16 Facts About Arby's


Arby's is the flagship property of Inspire Brands, the renamed Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc .

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The famous Arby's "hat" was designed by the original sign makers, Peskin Sign Co.

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In 2002, Arby's returned to operating restaurants by purchasing the second largest Arby's franchisee, Sybra Inc, with 293 locations out of bankruptcy outbidding RTM so as to prevent RTM from becoming too large.

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Only American military personnel and some of their guests can patronize the Arby's locations situated on the military bases and operated by the Post Exchange.

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In February 2017, Arby's reported that they were investigating a malware attack on its payment card system that had targeted thousands of customers' credit and debit cards.

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In September 2017, Arby's returned to Kuwait for the first time in two decades by the opening of an Arby's franchise in Jabriya by Kharafi Global.

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In November 2017, Arby's announced it had negotiated a purchase for the restaurant chain Buffalo Wild Wings for $2.

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In October 2018, Arby's expanded into the North African country of Egypt by opening three restaurants in the capital city of Cairo with the help of local franchise partner Vantage Egypt Tourism and Entertainment.

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The one exception was the Arby's located at Youngstown State University, because the university had its own separate contract with Coca-Cola for other university purposes, particularly the athletic department.

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Arby's promoted their announcement by breaking two Guinness World Records.

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Two years earlier, Arby's tried to sell a similar product called the Mighty Minis that were sold in pairs.

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In late August 2016, Arby's introduced four chicken sandwiches that used a buttermilk-based breaded breast filet.

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Arby's debuted a new sandwich known as Smokehouse Pork Belly Sandwich in October 2016.

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In October 2016, word leaked through social media that Arby's was about to test a venison sandwich, which Arby's confirmed, selecting 17 stores in Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Wisconsin to offer it during a four-day test during those states' respective hunting seasons.

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In September 2017, Arby's introduced the Chicken Pepperoni Parm sandwich, their version of a chicken parmigiana sandwich which contains pepperoni slices.

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In October 2017, Arby's announced that three locations in Colorado, Montana, and Wyoming will offer an elk sandwich for a limited time.

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