Press Releases

  • 8/12/14 4:05 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) plans to release its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2015 on Tuesday, September 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...
  • 6/10/14 4:05 pm EDT

    Krispy Kreme Partners with CMC&A Foods, LLC to Bring Its Signature Treats to Benton, Franklin and Yakima Counties

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD), a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, today announced a development agreement with its newest domestic franchisee, CMC&A Foods LLC, for the development of three Krispy Kreme doughnut shops in Washington’s Benton, Franklin and Yakima Counties over the next three years. “It is our privilege to share the joy that is Krispy Kreme with the people living in southeastern Washington,” said Scott andmore...
  • 6/2/14 4:05 pm EDT

    Company Reports Highest Quarterly Pretax Income in 10 Years

    Weather, Infrastructure Investment and Transition Costs Drive Modest Revision to Full Year Outlook

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) (the “Company”) today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, ended May 4, 2014. The Company also lowered its adjusted earnings per share guidance for the full year to a range of $0.69 to $0.74 from $0.73 to $0.79 per share. First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Highlights Compared to the Year-Ago Period: Systemwide store count rose 3.3% since year end to 855more...
  • 5/28/14 4:05 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE:KKD) today announced the appointment of Cathleen D. Allred as Senior Vice President — Human Resources and Organizational Development. Reporting to President and CEO Tony Thompson, Ms. Allred will succeed Ken Hudson, who recently announced plans to retire. Ms. Allred assumes her new role immediately. “We are fortunate to have a proven and experienced leader like Cathleen who was more than ready tomore...
  • 5/14/14 5:30 am EDT

    Carolina, Puerto Rico Shop To Open May 17

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme® is celebrating the opening of its 600th international store. On May 17, in recognition of this global milestone, the international sweet treat retailer and its Puerto-Rico based franchise partner, Caribbean Glaze Corporation, plan to host a grand opening celebration at the new shop located at State Road #3, Km. 8.6, Carolina, Puerto Rico. The 2,800 square foot freestanding shop will feature Krispy Kreme’s iconic Hotmore...
  • 5/13/14 4:25 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Anthony N. (“Tony”) Thompson, age 47, as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective June 1, 2014. Mr. Thompson is expected to be appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors in the near future. James H. Morgan, age 66, will continue to serve the Company on a full-time basis as its Executive Chairman. Mr. Thompsonmore...
  • 5/13/14 6:00 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Following an extensive search and review period, Krispy Kreme has appointed VML as its global digital agency partner. Known for creating best-in-class digital experiences for such iconic brands as Kellogg’s, Kleenex, Gatorade, Dell and Southwest Airlines, VML will assist Krispy Kreme in the strategic development and implementation of worldwide fan engagement. “Krispy Kreme has been on an accelerated path in growing its digitalmore...
  • 5/7/14 4:01 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) plans to release its financial results for the first quarter fiscal 2015 on Monday, June 2, 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 be accessed overmore...
  • 4/4/14 5:30 am EDT

    Krispy Kreme Annual Drive For 45 Campaign for Victory Junction Starts April 5th at Participating Locations

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For six consecutive years, fans of Krispy Kreme doughnuts and coffee have helped to provide life-changing summer camping experiences for children with chronic or serious illnesses through donations to the Krispy Kreme Drive for 45 Campaign. Benefiting the Victory Junction Camp in Randleman, NC, the 45-day philanthropic effort runs April 5 through May 19 at participating Krispy Kreme US location. Visit Krispy Kreme.com/drivefor45 formore...
  • 4/1/14 4:06 pm EDT

    Starting the evening of Wednesday, April 2, Krispy Kreme Corporate Headquarters at 370 Knollwood Street in Winston Salem, will illuminate with special blue lights in support of Autism Speaks’ annual Light It Up Blue (LIUB)campaign. 

     ABC of NC Child Development Center (ABC of NC), in partnership with Autism Speaks, corporate partner Krispy Kreme, and the Office of Mayor Allen Joines, will “Light It Up Blue” the first week in April in commemoration of World Autism Awareness Day, April 2.Light It Up Blue is a unique global initiative that kicks-off Autism Awareness Month and helps raise awareness about autism spectrum disorders. In honor of this historic day, many iconic landmarks and buildings, along with hundreds ofmore...

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