New breakfast competition impacting Dunkin' Donuts

|About: Dunkin' Brands (DNKN)|By:, SA News Editor

Dunkin' Donuts (NASDAQ:DNKN) appears to have lost breakfast market share to Taco Bell, Starbucks, and McDonald's this year as the daypart continues to be the mostly hotly contested in the QSR sector.

CEO Nigel Travis also points to new competition from gas stations and convenience stores as a factor in slowing breakfast sales at the chain.

Restaurant analysts have cooled off on Dunkin' Brands recently as a result of its uphill battle to grow comp sales.

Dunkin' Brands conference call transcript