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• Dunkin’ Donuts announced that it plans to begin testing a streamlined menu in some 200 US stores, eliminating less popular items in an effort to be more efficient.

CEO/chairman Nigel Travis said during a recent earnings call that Dunkin' Donuts wants "to get a little leaner to run faster."

• Dollar General announced that it has expanded its presence into its 44th state with its newest store in Hankinson, North Dakota. Another six stores are expected to be opened by the company in the state over the next few months.
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