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AMC and Cinnabon Team Up for the Third Season of "Better Call Saul"

AMC and Cinnabon Team Up for the Third Season of “Better Call Saul”

Cinnabon calls upon fans to unlock an exclusive sneak preview; celebrates with giveaway on April 10 Cinnabon Bakery Manager Gene is back in Omaha, Nebraska for the third season of the hit AMC show, Better Call Saul. In the first episode of the new season, airing on Monday, April 10 […]

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Cinnabon Celebrates Successful Year for Franchise Sales in 2015

Cinnabon Celebrates Successful Year for Franchise Sales in 2015

Award-Winning Bakery Franchise Announces Expansion Plans and Priority Markets for 2016 Cinnabon, one of the world’s most beloved and irresistible brands, finished 2015 with $143 million in U.S. system-wide sales. While multi-channel growth and international expansion remain key drivers for the brand globally, the company’s domestic success is also being […]

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How Kat Cole Became Successful

How Kat Cole Became Successful

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Kat Cole, Group President of Focus Brands, Discusses Higher Wages

Kat Cole, Group President of Focus Brands, Discusses Higher Wages

Kat Cole, Group President of Focus Brands, says “there is also a capitalist argument to be made for higher wages,” but notes “the answer is not $15/hour tomorrow.”

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Restaurant People Report 3/09/15

Restaurant People Report 3/09/15

East Coast Wings & Grill recently named Stacey Kane as Vice President of Marketing. With more than 20 years of experience working with and building multi-unit restaurant chains, some of Kane’s previous positions in the industry include Global Director of Buzz at AmRest Restaurants and Vice President of Marketing at […]

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World Famous Cinnabon is Rolling in a New Leader

World Famous Cinnabon is Rolling in a New Leader

Joe Guith promoted to Cinnabon President, Kat Cole promoted to Group President, FOCUS Brands Joe Guith, Chief Operating Officer for Cinnabon, Inc., has been promoted to President of Cinnabon. Joe will continue to build on the strong momentum created by his popular predecessor, Kat Cole. In a statement, Guith shared, […]

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Cinnabon Opens Milestone 100th Bakery through Pilot Flying J Partnership

Maker of World Famous Cinnamon Rolls Gains Popularity in Travel Centers Cinnabon, Inc. this month celebrated the 100th opening with Pilot Flying J, a partnership that has fueled the fast growth of the bakery leader in travel centers and plazas across the country. The 100th bakery opened Aug. 1, at […]

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Restaurant News Bites: Panera, Chipotle, Cinnabon, Red Lobster

Panera’s CEO: We Are Changing The Fast Food Industry, Again In the 1980s, Ron Shaich changed the industry by introducing a new fast food business model, which included handmade artisan food served in a pleasant dining environment.  Panera Bread turned into a popular franchise chain with more than 1800 stores […]

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Cinnabon Reaches 1,000th Bakery Milestone

Cinnabon is on a roll. The iconic brand is returning to its roots in Washington to celebrate the opening of its 1,000th bakery this week. In 1985, Cinnabon, Inc. opened the doors of its first bakery in the Sea Tac Mall in Federal Way, a suburb of Seattle, Wash. Now, […]

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How Kat Cole Turned Cinnabon Into A $1 Billion Brand

Kat Cole, 34, got an unlikely start in the food industry. While in high school in Jacksonville, Fla., she worked part-time as a Hooters girl, serving beer and chicken wings in those tiny orange shorts. At age 19, she got a once-in-lifetime opportunity to help the restaurant chain expand internationally. […]

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