Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc. To Ring NYSE Closing Bell(R)



    ATLANTA and DUBLIN, Ohio, Oct. 2 /CNW/ -- Wendy's/Arby's Group Inc.
(NYSE:   WEN), the parent company of Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. and Wendy's
International, Inc., announced that Roland Smith, President and Chief
Executive Officer, will ring The Closing Bell(R) at the New York Stock
Exchange ("NYSE") at the conclusion of today's trading.
    
    (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081002/CLTH028LOGO )
    
    Mr. Smith will be joined on the podium by Stephen Hare, Senior Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer; David Karam, President of Wendy's
International, Inc.; Thomas Garrett, President and CEO of Arby's Restaurant
Group, Inc. and other senior executives and franchisees.
    Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. began trading on the NYSE under the symbol
"WEN" on September 30, 2008 following the completion of the merger between
Triarc Companies, Inc. and Wendy's International, Inc.
    
    About Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc.
    
    Wendy's/Arby's Group, Inc. is the third largest quick-service restaurant
company in the United States and is the franchisor of the Wendy's(R) and
Arby's(R) restaurant systems.  The combined restaurant systems include more
than 10,000 restaurants in 50 states and 21 countries worldwide. To learn more
about Wendy's/Arby's, please visit the company's web site at
www.wendysarbys.com.




For further information:

For further information: Analysts - Financial Media, John Barker,
+1-614-764-3044, john_barker@wendys.com, or Analysts, Kay Sharpton,
+1-678-514-5292, ksharpton@wendysarbys.com, or Media - Wendy's brand, Denny
Lynch, +1-614-764-3553, denny_lynch@wendys.com, or Media - Arby's brand, John
Gray, +1-678-514-4500, jgray@arbys.com, all for Wendy's-Arby's Group, Inc. Web
Site: http://www.wendysarbys.com

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