Dunkin’ Brands pledges company will reach full-year targets
Winter storms took a toll on the Northeast-based Dunkin’ Donuts chain, but parent Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. pledged on Thursday that the company would reach targets for the full year. The Canton, Mass.-based Dunkin’ Brands reported a 3.5-percent decrease in net income for the March 29-ended quarter.
Franchisees opened 69 new Dunkin’ Donuts locations in the U.S. The company ended 2013 with 11,000 Dunkin’ Donuts and 7,300 Baskin-Robbins locations.
Result: $23 million, or 21 cents per share
% Decrease: 3.5% (from $23.8 million, or 22 cents per share a year ago)
Result: $171.9 million
% Increase: 6% (from $161.9 million)
% Increase at Dunkin' Donuts U.S. units: 1.2%
% Decrease at Dunkin' Donuts international units: 2.4%
% Increase at Baskin-Robbins U.S. units: 0.5%
% Increase at Baskin-Robbins international units: 1.4%
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