Press Releases

  • 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...
  • 5/27/14 6:00 am EDT

    Stop in to a participating Krispy Kreme on National Doughnut Day for a FREE doughnut of any variety. No purchase necessary.

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Whether it’s powdered, filled or a hot Original Glazed®, stop in for a free doughnut from Krispy Kreme. In honor of National Doughnut Day, on Friday, June 6, stop in to any Krispy Kreme US or Canadian location for a FREE doughnut of any variety--including its world famous Original Glazed® doughnut. No purchase necessary. Excludes Connecticut and Puerto Rico. National Doughnut Day was established in 1938 by The Salvation Army to raisemore...
  • 5/20/14 6:00 am EDT

    New Brownie Batter and Birthday Cake Batter Doughnuts Now Available at participating Krispy Kreme locations.

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme is bringing you the irresistible, fresh-from-the-spoon flavor of batter in two tempting new treats. Celebrate a special occasion, or an everyday occasion with Krispy Kreme’s New Brownie Batter Doughnuts and Birthday Cake Batter Doughnuts. Available for a limited time only at participating Krispy Kreme® US and Canadian locations. While supplies last. Pick up an assorted dozen of these delicious varieties at your nearestmore...
  • 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...
  • 5/6/14 6:17 am EDT

    Krispy Kreme Springtime Flower Doughnuts Available Just in Time for Mother’s Day

    WINSTON SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This Mother’s Day, let your MOM know that she's the sweetest with a bunch of Springtime Flower Doughnuts from Krispy Kreme®. Available May 5 through May 11 only at participating Krispy Kreme US and Canadian locations. Krispy Kreme Springtime Flower Doughnuts are a great ‘thank you’ to mom, and a sweet treat for the whole family. Springtime Flower Doughnut - An eye-catching and tasty flower-shaped doughnutmore...
  • 4/22/14 6:00 am EDT

    Pick up a Dozen for You and Honor Your Hero with Your FREE Second Dozen From Krispy Kreme

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nothing says ‘You’re My Hero’ like a dozen sweet treats from Krispy Kreme. Krispy Kreme® wants to help you celebrate the everyday heroes in your life with a sweet Hero Appreciation Day deal. On April 28, purchase a dozen doughnuts and get a FREE dozen of Original Glazed® doughnuts to share with your favorite heroes. Visit Heroappreciationday.com for participating US locations. Excludes Puerto Rico. Join in the conversation with @more...

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