Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (Nasdaq: KREM) today announced that it will broadcast its second quarter earnings call via the Internet on Thursday, August 24, 2000.Scott Livengood, the company's Chairman, President and CEO, Paul Breitbach, Executive Vice President Finance, Administration and Support Operations and Michelle Parman, Senior Vice President Corporate Development, will discuss the financial results for the three months ended July 30, 2000.A news release outlining the financial results will be distributed prior to the call early on Thursday morning. The call will begin at 11:00 a.m. EST and will last for approximately one hour.Investors have the opportunity to listen to the conference call live on the Internet at To listen, please go to the web site at least fifteen minutes early to register, download, and install any necessary audio software. A replay will also be available shortly after the call.The 63-year-old North Carolina-based company is a leading branded specialty retailer of premium quality doughnuts, including the company's signature Hot Original Glazed. Krispy Kreme currently operates more than 150 stores in 27 states.Krispy Kreme can be found on the World Wide Web at