It's Official! Dunkin' Donuts, the 68-year-old iconic coffee and donut company, is getting ready for a major makeover and a permanent name change which has DD lovers freaking out.

According to the USA Today, Dunkin' is ditching Donuts from its iconic name and will re-brand itself as just simply Dunkin'.  Donuts will still be a staple of the coffee giants main menu. DD sells over 2.9 billion donuts and munchkins on a yearly basis.

The DD name change will take place at stores and on merchandise starting in January 2019.

According to Business Insider, the name change first happened at over 20 Dunkin' stores nationwide and 30 stores based close to Boston. The DD corporate headquarters are based in Canton, Massachusetts.

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