The Wendy’s Company is one of the leading fast-food chain corporations in the world. It is based in Dublin, Ohio, USA.
The company operates the hamburger fast food chain “Wendy’s”, the cinnamon roll chain “T.J. Cinnamons”, and is a minority owner of the Arby’s sandwich chain.
The first Wendy’s restaurant opened in 1969 in Columbus, Ohio
The Wendy’s Company currently operates 6,500 franchise and Company restaurants in the U.S. and 27 other countries and U.S. territories worldwide.
The company used to be Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc until it sold its majority stake in the Arby’s chain to Roark Capital Group in 2011 – becoming a minority owner – and changing its name to The Wendy’s Company.
The Wendy’s Company publicly trades shares on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the symbol “WEN”.
- Industry: Restaurants
- Type: Public
- Listed on NASDAQ
- Stock symbol: WEN
- Headquarters: 1 Dave Thomas Blvd, Dublin, Ohio, USA
- Employees: 42,800 (approximately)
- Website: http://www.aboutwendys.com/
- Over 40,000 locations