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Just Dunkin': Dunkin' Donuts to Change Its Name

U.S. News

The change will officially take place in January, when the new name will start appearing on napkins, boxes and signs at its U.S. stores. The name change will eventually be adopted by international stores.


Alexa can order Dunkin' Donuts upon request

Engadget

Dunkin' Donuts wants to be an even bigger part of your morning routine. The bakery chain is adding voice-ordering via Alexa to its futuristic repertoire. Assuming you're a DD Perks Rewards member and have linked the mobile app with Amazon, you can place your order right after your flash briefing each morning and grab it on your commute. It all sounds pretty simple too. Start by saying, "Alexa, order from Dunkin' Donuts" and then pick from your favorite orders stored within the Dunkin' app.


After Math: The New York AG sues Dunkin Donuts over hacking charges

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The New York State Attorneys General office is suing Dunkin Donuts over the fact that thousands of the chain's customers have had their private information improperly accessed. Somehow that's not even the third craziest thing I'm about to tell you. Look, it's been a busy week. Need to take a break from the phrenetic action of modern first-person shooters, maybe go back to the simpler days where your all troubles could be solved with a simple axe cleaving? You, my friend, are in luck because the adventures of Kratos, the OG of DOA, are currently available for just $20 through the Playstation Store.


How To Get Free Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Near You Without Coupons

International Business Times

It might be a sad summer for some Dunkin' Donuts (Nasdaq: DNKN) lovers after the coffee and doughnut chain said goodbye to the Coffee Coolatta, a sweet frozen beverage with a dose of caffeine. The company discontinued the drink in March and is replacing it with the Frozen Dunkin' Coffee, which is essentially a revamped version of the Coffee Coolatta. To get everyone on board, Dunkin' launched a campaign: Free tastes of the Frozen Dunkin' Coffee on Friday from 10-2 p.m. EDT. All customers have to do is enter a DD. READ: Waze Adds Ability To Place Orders At Dunkin' Donuts Before Pickup They added: "Our NEW energizing Frozen Dunkin' Coffee is smooth, creamy and full of real Dunkin' flavor -- making it the perfect way to cool off."


Dunkin' Taking on Starbucks by Adding Espresso to Its Menu

U.S. News

"Espresso is one of the fastest growing coffee categories, particularly among younger consumers, and with our coffee credentials we believe we have a tremendous opportunity to improve our awareness and credibility among espresso drinkers," Dunkin's Chief Marketing Officer Tony Weisman said in a company statement.