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Dunkin’ CEO Nigel Travis Extends Contract, Aims to Up Franchisee Profits

Dunkin' Donuts New York City
A New York City Dunkin' Donuts. Photo/ps

CANTON, Mass. – Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (Nasdaq:DNKN) announced Wednesday that it has extended the contract of chairman and CEO Nigel Travis through December 2018. His current contract was set to run out in December 2016.

Expedia's CEO Khosrowsahi on OTA

"There is no gatekeeper anymore," says Dara Khosrowshahi, president and chief executive officer of Expedia to the Cornell School of Hotel Management. That is a surprising statement since many in the past have considered Expedia a gatekeeper for hotel bookings.

Inside Dunkin's C-Suite

From the Bloomberg video of looking at the C-Suite

Dunkin' CEO Nigel Travis. photo from Bloomberg's video

Bloomberg's Jeffrey Hayzlett visits the C-Suite at Dunkin' Brands Inc. to discover how the 63-year-old franchisor is reinventing itself and shaping its donut brand.

Popeyes Officers Provide Insights on Running a Successful Franchise Chain

ATLANTA—Corporate officers of AFC Enterprises, holding company of the 2,153 restaurant chain Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, spoke this morning to a gathering of stock market analysts in an earnings call conference.

Changing of Chair, CEO at Jack in the Box

SAN DIEGO—Jack in the Box Inc. announced last Wednesday that Linda A. Lang will step down as the company's chairman of the board and chief executive officer on January 1, 2014.

My Evolving Mindset on the CEO as Rock Star

When politicians say their opinion on a particular subject has “evolved” you know you’re about to hear a complete flip-flop. I suppose it’s easier than saying “I was wrong.”

Einstein Bros CEO O'Neill on Growing Brand

Jeff O'Neill is president and CEO of the Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc., which has around 800 restaurants under three bagel brands, the largest of which is Einstein Bros. Bagels.

Groupon CEO's Unusually Candid Resignation Letter

Andrew Mason, founder and CEO of Groupon, tendered his resignation late last week.

True Value Tops Store-Owner Chains in Loyalty

True Value employee serves a customer

NEW YORK — The True Value brand is ranked among the best brands when it comes to consumer perception of trustworthiness in the home improvement retailing sector.