DONUTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DONUTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Dunkin’ pushing cashiers to ‘upsell’ in afternoons http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58221346-79/dunkin-customers-travis-afternoon.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58221346-79/dunkin-customers-travis-afternoon.html.csp">Dunkin’ pushing cashiers to ‘upsell’ in afternoons</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T15:22:02.211-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 03:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • If an iced coffee from Dunkin’ Donuts is part of your afternoon routine, expect a nudge to buy a cookie or doughnut you didn’t plan on. Dunkin’ Brands CEO Nigel Travis said in a phone interview Thursday that the company is pushing to get its cashiers to “upsell” to afternoon customers. It’s part of an effort to increase sales after stores have emptied out after the morning rush. In the afternoon, customers who do come in are mostly just searching for a drink. Upselling of this kind — ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58221346@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:22:02 MDT Mmm... a history of donuts on National Donut Day http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58035808-226/donut-donuts-iframe-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsinternet/58035808-226/donut-donuts-iframe-com.html.csp">Mmm... a history of donuts on National Donut Day</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-06T07:44:02.977-06:00">Updated Jun 6, 2014 07:44AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">&lt;freeform&gt; The donut: a relief in dark times that evolved into a pop culture icon. On this National Donut Day, among the hole-iest of days, let’s all take a moment while we devour our deep-fried delights to learn something new about the American staple. Where do donuts come from? The fried treat has an origin story messier than a crumb donut. Depending on whom you ask, the donut originated here, among the prehistoric tribes – or, the Dutch brought an early version of the snack to America...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58035808@www.sltrib.com Fri, 06 Jun 2014 07:44:02 MDT