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Wendy's Makes Summer Sizzle With Launch Of Baconfest

As the home of the #1 selling bacon cheeseburger*, and quite frankly, the Boss of Bacon, Wendy's is launching an epic bacon celebration – Baconfest. Why? Because Wendy's bacon is always worth celebrating and honestly, doesn't need a reason.

Starting today, Wendy's is kicking off Baconfest exclusively with DoorDash, offering its bacon-loving fanatics a free Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger and $0 delivery fee with a minimum of $10 Wendy's purchase for a limited time using code BACONFEST.** Free bacon and $0 delivery fee? Yes, please...

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Jul 15 9:24 AM, General News



The Wendy's Company Reports First Quarter 2019 Results

The Wendy's Company (Nasdaq: WEN) today reported unaudited results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019.

"We delivered strong earnings growth in the first quarter and are proud of our continued progress to build an even stronger foundation for the Wendy's brand," President and Chief Executive Officer Todd Penegor said. "We are executing on our plan to accelerate same-restaurant sales in North America and drive global restaurant expansion, fueled by a healthy restaurant economic model. Our relentless focus on bringing every element of The Wendy's Way to life by providing food our customers love, friendly service, value, and an inviting atmosphere will continue to drive growth in the future...

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May 9 8:19 AM, General News


Wendy's Releases New Chicken Lineup 

Wendy's recently released the Made to Crave menu – a sandwich line dedicated to unlocking a whole new world of flavors. Now, Wendy's Made to Crave menu is bringing you a new chicken lineup guaranteed to satisfy those craveable taste buds. Introducing three new chicken sandwiches to Wendy's chicken menu: Avocado BLT, S'Awesome Bacon Chicken and Barbecue Chicken.

Made to Crave Chicken sandwiches takes Wendy's core menu that much further, driving more flavor variety to your go-to chicken sandwiches while never sacrificing quality. The best part? The Made to Crave Chicken lineup features each of Wendy's different fillets. We're talking the lightly breaded and specially seasoned homestyle, grilled and for when you want to raise the temperature a bit – spicy. Each sandwich is made with...

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Apr 30 2:01 PM, General News


Sonic Brings the Bacon with the New BBLT

As the year goes on, 2019 is proving to be the year of the bacon battles. After McDonald's introduced the first nationwide bacon bash called "Bacon Hour" back in January, Wendy's created its own limited time offer to celebrate the American favorite. Wendy's offer included a free baconator and $0 delivery through DoorDash with a $10 purchase during a short time in Janury through February. Now, quick service restaurants like Sonic are creating their own take on consumer's love for bacon.

Sonic has added a twist to an iconic favorite to create the BBLT, a sandwich with so much bacon, there is ...

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Apr 5 11:59 AM, Urner Barry


Wendy's Introduces New Parmesan Caesar Chicken Salad 

Balance can be hard to achieve when you're constantly on the go, but when it comes to finding middle ground between delicious flavors and quality ingredients, Wendy's has you covered with its fresh made-in-restaurant daily salad line. From savory to sweet and simple to bold, Wendy's offers a variety of flavor combinations that you wouldn't expect from fast food salads.

And now, Wendy's takes salad craveability even further with the addition of the Parmesan Caesar Chicken Salad to its lineup of freshly made salads. The newest addition puts a unique twist on ...

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Mar 25 2:07 PM, General News


Restaurant Chains Support Packaging Initiative

Three giant restaurant companies have joined forces to support an initiative addressing packaging waste issues that challenge the foodservice industry. The plans include development of a sustainable cup that is recyclable and compostable.

Starbucks, McDonald’s and Wendy’s, all recognizing the need for increased and improved sustainable packaging, are participating in the NextGen Consortium, which is focused on creating environmentally friendly food packaging solutions.

The effort, led by sustainable investment firm Closed Loop Partners, began last September, with the NextGen Cup Challenge, a contest highlighting sustainable packaging innovations, such as the creation of a cup the companies could serve at their units worldwide. NextGen said 12 firms are now ...

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Mar 15 10:30 AM, General News


Wendy's Strengthens Commitment to Sustainability Through Partnership with the NextGen Consortium

Company's Squarely Sustainable Approach Embraces Partnership to Advance Sustainable Packaging

Today, The Wendy's Company announced a commitment to advance sustainable packaging solutions in the foodservice industry and its own operations through its partnership with the NextGen Consortium.

