Krispy Kreme to open 8 stores in Chicago area

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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- Krispy Kreme has announced plans to open eight new doughnut shops in the Chicago area.

"There's a high demand for Krispy Kreme in the greater Chicagoland area," said Patricia Perry, Krispy Kreme's Vice President, US Franchise Development. "We are excited to be able to partner with Chicagoland Restaurants, an experienced and passionate group that will do an outstanding job of bringing the joy of Krispy Kreme to people throughout the area."

Krispy Kreme said the stores will be located in downtown Chicago and throughout Cook County.

There's no word yet on when the new Krispy Kreme stores will open.