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Dunkin' Donuts tries new concepts as it expands

  • Dunkin' Donuts (DNKN) continues to explore new real estate concepts as it stays on a track to double its store count over 20 years.
  • A new restaurant in Virginia will have a "drive-thru" window. Other strategies include free-standing restaurants, end-caps, and in-line sites.
  • The brand appears to be strong as it heads into new territories in the West. Experian reports 11% of all respondents say they go to the donut and coffee chain.
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  • wilson1100
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    What is so unusual about a drive thru? The DNKN down the street from my house has had a drive thru since they built it 2 years ago.
    11 Dec 2013, 02:56 PM Reply Like
  • SimonSaysShort
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    Yeah, I thought they all had this.
    11 Dec 2013, 03:02 PM Reply Like
  • AnAvgJoe
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    This doesn't seem like news to me, either. Most in my area (Delaware) added drive-thrus several years ago. Just about all the newer ones have them, too.
    11 Dec 2013, 03:02 PM Reply Like
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