Press Releases

  • 2/5/15 4:22 pm EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced today that its tax asset protection plan (the “Plan”) has been amended to accelerate its expiration date to February 2, 2015, effectively terminating the Plan. The Plan, which was adopted in 2013, was designed to discourage persons from acquiring more than 4.99% of Krispy Kreme’s common stock because of the potential adverse effect of such acquisitions on the Company’s ability to realize its netmore...
  • 1/21/15 4:08 pm EST

    Franchisee to Develop 15 New Shops in Next Five Years

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) announced today that it has extended its development agreement with LLC Doughnuts Café, to include the development of 15 new doughnut shops throughout the greater St. Petersburg area over the next five years. LLC Doughnuts Café, wholly owned and operated by Arkady Novikov, has been Krispy Kreme’s Moscow-area franchise partner since April 2012. The planned greater St. Petersburg area shops will feature anmore...
  • 1/12/15 9:00 am EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced today that Price Cooper, age 43, will be joining Krispy Kreme as Executive Vice President later this month. Mr. Cooper will be appointed Chief Financial Officer following the Company’s filing of its Annual Report on Form 10-K in early April. Mr. Cooper will succeed Douglas R. Muir, who has served as Chief Financial Officer since June 2007 and who announced his retirement plans last yearmore...
  • 1/12/15 8:00 am EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE:KKD) (the “Company”) today reaffirmed its earnings guidance for fiscal 2015 (ending February 1, 2015) and announced earnings guidance for fiscal 2016 (ending January 31, 2016). Fiscal 2015 Guidance Reaffirmed Based on year-to-date results through December and other current information, management is reaffirming its forecast of adjusted net income for fiscal 2015 of between $48 and $51 millionmore...
  • 1/5/15 5:04 pm EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) will be presenting on Monday, January 12, 2015 at the 17th Annual ICR XChange Conference at the Grande Lakes Hotel in Orlando, Florida. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. (ET). As part of its presentation management plans to update its earnings guidance for fiscal 2015 (ending February 1, 2015) and to announce its initial earnings guidance for fiscal 2016 (ending January 31, 2016more...
  • 12/17/14 9:00 am EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE:KKD) announced today that James H. Morgan, age 67, will transition from Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Company to non-executive Chairman effective January 29, 2015. Mr. Morgan served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company from January 2008 until June 2014. He has served on the Company’s Board of Directors since 2000 and has served as Chairman of the Boardmore...
  • 12/16/14 5:00 am EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced today that Tim E. Bentsen has joined the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Bentsen also was appointed to the Company’s Audit Committee. Mr. Bentsen is a former audit partner and practice leader of KPMG LLP, a U.S. audit, tax and advisory services firm. Over his 37 years with KPMG, he served as an audit partner for financial, technology, and other public companies and served in a varietymore...
  • 12/9/14 4:05 pm EST

    Reaffirms Full Year Adjusted EPS Guidance

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) (the “Company”) today reported financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015, ended November 2, 2014. The Company also reaffirmed its adjusted earnings guidance for the full year. Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Compared to the Year-Ago Period: Systemwide store count rose 4.6% in the quarter (11.7% year-to-date) to 925 Company and franchise shops worldwidemore...
  • 11/17/14 4:05 pm EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) plans to release its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal 2015 on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, shortly after the market closes. The Company plans to host a conference call to review the results and management’s outlook for the balance of the year at 4:30 p.m. (ET) that day. A webcast of the conference call will be available at www.krispykreme.com. The conference call also can bemore...
  • 11/11/14 4:05 pm EST
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced today that Carl E. Lee, Jr. has joined the Company’s Board of Directors. Mr. Lee has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. (NASDAQ: LNCE), a creator and marketer of snack foods in the United States and internationally, since May 2013, and previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer. He served as President and Chief Executive Officer ofmore...

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