saw the effect of the coffee rust in the plants. It was very hard for coffee producers.”

Starbucks is helping farmers like Lopez tackle coffee rust, a fungus that has damaged millions of coffee trees around the world, through the company’s One Tree for Every Bag commitment. Launched in September 2015, the program helps donate one rust-resistant coffee tree for each bag of packaged coffee purchased in U.S. Starbucks stores. In the first 10 months of the One Tree for Every Bag commitment, Starbucks customers have purchased 15 million bags of coffee to support farming communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador.

Lopez, a third-generation coffee farmer, is grateful for the rust-resistant trees that are helping him recover his coffee yields. “This is all I know how to do – produce coffee,” he said. “This tree initiative is a relief because we know we have security for our coffee production.”

One Tree for Every Bag was inspired by the Todos Sembramos Café program, which means “We All Grow Coffee,” in more than 500 stores in Mexico. The efforts help ensure farmer livelihoods and the stability of the coffee supply for the industry for generations to come.

Starbucks is working with Conservation International (CI) to ensure coffee trees are successfully distributed, planted and thriving. The distribution of each coffee tree will be supported by Starbucks Coffee and Farmer Equity (C.A.F.E.) Practices, developed over a decade ago with CI to safeguard responsible purchasing practices and economic, social and environmental standards, globally. These sourcing standards are then augmented by Starbucks Farmer Support Centers that provide on-the-ground agronomy services.

The One Tree for Every Bag commitment not only lays the groundwork to revitalize coffee farms, but also uplifts surrounding communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador. According to ECOM Agroindustrial Corp. – a global commodity merchant and sustainable supply-chain management company – nearly 800 jobs will be generated in Guatemala, El Salvador and Mexico. Many of them will be seasonal and long-term opportunities at the three Guatemalan, four El Salvadoran and three Mexican nurseries producing most of the 15 million rust-resistant seedlings that will be delivered this year. The total includes an initial Starbucks donation of 1 million coffee trees.

About One Tree for Every Bag Commitment
Starbucks has committed to planting a coffee tree for every bag of coffee purchased in participating U.S. stores through September 2016. Starbucks contributes 70 cents, the average cost of a tree, to Conservation International for every bag of coffee sold from participating stores in the United States. Starbucks works with Sustainable Management Services in the export and delivery of green coffee, and to germinate the seedlings and distribute the trees.

Media contact:

Global
Phone: 206 318 7100
Email: press@starbucks.com

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Starbucks' One Tree for Every Bag commitment raised 15 million trees to support farming communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador
Starbucks’ One Tree for Every Bag commitment raised 15 million trees to support farming communities in Mexico, Guatemala and El Salvador

 

Source: Starbucks

Starbucks launches handcrafted Teavana® Shaken Iced Teas in stores across Mexico

Seattle, 2016-Jul-21 — /EPR Retail News/ — Starbucks today unveiled its handcrafted Teavana® Shaken Iced Teas in more than 500 Starbucks stores across Mexico.

With tea consumption in the country expected to increase 16.7% between 2015 and 2018, according to a report by Euromonitor International, the launch of Teavana tea beverages in stores is an opportunity for Starbucks to meet customers’ growing interest in specialty teas.

“The tea category in Mexico is well positioned for innovation and rapid growth,” said Marc Branet, director for Starbucks Mexico. “Just as Starbucks pioneered a new retail experience for coffee and espresso, the expansion of the Teavana experience here in Mexico provides the opportunity to do the same with more consumers looking for a unique and personalized tea experience.”

Teavana® Shaken Iced Teas are freshly brewed from high-quality pure teas and botanicals. Starbucks baristas carefully handcraft each iced tea, which is shaken at least 10 times to help ensure all the ingredients are quickly chilled and mixed perfectly to bring out their distinct flavors. Starbucks customers in Mexico can enjoy Teavana® Shaken Iced Teas in two bold and refreshing flavors.

Teavana Iced Strawberry Green Tea Lemonade
Developed exclusively for the Mexico market, this beverage is made with freshly brewed iced Teavana® green tea, which is lightly sweetened with a strawberry sauce, classic syrup and a splash of lemonade.

Teavana Iced Mango Black Tea Lemonade
This beverage is a blend of freshly brewed premium black tea, mango, a hint of sweet passion fruit, and a splash of lemonade. It is also available in the United States, Canada and Europe.

