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Dec 17, 2014, 16:01 ET
The Wendy's Company is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit aboutwendys.com or wendys.com.

The Wendy's Company Elevates Executive Leadership Assignments To Drive Growth And Development

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today announced several changes to executive assignments among members of the current Senior Leadership Team. The...

Dec 12, 2014, 22:56 ET
Wendy's named Lauren Van Vlierbergen of Algonquin, IL, and Nolan Henry of Camas, WA, as the National Winners of the 21stannual Wendy's High School Heisman Award, which recognizes high school seniors who excel in sports, academics and community involvement. Nolan and Lauren will each receive a $10,000 donation to their high school, a crystal Wendy's High School Heisman trophy and will appear on the ESPN national telecast of the collegiate Heisman Memorial Trophy presentation.

21st Annual Wendy's High School Heisman Award Winners Announced

Lauren Van Vlierbergen of Algonquin, IL and Nolan Henry of Camas, WA, were honored this evening as National Winners of the 21st annual...

Nov 17, 2014, 10:17 ET
The return of Wendy's Bacon Portabella Melt on Brioche is giving a reason to treat yourself to a little indulgence. Available for a limited-time, each Wendy's Bacon Portabella Melt on Brioche features a hot quarter-pound of fresh, never-frozen North American beef hamburger patty, savory sauted portabella mushrooms, a slice of American cheese and crisp, thick-cut Applewood Smoked Bacon, all drenched in a rich, warm cheddar cheese sauce and served on a toasted brioche bun.

You've Earned It: Reward Yourself with Wendy's Bacon Portabella Melt on Brioche

While the time of year for giving and thanking is upon us, there's always a reason to treat yourself to a little indulgence. Cheeseburger...

Nov 12, 2014, 10:30 ET
The Wendy's High School Heisman Award.

Wendy's Names Twelve Outstanding Student-Athletes As National Finalists For The 2014 Wendy's High School Heisman Award

 The race to Wendy's® High School Heisman® Award is almost over! Twelve exceptional high school seniors were recently named National...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:07 ET
The Wendy's High School Heisman Award.

Wendy's High School Heisman Announces State Winners In Midwest Region

Wendy's® High School Heisman® Program announced the names of the male and female high school student-athletes from the Midwest region as...

Nov 10, 2014, 10:03 ET
The Wendy's High School Heisman Award.

Wendy's High School Heisman Announces State Winners In Southwest Region

 Wendy's® High School Heisman® Program announced the names of the male and female high school student-athletes from the Southwest...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:55 ET
The Wendy's High School Heisman Award.

Wendy's High School Heisman Announces State Winners In Southeast Region

Wendy's® High School Heisman® Program announced the names of the male and female high school student-athletes from the Southeast region...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:48 ET
The Wendy's High School Heisman Award.

Wendy's High School Heisman Announces State Winners In Northeast Region

Wendy's® High School Heisman® Program announced the names of the male and female high school student-athletes from the Northeast region...

Nov 06, 2014, 07:00 ET
The Wendy's Company is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit aboutwendys.com or wendys.com.

The Wendy's Company Reports 2014 Third-Quarter Results

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today reported unaudited results for the third quarter ended September 28, 2014. The Company also announced a...

Oct 08, 2014, 16:15 ET
The Wendy's Company is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit aboutwendys.com or wendys.com.   (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

The Wendy's Company to Report 2014 Third-Quarter Results on November 6

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) will release its third-quarter 2014 results before the market opens on Thursday, November 6. A conference call...

Oct 07, 2014, 15:29 ET
On October 8, Wendy's will host the first-ever, 24-hour barbecue-themed Tweet-a-Thon to raise awareness on the barbecue inaccessibility cause in celebration of Wendy's new BBQ Pulled Pork menu. Actor and dancer Alfonso Ribeiro will join Wendy's to help host the Tweet-a-Thon and ask fans to get involved in the barbecue cause on Twitter using #BBQ4merica hashtag to help Wendy's meet hourly goals and unlock surprises, such as celebrity cameos and giveaways. (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

Wendy's Hosts a 24-Hour Tweet-a-Thon To Raise Awareness Of Barbecue Inaccessibility

WHAT:             Wendy's® is hosting the first-ever, 24-hour barbecue-themed...

Oct 06, 2014, 08:30 ET
The Wendy's High School Heisman Award. (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

Cross the Finish Line: Complete Your Wendy's High School Heisman Award Application Today!

