Dunkin Donuts Expands Non-Traditional Portfolio
Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced earlier this year that its franchisees opened more than 86 new non-traditional locations across the country in 2017. Being a leader in convenience, the brand’s franchisees continue to open restaurants throughout the hotel sector, including a Great Wolf Lodge location in Bloomington, Minnesota and two restaurants in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino located in Las Vegas and Biloxi. Other notable non-traditional partnerships throughout 2017 include a three-unit deal with nationally recognized grocer Price Chopper in Kansas and the opening of 12 rest stop and travel center restaurants across the country.
The brands franchisees opened a total of 12 travel center restaurants around the country, also significantly increasing its partnership with Pilot Flying J Travel Centers in 2017, accounting for five of the total 12 locations open throughout the year, with a commitment for an additional 20 in 2018.
Dunkin’ Donuts continued to expand its partnership with Great Wolf Lodge in 2017, opening a new restaurant at its Minnesota resort in December, marking the tenth restaurant to open under a franchise agreement between Dunkin’ Donuts and Great Wolf Resorts. Additional locations are slated to debut this summer, one in the outskirts of Atlanta and another just outside of Chicago.
In 2017, Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee opened its first non-traditional location at the University of Hawaii in October. A total of 8 restaurants on college and university campuses opened during 2017.
Dunkin' Donuts’ non-traditional offerings are located at a variety of different venues from airports, mass transportation terminals, casinos, resorts, hospitals, stadiums, grocery stores, military bases, and universities.
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