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Why Microsoft is bullish on Australia’s clamp down on media

Hello and welcome to Insider Advertising for February 23. I’m senior advertising reporter Lauren Johnson, and here’s what’s going on: Microsoft sides with publishers How Mattel revamped Barbie. Roark Capital’s bet on nostalgia. If this email was forwarded to you, sign up here for your daily insider’s guide to advertising […]
Why Microsoft is bullish on Australia’s clamp down on media
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How Ben Affleck became an accidental Dunkin’ influencer

Ben Affleck’s love for Dunkin’ proved a constant through the unpredictable and stressful 2020. The actor appeared in countless paparazzi photos with his trusty Dunkin’ iced coffee at his side, cementing the connection between him and the iconic coffee chain. Drayton Martin, Dunkin’s vice president of brand stewardship, told Business […]
How Ben Affleck became an accidental Dunkin’ influencer
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I tried 8 holiday drinks from popular coffee chains, and Starbucks’ best minty drink is Dunkin’s worst

I spent two weeks ordering every available 2020 holiday drink from my local Dunkin’ and Starbucks locations. In the end, I think Starbucks had a better selection of festive drinks. My favourite holiday order was Starbucks’ peppermint mocha, followed closely by Starbucks’ chestnut-praline latte, then Dunkin’s gingerbread latte. Visit Insider’s […]
I tried 8 holiday drinks from popular coffee chains, and Starbucks’ best minty drink is Dunkin’s worst
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6 chefs reveal their favourite doughnuts to order at Dunkin’

Insider asked six chefs about their favourite doughnuts to order at Dunkin’. The chefs said they like a variety of sweets from the popular chain, including its jelly-filled Munchkins and French crullers. Some chefs told Insider they love the chain’s staple menu items, like Dunkin’s Classic Glazed and Boston Kreme. […]
6 chefs reveal their favourite doughnuts to order at Dunkin’
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Dunkin’ is closing 800 stores across America

Dunkin’ plans to close 800 locations across the US in 2020. All 450 locations within Speedway shops will close by the end of the year. Dunkin’ expects massive closures of local coffee shops, something that the chain says creates new opportunities for Dunkin’ to open more locations in the future. […]
Dunkin’ is closing 800 stores across America
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Dunkin’ is hiring 25,000 workers across America

Dunkin’ is hiring 25,000 people across America. The hiring spree comes as restaurants reopen, with roughly 90% of Dunkin’ locations in the US currently open. The restaurant industry is rebuilding the 6 million jobs that disappeared during the pandemic, with 1.3 million jobs added in the industry between April and […]
Dunkin’ is hiring 25,000 workers across America
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‘If that disease is anywhere, it’s in that cash drawer’: Workers are begging customers not to pay in cash at fast-food chains like McDonald’s and Starbucks

Fast-food workers worry than they could catch the coronavirus – or spread it to others – by handling cash at work as chains remain open. The World Health Organisation said that cash could be spreading the coronavirus, and advised people to wash their hands after handling money. Fast-food chains such […]
‘If that disease is anywhere, it’s in that cash drawer’: Workers are begging customers not to pay in cash at fast-food chains like McDonald’s and Starbucks
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McDonald’s is the king of fast-food breakfast, according to customers

Business Insider surveyed more than 3,000 readers to determine which fast-food chain’s breakfast fans love the most. Rankings were determined by the percentage of visitors to a chain who said that that chain had the best breakfast. Almost half of readers who said they’d visited a McDonald’s in the last […]
McDonald’s is the king of fast-food breakfast, according to customers
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I compared Dunkin’s new Beyond Meat breakfast sandwich with the real deal and was surprised to find the plant-based ‘meat’ was better — here’s why

