"This One's On Us." Tim Hortons Spreads Holiday Cheer with Random Cups of
Thousands of random guests at Tims Hortons restaurants across Canada to be
surprised with free orders from December 18 to December 22.
OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - The best gifts are the ones you get when
you least expect them. So, Tim Hortons wants to help make "the most wonderful
time of the year" even merrier with Random Cups of Kindness. Beginning
today, through to Saturday, December 22, thousands of randomly selected guests
at more than 3,000 participating restaurants across the country will receive
their order for free.
"At Tim Hortons we have the honour of serving millions of guests each and
every day," says David Clanachan, COO, Tim Hortons. "With the hustle and
bustle of the season upon us, we thought this would be the perfect time to
show our appreciation and randomly surprise many of our loyal guests with a
When the randomly selected guests are served, they will be handed a red
bracelet as a memento. They are also being encouraged to share their
experiences on Twitter using the hashtag, #randomcupsofkindness, or to post
their experiences and photos on the Tim Hortons Facebook page
"Our guests regularly connect with us in a variety of different environments,
whether online at home, in restaurants or on-the-go with smart phones," says
Clanachan. "They place orders, share experiences and give us great feedback.
We want to thank them all and share Random Cups of Kindness with as many as we
With that in mind, the fun of Random Cups of Kindness is also being extended
online. Each day during the five-day campaign, 100 Canadians who mention Tim
Hortons in their Tweets will be randomly selected and surprised with a Tim
The Tim Hortons Random Cups of Kindness program is also being carried out
across more than 300 participating U.S. restaurant locations.
ABOUT TIM HORTONS INC.
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains inNorth
Americabased on market capitalization, and the largest inCanada. Operating
in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals
to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee,
espresso-based hot and cold specialty drinks including lattes, cappuccinos and
espresso shots, specialty teas, fruit smoothies, home-style soups, fresh
Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, hot breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked
goods, including our trademark donuts. As ofSeptember 30th, 2012, Tim
Hortons had 4,138 system-wide restaurants, including 3,365 inCanada, 755 in
theUnited Statesand 18 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information
about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com. FollowTim Hortons on
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spreading holiday cheer with Random Cups of Kindness at more than 3,000
participating restaurants across Canada. Thousands of randomly selected guests
will be surprised with a free order. (CNW Group/Tim Hortons Inc.)". Image
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