Krispy Kreme or Shipley: Which doughnut shop is Houston’s favorite?

In a press release from the Winston-Salem, North Carolina based franchise, Chief Marketing Officer, Jackie Woodward said the Krispy Kreme’s 80th is a big milestone. If you buy a dozen doughnuts on Friday, you can get a second dozen of original glazed for 80 cents.The retired National Basketball Association star, who owns a Krispy Kreme in Atlanta, handed doughnuts in New York’s Time Square Thursday, according to several news reports. This special is available at participating locations across the United States and throughout Canada, Friday only.Krispy Kreme operates seven stores in the Charlotte region, according to its website.Triangle doughnut lovers are lining up for a sweet deal.Shaquille O’Neal is the ultimate Krispy Kreme fan. Krispy Kreme doughnuts can be found in approximately 12,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S. The Company has more than 1,300 retail shops in 31 countries.