 Class of 2015: Don't let a case of senioritis prevent you from receiving well-deserved academic and athletic recognition. Apply today for the...

Sep 29, 2014, 12:22 ET
Actor and dancer Alfonso Ribeiro, pro wrestling Hall of Famer Steve Austin, and actor and filmmaker Ralph Macchio join Wendy's in the effort to spread the news that good barbecue is now available to everyone with Wendy's new BBQ Pulled Pork offerings. As part of Wendy's new #BBQ4Merica campaign, celebrity spokespersons Ribeiro, Austin and Macchio united to create a series of humorous PSA style videos launching today. (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

Pulled Pork for the People: Join Wendy's #BBQ4Merica Campaign to Help Bring Good Barbecue to All

 Miami Beach, Cape Cod, Malibu: just a few of the geographically underprivileged places where millions of Americans don't have easy access to...

Sep 25, 2014, 09:43 ET
Wendy's is giving America the barbecue it deserves with three new BBQ Pulled Pork offerings - BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, BBQ Pulled Pork Cheeseburger and BBQ Pulled Pork Cheese Fries. The new BBQ Pulled Pork offerings, available for a limited-time, feature shredded hickory-smoked pulled pork and come with the choice of three custom-crafted sauces to fit consumers' own personal barbecue style: sweet, smoky or spicy. (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

BBQ Lovers, Rejoice! Wendy's Takes Inspiration from Local Barbecue Spots with BBQ Pulled Pork Debut

 Those who live outside the traditional "Barbecue Belt" of the United States have long been deprived of an abundance of quality barbecue, but...

Sep 15, 2014, 08:30 ET
Wendy's is giving consumers the opportunity to give back this fall by purchasing a $1 Halloween Coupon book filled with free Jr. Frosty(TM) coupons - marking the first year Wendy's has rolled out the coupon book nationally. The Halloween Coupon book will be available for purchase until October 31 at participating Wendy's. (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

Wendy's® Frosty Fans Can "Trick or Treat" It Forward This Fall

 Wendy's® is making Halloween and giving back so much "cooler" this year with a first-ever nationwide expansion of its popular Halloween...

Sep 03, 2014, 08:30 ET
The Wendy's High School Heisman Award. (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

High School Seniors: Apply Now to Become a Part of Heisman History

 A new school year means another chance for high school seniors to apply for the Wendy's® High School Heisman® Award.  High...

Aug 21, 2014, 08:30 ET
Available for a limited-time, Wendy’s new Smoked Gouda Chicken on Brioche is packed with flavor, including a thick, creamy Dijon aioli with a tangy mustard finish paired with smoky, mild and rich Gouda cheese. The sandwich also features a sweet caramelized onion sauce made from pureed caramelized onions. A warm, lightly breaded chicken breast is topped with sliced red onions and fresh spring mix, served on a toasted brioche bun.

Wendy's Offers Consumers "The Gouda Life" with the New Smoked Gouda Chicken on Brioche

Wendy's® is inviting consumers to get a taste of "The Gouda Life" – a world filled with exquisite tastes and posh provisions...

Aug 13, 2014, 15:18 ET
Wendy's released its final #PretzelLoveSongs music video this week announcing the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger will join Wendy's menu as Combo No. 11. All summer long, Wendy's asked fans to share their love of its pretzel bun using the hashtag #PretzelLoveSongs for a chance for their social media posts to appear as lyrics in a series of over-the-top music videos. (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy’s Company)

Wendy's Celebrates Fans' Pleas to Keep the Pretzel Flame Alive with Final #PretzelLoveSongs Music Video

 Wendy's® confirms its relationship status with the Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger through the final #PretzelLoveSongs music video.  And,...

Aug 07, 2014, 07:00 ET
The Wendy's Company is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit aboutwendys.com or wendys.com.   (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

The Wendy's Company reports 2014 second-quarter results and reaffirms 2014 outlook

 The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today reported unaudited results for the second quarter ended June 29, 2014. As part of its ongoing system...

Jul 31, 2014, 16:01 ET
The Wendy's Company is the world's third largest quick-service hamburger company. The Wendy's system includes more than 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the United States and 27 countries and U.S. territories worldwide. For more information, visit aboutwendys.com or wendys.com.   (PRNewsFoto/The Wendy's Company)

The Wendy's Company Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend Of $0.05 Per Share

 The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today announced the declaration of its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.05 per share, payable on...