The NextGen Consortium is a multi-year partnership of foodservice industry leaders convened by Closed Loop Partners' Center for the Circular Economy. Wendy's® joins the Consortium as a Supporting Partner, alongside other industry leaders, to address single-use food packaging waste. Currently, the Consortium is executing its NextGen Cup Challenge, which is focused on identifying new and existing cup solutions designed to optimize ...

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Feb 26 10:01 AM, General News


The Wendy's Company Reports Preliminary 2018 Results; Announces 2019 Outlook And New 2020 Goals

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today reported preliminary unaudited results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 30, 2018. The Company plans to release its audited financial results on or before February 27, 2019.

"We are proud of the progress we made in 2018 to strengthen our brand by ensuring more customers enjoy Wendy's® more often including expanding our number of restaurants, reimaging existing restaurants, and executing a well-balanced marketing approach that strives to drive profitable growth for our franchisees," President and Chief Executive Officer Todd Penegor said. "Our resilient business model generated significantly higher cash ...

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Feb 21 8:27 AM, General News


Wendy's Draws Dieters with Low-Carb Menu Hacks 

Following a growing demand for health conscious menu offerings, fast food chain Wendy's is putting a healthy spin on menu classics. Wendy's offers low-carb menu options along with keto-friendly items. These items include half-size salads, grilled chicken sandwiches, and hamburgers either served without a bun or as a lettuce wrap.

In addition to appealing to today's health-conscious consumer, the chain is also appealing to the consumer demand for convenience as these menu hacks are also available for mobile ordering through DoorDash. Now, consumers can receive ...

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Feb 12 11:34 AM, Urner Barry


Wendy's is Giving Away Free Baconator Fries this Week with Any Purchase in Mobile App Offer

The bacon battle is not over yet, as Wendy's is back with a new bacon limited time offer. Now throught February 17th, Wendy's is giving away free Baconator Fries with any at-restaurant purchase through the Wendy's mobile app. The free Baconator Fries with purchase offer will refresh daily within the app, so consumers can take advantage of the offer every single day it is available.

The offer is valid at-restaurant only at participating Wendy's locations, and can only be redeemed once per day per mobile app account. The limited time offer is designed to encourage ...

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Feb 12 8:15 AM, Urner Barry


Wendy's Beefs Up its Menu with Three New Made to Crave Cheeseburgers

Trying to take your go-to cheeseburger to new heights? We Got You™! Wendy's® new Made to Crave menu unlocks a whole new world of cheeseburgers made with unforgettable flavors that take craveability to its peak. The new Made to Crave line introduces a trio of cheeseburgers to the fresh, never frozen beef* family: S'Awesome Bacon Cheeseburger, Peppercorn Mushroom Melt and Barbecue Cheeseburger.

Let's face it, foodies want maximum craveability and quickly get hooked on the Deliciously Different® flavors Wendy's is known for bringing to the table – but sometimes, these on-trend flavors are offered for a limited time. Now, Made to Crave offers the same deliciousness as an exclusive menu item, but is here to stay, so you can have flavor for days ... 

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Feb 4 10:03 AM, General News


Wendy's Launches Baconator LTO Following McDonald's Bacon Hour Announcement

In celebration of bacon's limited time arrival to menu classics such as the Big Mac Bacon burger, Quarter Pounder Bacon burger, and cheesy bacon fries, McDonald's is providing consumers with even more bacon. On January 29, from 4:00-5:00 pm local time, McDonald's is hosting the first nationwide bacon bash called Bacon Hour. For 60 minutes, customers will be able to get Applewood smoked bacon with anything on the menu, at no additional cost. As if bacon on the three classics was not enough, McDonald's will also be giving customers two half pieces of bacon on the side with any purchase, and it can be added to any items they wish.

In response to McDonald's Bacon Hour, Wendy's has created their own limited time offer to celebrate the American favorite. Beginning January 28 through February 4, Wendy's is offering a free Baconator and $0 delivery through DoorDash ...

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Jan 28 9:57 AM, Urner Barry


Giant Deal Alert: Wendy's Giant Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger $5 Meal Deal Returns

Double doesn't always have to mean trouble. Especially when it means getting double the fresh, never-frozen beef* and double the Applewood smoked bacon. Introducing, the Giant JBC, a giant way to enjoy twice the fresh, never frozen beef you love from Wendy's.

This beefed-up cheeseburger is made even bigger with the giant-junior $5 meal deal that comes with it. Fans can get the Giant JBC, made with two fresh, never frozen beef patties, Applewood smoked bacon and a slice of melty American cheese, plus 4-piece chicken nuggets, small fries and a small drink for only ...

