Retailers turn deaf ear to Kuroda's inflation pledge

Nov 25, 2016

Retailers turn deaf ear to Kuroda's inflation pledge

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While Gov. Haruhiko Kuroda’s vow to overshoot the Bank of Japan’s 2 percent inflation target caused a stir among monetary policy watchers in September, it’s yet to have an impact among retailers. Stores as diverse as supermarket operator Aeon, Mister Donut and Wal-Mart have ...

Jun 10, 2016

Duskin to buy Malaysian doughnut chain Big Apple

Duskin Co., operator of the U.S.-founded Mister Donut chain, said Thursday it will acquire Malaysian doughnut chain Big Apple Worldwide Holdings Sdn. Bhd. in December to expand its business in Southeast Asia. Duskin said it will buy a 90 percent stake in BAWH, which ...

Mister Donut to change recipes for first time in 42 years

Apr 10, 2013

Mister Donut to change recipes for first time in 42 years

Duskin Co., operator of the U.S.-founded Mister Donut chain, said Tuesday it will substantially change its donut recipes to help cope with sluggish sales, the first major change since 1971 when the chain debuted in Japan. Duskin said it will alter the recipe for ...

Mister Donut store serves bleach in water

Mar 25, 2013

Mister Donut store serves bleach in water

Bleach water used to disinfect a drinking water tank was mistakenly served at a Mister Donut store in Osaka last week, sickening some customers, parent Duskin Co. said. On Saturday, the company said a part-time worker at its store in Toyonaka, Osaka Prefecture, failed ...