The Wendy’s/Arby’s Group has successfully sold the Arby’s chain to Roark Capital. The original company will be renamed The Wendy’s Company immediately. Roark Capital now owns over 20 franchise brands including Arby’s. The Wendy’s Company will retain a 18.5 common…

When McDonald’s opened its first Russian restaurant in Moscow’s Pushkin Square in 1990, you would have thought they were giving out the hamburgers for free. Despite frigid  February temperatures, Muscovites happily waited in line 10 hours to get a taste…

Who puts fresh strawberries and blueberries in a quick-service restaurant salad? Only Wendy’s — all summer long — and it’s a berry good idea! The new Berry Almond Chicken Salad is a fresh, innovative approach to salads that no other…

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN), the third largest quick-service restaurant company in the United States, has reported results for the first quarter ended April 3, 2011. Roland Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, stated: “First quarter adjusted EBITDA…

In years past, Americans have faced off in cola wars and burger battles, but few would have guessed that chicken salad could stir up a similar passion. Summer 2011 is poised to be the season of this sumptuous salad, and…

Wendy’s isn’t ready to cluck about its new chicken, but Columbus customers can try it for themselves. The Dublin-based chain has been gradually remaking its menu since its 2008 acquisition and conversion into Atlanta-based Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., rolling out everything…

The IRS has given Americans two extra days to complete their taxes, which means last-minute filers will be working furiously over the newly coined Tax Weekend. To provide these tax procrastinators with a little break, and to reward those lucky…

In a national taste test, consumers said Wendy’s new fries taste better than McDonald’s fries.  Specifically, 56% of consumers taking the test chose Wendy’s, McDonald’s received 39% and four percent had no preference. “We’re taking on the giant — McDonald’s…

April showers brought karaoke power to Times Square earlier this week, as a 125-person flash mob conducted a karaoke sing-along to Arby’s Restaurant Group’s new digital ad.  The video for Arby’s. It’s Good Mood Food., complete with lyrics and a…

“Want some fries with that?” At Wendy’s the answer increasingly seems to be yes, thanks to the chain replacing its thin and soggy french fries with a crisper, skin-on version flavored with sea salt. The fast feeder will keep the…

Parry Gripp, popular singer-songwriter well known for his original YouTube video jingles, is bringing his infectious music to Arby’s.  In celebration of Arby’s new advertising campaign, Arby’s. It’s Good Mood Food., Gripp has released a brand new video and theme…

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN), the third largest quick-service restaurant company in the United States, today reported results for the fourth quarter and year ended January 2, 2011. The Company had previously reported preliminary fourth quarter and full-year results as…

Wendy’s/Arby’s International, Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN), and Higa Industries Co., Ltd., a successful food importer and distributor based in Tokyo, today announced the signing of a joint venture agreement to develop and operate Wendy’s restaurants…

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. announced today the addition of a Market Fresh Chopped Side Salad to the menu as an alternative to fries in its combo meals, at no additional cost. The Chopped Side Salad is currently available at company-owned…

Wendy’s International, Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEN), today announced the signing of a long-term agreement with Wenphil Corporation to significantly expand Wendy’s brand presence in the Philippines. The new agreement with Wenphil – a Wendy’s franchisee since…

Wendy’s/Arby’s International Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE:WEN), today announced an agreement with Desarrollos Gastronomicos S.A. (DEGASA) to develop 50 Wendy’s restaurants in Argentina over the next 10 years, with the first location to open this year in…

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN), the third-largest quick-service restaurant company in the United States, today announced it is exploring strategic alternatives for Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., including a sale of the brand. UBS Investment Bank is assisting in the process.…

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN), the third largest quick-service restaurant company in the United States, today reported results for the third quarter ended October 3, 2010. Roland Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, stated: “The third quarter…

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. (NYSE: WEN), announced today the opening of its first Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) operated Arby’s restaurant at Ft. Bliss, TX. The restaurant is located in Freedom Crossing,…

Whether you’re feeling happy, daring, funny or sunny, the iconic, retro cool Mr. Men and Little Miss characters from the 70s have a way of capturing your mood.  Arby’s is bringing these lovable characters, including Mr. Happy and Little Miss…