 

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Dec 19 12:12 PM, General News


The Wendy's Company Announces Major Advancement in Beef Sourcing

Today, The Wendy's Company announced an industry-leading step that will allow the company to better understand and communicate how cattle for Wendy's fresh beef* hamburgers are raised, facilitating advancements in areas such as animal care, antibiotics and sustainability. This comes on the heels of an earlier 2018 announcement on transitioning Wendy's tomato supply to vine-ripened tomatoes exclusively from greenhouse farms, which was driven by the same Company commitment to providing the freshest, highest-quality food possible for its customers.

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"Quality is Our Recipe" isn't just a Company tagline. Wendy's takes extraordinary pride in serving and sourcing high-quality food to...

 

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Dec 12 9:04 AM, General News


Wendy's New Bacon Maple Chicken Sandwich, Where Sweet Meets Savory Meets Convenience

It's a sandwich that's three years in the making – because you don't rush greatness…you just don't. Introducing Wendy's newest artisan bread masterpiece: the Bacon Maple Chicken Sandwich. This limited-time sandwich brings completely craveable flavors to the most wonderful time of year.

The Bacon Maple Chicken Sandwich is made with all the sweet and savory flavors you love – complete with a hot, crispy Homestyle chicken fillet, swiss cheese, three strips of sizzling Applewood smoked bacon, and just when you thought it couldn't get any better...

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Nov 28 9:49 AM, Urner Barry


Wendy’s Adds a S’Awesome Twist to Its Classic Bacon Cheeseburger

Wendy’s® adds a S’Awesome new addition to its fresh, never frozen* hamburger lineup. Introducing the S’Awesome Bacon Classic, a smoky, tangy twist on your favorite Wendy’s bacon cheeseburger. Topped with Wendy’s savory Side of S’Awesome™ Sauce, this is the burger mashup you’ve been waiting for.

The S’Awesome Bacon Classic is loaded with fresh, never frozen beef, three strips of Applewood smoked bacon, melty American cheese, crinkle cut pickles, sweet onion, and crisp lettuce – all between two warm, toasted buns. Slathered with Wendy’s savory Side of S’Awesome™ sauce, this cheeseburger packs smoky, tangy flavor in every juicy, mouthwatering bite.

“The S’Awesome Bacon Classic was created out of our customer’s love for this smoky, tangy sauce,” said Kurt Kane, Wendy’s executive vice president, chief concept and marketing officer. “We originally offered the sauce as a...

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Oct 9 10:36 AM, General News


Wendy's Serves Free Dave's Singles All Month Long

Use Wendy's Mobile App to Score a Free Dave's Single with any Wendy's Purchase

In a world full of crazy and sometimes ridiculous national holidays, there is one that is near and dear to Wendy's® heart – National Cheeseburger Day. With the momentous holiday approaching on September 18, Wendy's wants everyone to celebrate with a fresh never frozen* cheeseburger. And because one day of hot and juicy burgers is never enough, Wendy's believes you deserve to celebrate through the end of the month.

On Saturday, September 8, Wendy's mobile app began offering a free Dave's Single® with the purchase of anything else on Wendy's menu.** And unlike most offers, this one will refresh daily through September 30. Yes, you read that right – a full-blown celebration all month long in honor of cheeseburgers. But not just any cheeseburger, a juicy, mouthwatering Dave's Single, made with fresh, never frozen beef*, found only at Wendy's. Get it while it's hot!

WHEN: Saturday, September 8 – Sunday, September 30

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Sep 11 8:08 AM, General News


The Wendy's Company Sells Ownership Interest in Inspire Brands for $450 Million

Sale Proceeds Expected to Provide Company Flexibility to Invest in Future Growth; Board of Directors Approves New $100 Million Share Repurchase Authorization

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) announced today that it has accepted an offer from Inspire Brands (Owner of Arby's®, Buffalo Wild Wings®, and R Taco®) to sell its 12.3% ownership interest in the company back to Inspire Brands for $450 million. The agreement was approved by The Wendy's Company Board of Directors and represents a 38% premium on the Wendy's Company's previous valuation of the investment.

"The sale of our stake in Inspire Brands for $450 million is a great return on this investment for our shareholders," said Nelson Peltz, Chairman of the Board of Directors. "Over the past seven years, Wendy's and its shareholders have benefitted from more than $100 million in distributions and the monetization of this investment carries a 38 percent premium over its most recent valuation....

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Aug 17 8:00 AM, General News




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