Krispy Kreme to Webcast First Quarter Results on May 16, 2001

Apr 16, 2001, 01:00 ET from Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire/ --
     Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (Nasdaq:   KREM) today announced that it will
 broadcast its first quarter earnings call via the Internet on Wednesday,
 May 16, 2001.
     Scott Livengood, the company's Chairman, President and CEO, John Tate,
 Chief Financial Officer and President of KKM&D, and Michelle Parman, Senior
 Vice President Corporate Development will discuss the financial results for
 the first quarter ending April 29, 2001.
     A news release outlining the financial results will be publicly
 distributed prior to the call early on Wednesday morning.  The call will begin
 at 9:00 a.m. EST and will last for approximately one hour.
     Investors have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live on
 the Internet at www.krispykreme.com.  To listen, please go to the web site at
 least fifteen minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary
 audio software.  A replay will also be available shortly after the call.
     The 63-year-old North Carolina-based company is a leading branded
 specialty retailer of premium quality doughnuts, including the company's
 signature Hot Original Glazed.  Krispy Kreme currently operates 180 stores in
 29 states.
     Krispy Kreme can be found on the World Wide Web at www.krispykreme.com.
 
     Information contained in this press release, other than historical
 information, may be considered forward-looking in nature and is subject to
 various risks, uncertainties and assumptions.  Should one or more of these
 risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove
 incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated,
 estimated or expected.  Among the key factors that may have a direct bearing
 on Krispy Kreme's operating results, performance or financial condition are
 its dependence on franchisees to execute its store expansion strategy, supply
 issues, competition and numerous other factors discussed in Krispy Kreme's
 periodic reports, proxy statement and other information statements filed with
 the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 

SOURCE Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., April 16 /PRNewswire/ --
     Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (Nasdaq:   KREM) today announced that it will
 broadcast its first quarter earnings call via the Internet on Wednesday,
 May 16, 2001.
     Scott Livengood, the company's Chairman, President and CEO, John Tate,
 Chief Financial Officer and President of KKM&D, and Michelle Parman, Senior
 Vice President Corporate Development will discuss the financial results for
 the first quarter ending April 29, 2001.
     A news release outlining the financial results will be publicly
 distributed prior to the call early on Wednesday morning.  The call will begin
 at 9:00 a.m. EST and will last for approximately one hour.
     Investors have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live on
 the Internet at www.krispykreme.com.  To listen, please go to the web site at
 least fifteen minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary
 audio software.  A replay will also be available shortly after the call.
     The 63-year-old North Carolina-based company is a leading branded
 specialty retailer of premium quality doughnuts, including the company's
 signature Hot Original Glazed.  Krispy Kreme currently operates 180 stores in
 29 states.
     Krispy Kreme can be found on the World Wide Web at www.krispykreme.com.
 
     Information contained in this press release, other than historical
 information, may be considered forward-looking in nature and is subject to
 various risks, uncertainties and assumptions.  Should one or more of these
 risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove
 incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated,
 estimated or expected.  Among the key factors that may have a direct bearing
 on Krispy Kreme's operating results, performance or financial condition are
 its dependence on franchisees to execute its store expansion strategy, supply
 issues, competition and numerous other factors discussed in Krispy Kreme's
 periodic reports, proxy statement and other information statements filed with
 the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
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