Following the launch of Teavana® Iced Tea this summer, Starbucks Mexico will add a selection of Teavana’s handcrafted hot tea beverages to enjoy in stores or at home in the fall.

In addition to Mexico, a select number of stores in Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, El Salvador, Aruba, Curaçao and Puerto Rico, are now offering Teavana® Iced Tea.

Additional markets in Latin America and the Caribbean will begin carrying Teavana iced and hot tea beverages later this year.

Media contact:

Global
Phone: 206 318 7100
Email: press@starbucks.co

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Starbucks launches handcrafted Teavana® Shaken Iced Teas in stores across Mexico
Starbucks launches handcrafted Teavana® Shaken Iced Teas in stores across Mexico

 

Source: Starbucks

Dunkin’ Donuts signed franchise agreement with the Mexican subsidiary of Sizzling Platter, LLC to begin developing Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout Mexico

  • Franchise agreement with Mexican subsidiary of Sizzling Platter, LLC calls for the development
  • of More than 100 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Mexico over the coming years

CANTON, Mass., 2015-1-6 — /EPR Retail News/ — Dunkin’ Donuts, one of the world’s leading coffee and baked goods chains, today announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with the Mexican subsidiary of Sizzling Platter, LLC, a franchisee of Dunkin’ Donuts in the United States, to begin developing Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout Mexico. The leaders of the franchise group have a proven track record of success in the retail and restaurant industries both in Mexico and the United States. The franchise agreement calls for the development of more than 100 Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in the Distrito Federal, as well as the states of Hidalgo, México, Morelos, Jalisco, and Querétaro, over the coming years.

Since its founding in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts has become known around the world for its pairing of high-quality coffee and delicious donuts, as well as its range of other food and beverage options. Every year, Dunkin’ Donuts sells more than 1.8 billion cups of hot and iced coffee and more than 2.5 billion donuts and Munchkins® donut hole treats in its restaurants worldwide. In addition, there are more than 15,000 ways to order a cup of coffee at Dunkin’ Donuts given the brand’s selection of coffee blends, flavors, dairy and size options, along with dozens of different donut varieties to choose from.

“There’s a significant demand for what Dunkin’ Donuts offers, high-quality food and beverages served fast and at a great value, in Mexico,” said Paul Twohig, President, Dunkin’ Donuts U.S. and Canada, and Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Europe and Latin America. “We’re very pleased to be entering Mexico with the experienced leaders at Sizzling Platter, who have a strong track record in the quick service restaurant industry. We are thrilled to have Mexico wake up with DD soon.”

Dunkin’ Donuts currently has more than 11,000 restaurants in 33 countries around the world, including nearly 8,000 restaurants in North America in Aruba, the Bahamas, Canada, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and the United States. Its largest market in the region is the United States, where Dunkin’ Donuts currently has more than 7,900 locations. Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Mexico will feature the brand’s wide range of hot and iced coffees, espresso, cappuccino, lattes,teas, Coolatta® frozen drinks, bagels, muffins, croissants, donuts, and sandwiches, all served fast in friendly, convenient locations and at a great value. The brand will also offer regional menu items to cater to local tastes.

“We’re excited to bring Dunkin’ Donuts’ famous selection of coffee, baked goods and sandwiches to Mexico, along with its other delicious menu items,” said Mitch Lowe, General Counsel and Vice President of Development for Sizzling Platter. “We’re very passionate about Dunkin’ Donuts’ unique value proposition, and feel it will resonate well with guests across Mexico. We look forward to opening locations across Mexico in the coming years and making Dunkin’ Donuts a destination of choice for Mexican consumers.”

Dunkin’ Donuts is still looking to recruit qualified, multi-unit franchisee candidates to develop the brand in other markets in Mexico. Ideal franchisee candidates will have strong financial backgrounds, a deep knowledge of their local consumers, a proven track record of success in the restaurant industry, and a desire to develop multiple Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in their market in the coming years. For more information about Dunkin’ Donuts franchise opportunities, please visit www.ddglobalfranchising.com.

For more information about Dunkin’ Donuts, please visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

About Dunkin’ Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for eight years running. The company has more than 11,000 restaurants in 33 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Justin Drake
781-737-5200
justin.drake@dunkinbrands.com