Dunkin’ Donuts, Domino’s lead junk food revival


BLOOMBERG: Domino’s and Dunkin’ Donuts exceeded analysts expectations in the first quarter.

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BLOOMBERG: Domino’s and Dunkin’ Donuts exceeded analysts expectations in the first quarter.

Dunkin Donuts’ U.S. same-store sales rose 2.7 percent, and Domino’s posted a 15 percent increase at domestic locations.

The gains were fueled partly by new foods that don’t exactly court health-conscious diners. Dunkin’ said croissant doughnuts helped drive first-quarter sales, while Domino’s cited its breaded chicken bites smothered in pizza toppings.

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