Dunkin’ added a plant-based Beyond sausage breakfast sandwich to menus at its Manhattan, New York, locations on Wednesday, in collaboration with Beyond Meat. I compared Dunkin’s new Beyond sausage breakfast sandwich with its standard sausage breakfast sandwich. While the Beyond sausage doesn’t quite mimic the meat sausage, I’d choose it […]
I compared Dunkin’s new Beyond Meat breakfast sandwich with the real deal and was surprised to find the plant-based ‘meat’ was better — here’s why
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Dunkin’ and Beyond Meat CEOs say they want to ‘democratize’ plant-based ‘meat’ with breakfast sandwiches

Dunkin’ is adding Beyond Meat to menus at Manhattan stores. The doughnut-and-coffee chain plans to roll out the breakfast sandwich made with Beyond’s plant-based “meat” nationally in the future. “We’re about democratizing trends,” Dunkin’ CEO David Hoffmann told Business Insider. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Dunkin’ is adding […]
Dunkin’ and Beyond Meat CEOs say they want to ‘democratize’ plant-based ‘meat’ with breakfast sandwiches
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Dunkin’ is now selling candy-flavored iced coffee and you can choose from Kit Kat, Heath, and Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme versions

Dunkin’ has teamed up with The Hershey Company to create Kit Kat, Heath, and Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme-flavored iced drinks. The “Kit Kat Coolatta” features a vanilla bean base blended with pieces of the popular milk chocolate-coated, wafer-filled candy. Heath and Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme flavours are available for hot […]
Dunkin’ is now selling candy-flavored iced coffee and you can choose from Kit Kat, Heath, and Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme versions
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The top 10 franchises in America in 2019

Buying a franchise is a personal decision people make based on a number of factors. If you’re looking for a place to start, Entrepreneur magazine compiles a list of the top 500 franchises in the US every year. Here are this year’s top 10 franchises on Entrepreneur’s 2019 Franchise 500. […]
The top 10 franchises in America in 2019
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Dunkin’ Doughnuts lashes out at McDonald’s with a shady tweet after the fast-food chain launches Doughnut Sticks

Dunkin’ is throwing shade at McDonald’sDoughnut Sticks on Twitter. On Monday, Dunkin’ posted a mockup of doughnuts in a McDonald’s-style box, commenting: “@McDonalds came out with Doughnut Sticks, and we just released the blueprints to our new doughnut packaging…” McDonald’s launched Doughnut Sticks nationally in late February, following Dunkin’s 2018 […]
Dunkin’ Doughnuts lashes out at McDonald’s with a shady tweet after the fast-food chain launches Doughnut Sticks
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Actress Elizabeth Banks spoke to a Dunkin’ Doughnuts exec about why the company is changing its name, and took away a career lesson anyone can use

Actress, director, and producer Elizabeth Banks recently hosted a series of podcasts and films featuring mid-cap companies that are re-inventing themselves in the face of business challenges. These spots were part of the series CrazyEnough2Work, created by State Street Global Advisors. The most valuable lesson she learned over the course […]
Actress Elizabeth Banks spoke to a Dunkin’ Doughnuts exec about why the company is changing its name, and took away a career lesson anyone can use
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Dunkin’ employees were fired after dumping water on a homeless man

Dunkin‘ employees were fired after dumping water on a homeless man. The man was planning to charge his phone and call his mother in the coffee shop. The employees were terminated after a video of the incident circulated online. The Onondaga County District Attorney is working to determine how to […]
Dunkin’ employees were fired after dumping water on a homeless man
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Dunkin’ Doughnuts is dropping the ‘Doughnuts’ from its name, despite the fact it helped invent the word ‘doughnut’

Dunkin’ Doughnuts announced Tuesday that it was officially dropping the “Doughnuts” from its name. The chain was crucial to the popularization of the word “doughnut” over “doughnut” starting in the 1950s. Merriam-Webster even credits Dunkin’ Doughnuts for helping to popularise the spelling, forcing the dictionary to add the word. Dunkin’ […]
Dunkin’ Doughnuts is dropping the ‘Doughnuts’ from its name, despite the fact it helped invent the word ‘doughnut’