Krispy Kreme is a chain of doughnut stores. Its parent company is Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD), based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States.
Krispy Kreme sells doughnuts, among them glazed doughnuts, served warm. Krispy Kreme doughnuts are sold in supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, gas stations, Wal-Mart and Target stores in the US; Loblaws supermarkets and Petro-Canada gas stations in Canada; Woolworths supermarkets in Australia, and Tesco supermarkets, Tesco Extra and Moto service stations in the UK.
The company’s growth was steady prior to its initial public offering but profits have decreased in recent quarters.