Krispy Kreme celebrates the opening of its 1,000th store by giving one free original glazed doughnut to the first 1,000 customers at participating stores. CEO Tony Thompson:
We are looking forward to sharing this joyful occasion with the millions of fans who enjoy our products in countries around the world.
Krispy Kreme issues an apology after a store located in Hull, England uses “KKK Wednesday” to advertise its Krispy Kreme Klub promotion.
We do believe this was a completely unintentional oversight on the part of our longtime franchise partners in the U.K. We are truly sorry for any inconvenience or offense this misstep may have caused our fans.
One of Krispy Kreme’s founders, Rudolph, dies at age 95. Rudolph’s daughter, Joyce Cope:
He was a very caring, family-oriented man