Feb 15, 2022 - Economy & Business

Tim Hortons sales up 10% following collab with Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber.

Justin Bieber appears onstage in February 2020 in New York City. Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images for MTV

Justin Bieber lifted beleaguered sales at Tim Hortons almost instantaneously.

Catch up quick: The Canadian-born entertainer collaborated with the Canadian restaurant chain for a limited run of donut holes in November

  • The company reported earnings today that showed just how much it needed that Bieber boost.

By the numbers: Sales grew 10.3% at locations at least a year old during the last three months of the year. 

  • The same period in 2020 saw sales fall 11%, CNN first noted.

What they’re saying: “I’m a Belieber,” José Cil, CEO of Tim Hortons’ parent company RBI, told investors Tuesday.

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