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Inspire Brands Foundation Launches $1 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund

Inspire Brands Foundation Launches $1 Million COVID-19 Relief Fund

The Inspire Brands Foundation, the charitable arm of Inspire Brands, is proud to announce the launch of a $1 million COVID-19 relief fund dedicated to supporting childhood hunger and restaurant industry relief efforts. The initial disbursement from the fund is a $100,000 grant from the Arby’s Foundation, a division of […]

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SONIC Drive-In sizes up with the Biggie Cheese

SONIC Drive-In sizes up with the Biggie Cheese

SONIC Drive-In is beefing up the menu with the Biggie Cheese, a new cheeseburger piled high with double the beef and triple the cheese to prove that size does matter when it come to satisfying those savory cravings. Available for just $4.99*, the Biggie Cheese is made with two juicy […]

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SONIC's New BBLT is Bringing Home the Bacon, and Then Some

SONIC’s New BBLT is Bringing Home the Bacon, and Then Some

All that matters is the B in BLT, so America’s Drive-In adds 50-percent more to this classic There’s never too much of a good thing when it comes to bacon. That’s why SONIC Drive-In added a twist to an iconic favorite to create the BBLT, a glorious sandwich with so […]

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Inspire Brands Completes Acquisition of Sonic Corp.

Inspire Brands Completes Acquisition of Sonic Corp.

Inspire Brands, Inc. has announced the completion of its $2.3 billion acquisition of Sonic Corp. With the acquisition of Sonic, Inspire now encompasses more than 8,300 restaurants and generates annual systemwide sales in excess of $12 billion, making it the fifth-largest restaurant company in the United States. In addition to […]

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Sonic to be Acquired by Inspire Brands for $2.3 Billion

Sonic to be Acquired by Inspire Brands for $2.3 Billion

Sonic Corp. and Inspire Brands, Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Inspire will acquire Sonic for $43.50 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $2.3 billion including the assumption of Sonic’s net debt. Inspire is a multi-brand restaurant company whose portfolio includes more […]

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SONIC Bolsters Leadership Team with Executive Announcement

SONIC Bolsters Leadership Team with Executive Announcement

Advancements include four promotions and two new hires SONIC Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) announced five new appointments to its officer ranks, including: Christie Hale as vice president of internal audit, Johnny Jones as vice president of development, Matt Schein as vice president of operations systems and services, Craig Tomlin as vice president and legal […]

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Sarah Tienda Named Vice President of Operations for Let's Shake, LLC

Sarah Tienda Named Vice President of Operations for Let’s Shake, LLC

In an announcement made earlier today, Sarah Tienda has been named vice president of operations for Let’s Shake, LLC, an affiliate of SSCP Management, Inc. and licensed franchisee that owns and operates more than 50 SONIC drive-ins in the San Antonio area.  In her new role, Tienda will be responsible […]

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Sonic Appoints Chief Brand Officer

Sonic Appoints Chief Brand Officer

Board of Directors approves increase to dividend program Sonic Corp., the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced the appointment of Jose A. Dueñas as executive vice president and chief brand officer. Dueñas will be responsible for the end-to-end customer experience including marketing and culinary innovation, digital strategy, consumer […]

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SONIC's New Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich Sauces Up Chicken Lineup

SONIC’s New Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich Sauces Up Chicken Lineup

America’s Drive-In adds on to innovative menu SONIC Drive-In is adding to its robust chicken lineup with the introduction of the all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich featuring an innovative blend of bold flavors to a guest favorite. SONIC’s Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich features a flavor-loaded, quality chicken sandwich “dunked” in […]

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Back by Popular Demand, SONIC Welcomes Pretzel Dogs to Hot Dog Lineup

Back by Popular Demand, SONIC Welcomes Pretzel Dogs to Hot Dog Lineup

America’s Drive-In Tempts Guests with a Twist to a Classic SONIC Drive-In is bringing back a fun twist on everyone’s favorite summertime snack by reintroducing two delicious Pretzel Dogs for a limited time. With one bite, fans will remember why Pretzel Dogs make the perfect go-to snack or a craveable […]

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SONIC Refranchising Initiative Adds New Franchisee to System

SONIC Refranchising Initiative Adds New Franchisee to System

Multi-concept franchisee, Let’s Shake, buys San Antonio drive-ins Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced multi-brand franchise organization Let’s Shake, led by restaurant industry veteran Sunil Dharod, purchased 53 SONIC Drive-Ins as part of the brand’s previously announced refranchising initiative. Dharod, a Dallas businessman and […]

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Sonic Chief Marketing Officer Departs

Sonic Chief Marketing Officer Departs

Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that Todd Smith, president and chief marketing officer, will resign from the position effective March 9, 2017. Smith will serve in a transition role through that date and then will pursue an entrepreneurial opportunity outside of the quick-service […]

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Sonic Taps Company Veteran to Lead Company-Owned Restaurants

Sonic Taps Company Veteran to Lead Company-Owned Restaurants

Christina Bell Vaughan Appointed President of Sonic Restaurants, Inc. Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced the appointment of Christina Bell Vaughan as president of Sonic Restaurants, Inc. (SRI), the company’s wholly owned subsidiary of drive-in restaurants. Vaughan is a 15-year veteran of SONIC, joining […]

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SONIC Adds a Variety of Snackable Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with New Lil' Grillers

SONIC Adds a Variety of Snackable Grilled Cheese Sandwiches with New Lil’ Grillers

America’s Drive-In continues snackable innovation at great value SONIC Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is the ultimate Grilled Cheese destination with the introduction of Lil’ Grillers, an innovative way to enjoy timeless comfort food. Fun-sized and bursting with the savory flavor of classic grilled cheese, SONIC’s Lil’ Grillers make for an irresistible […]

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