History • William Rosenburg opened Open Kettle in 1948, in Quincy, Mass. • Renamed to Dunkin’ Donuts in 1950 • Company moved headquarters to Canton, Mass. in 2004
What they sell Hot Beverages Iced Beverages Frozen Beverages Baked Goods Sandwiches
Dunkin’ Donuts Today • Company’s revenue has been going up last few years and in 2011, the revenue was 628,198,000 • Dunkin’ Donuts has 5,863 US franchises, 63 in Canada and 2,156 foreign franchises • Number 9 franchise according to Franchise Direct • In 2013 Dunkin' Donuts plans to open 330-360 net new U.S. restaurants
Helping the Community The Dunkin' Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation-the Foundation serves the basic needs of our communities through food for the hungry, safety and children's health.
Starting Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise • Must fill out a franchising application • To qualify, you prove that you have a net worth of $1.5 million • Must have cash liquidity of $750,000 • Have previous restaurant experience • They provide medical and dental coverage as well as basic health insurance
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Contacting Dunkin’ To contact Dunkin’ Donuts about having a franchise, visit www.dunkinfranchising.com. There you can fill out an application and learn more about the franchise.