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04/04/14Krispy Kreme Gets Revved Up for 45 Days of Heart-Pounding Philanthropic Fun
Krispy Kreme Annual Drive For 45 Campaign for Victory Junction Starts April 5th at Participating Locations WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 4, 2014-- 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 Randle... 
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03/31/14Oh My Oh My! It’s A Pie Doughnut
Key Lime Pie and Caramel Dutch Apple Pie Doughnuts Available Now at Participating Krispy Kreme Locations WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 31, 2014-- Krispy Kreme Pie Doughnuts capture the warmth, aroma, taste, and nostalgic goodness of two classic pie flavors. Krispy Kreme Key Lime Pie and new Caramel Dutch Apple Pie Doughnuts are available now through May 18 at participating Krispy Kreme® US and Canadian locations. While supplies la... 
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03/19/14Hot News Now! Krispy Kreme Launches New Online Newsroom
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 19, 2014-- Krispy Kreme, a global retailer of sweet treats has launched a new online newsroom on its newly enhanced website at The new online newsroom is designed to provide a user-friendly tool for journalists and bloggers to access up to date content and multimedia resources for broadcast, print and online coverage featuring Krispy Kreme news, shops and products. “Our goal i... 
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03/18/14Krispy Kreme Senior Vice President of Human Resources to Retire
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 18, 2014-- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) announced today that Senior Vice President Kenneth J. Hudson will retire from the Company by the end of the year. Hudson, 63, joined Krispy Kreme in October 2003 and has served as Senior Vice President – Human Resources and Organizational Development since February 2005. During his tenure, Hudson has been responsible for leadership development, t... 
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Adjusted Net Income Rises 37% for the Quarter and 31% for the Year Raises Fiscal 2015 Diluted EPS Guidance to Reflect Growth of 20% to 30% Increases Share Repurchase Authorization to $80 Million WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 12, 2014-- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) (the “Company”) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 2, 2014, and raised its diluted EPS gu... 
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02/19/14Krispy Kreme to Release Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2014 Results and Discuss Management’s Outlook for Fiscal 2015 on March 12, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 19, 2014-- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) plans to release its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended February 2, 2014 on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, shortly after the market closes. The Company plans to host a conference call to review the results and management’s outlook for fiscal 2015 at 4:30 p.m. (ET) that day. A live webcast of the conference call will be available ... 
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02/18/14New Krispy Kreme Coffee-Flavored Doughnuts: A Hint of Coffee in Every Bite
Mocha Kreme and Caramel Coffee Kreme doughnuts available at Participating Locations WINSTON SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2014-- Moist, sweet and irresistible-with a hint of coffee flavors in every bite. New Krispy Kreme Mocha Kreme™ doughnuts and Caramel Coffee Kreme™ doughnuts will perk up any occasion. Krispy Kreme® Lotta Latte doughnuts are available at participating Krispy Kreme US and Canadian locations now through March 30, 201... 
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02/10/14The Joy of Krispy Kreme Comes to Keurig
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. and Krispy Kreme Announce Multiyear Partnership WATERBURY, Vt. & WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (GMCR) (NASDAQ: GMCR), a leader in specialty coffee and coffeemakers with its innovative Keurig® brewing technology, and Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD), a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, announce the companies have reached a multiyear agreement to bring Krispy Kreme® signature coffee... 
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02/04/14New Krispy Kreme Ready-To-Drink Iced Coffee Coming to Select Walmart Stores
Krispy Kreme Original Glazed and Mocha Iced Coffees Available at US Walmart Locations- February 10th WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inspired by the signature blends and flavors available at its world famous doughnut and coffee shops, Krispy Kreme's great tasting iced coffees are coming to consumers in new ready-to-drink bottles. Starting February 10th, ready-to-drink varieties of Krispy Kreme® Original Glazed Iced Coffee and Krispy Kreme Mocha Iced Coffee will be available ... 
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02/03/14Krispy Kreme Appoints Dan Beem As President -- International
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE:  KKD) announced today that Dan Beem will be joining Krispy Kreme as Senior Vice President of the Company and President – International later this month.  Mr. Beem, age 44, will report to President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Morgan, and will be responsible for the Company's International Franchise business segment.  Mr. Beem succeeds Jeff Welch, who has left the Company. Mr. Beem has over 20 years' exper... 
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01/27/14Say Something Sweet with Krispy Kreme Hearts, Hugs and Kisses Valentine's Doughnuts
XOXO and Heart shaped Doughnuts Available through Valentine's Day at Participating Locations WINSTON SALEM, N.C., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Valentine's Day, be sweet to someone special with a box full of hugs and kisses, and heart-shaped deliciousness from Krispy Kreme.  Krispy Kreme® Sprinkled Heart, Valentine Sprinkles, Chocolate Iced Heart, and new Hugs and Kisses doughnuts are available January 27 through February 14th at participating Krispy Kreme® US and Canadian locations. ... 
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01/23/14Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation Signs Development Agreement for the Guangdong Province
Haiya Group to Bring Krispy Kreme's Signature Treats to Key Cities Including Guangzhou and Shenzen WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) announced today that it has signed a multiyear development agreement for the Guangdong Province of China with Haiya Group.  Under the agreement, Krispy Kreme's newest international franchise partner expects to develop 23 stores over the next five years.  "Haiya Group is one of the leading retail companies in Guangdon... 
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01/21/14Krispy Kreme Plans Southern California Expansion
Existing Franchise Partner Plans 20 New Shops in Next Seven Years WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) announced today that it has signed a development agreement with existing franchisee Great Circle Family Foods, LLC, to develop 20 new doughnut shops in Southern California over the next seven years. A Krispy Kreme franchise partner since 1998, Great Circle Family Foods currently operates 11 Krispy Kreme shops in Southern California, making it the Co... 
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01/06/14Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. to Present at the 16th Annual ICR XChange Conference on January 13, 2014
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) will be presenting on Monday, January 13, 2014 at the 16th Annual  ICR XChange Conference at the Grande Lakes Hotel in Orlando, Florida.  The presentation is scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. (EST) and will be webcast at the Company's website,    Investors and interested parties may listen to a live webcast of this presentation by visiting the Company's website at ... 
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