| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:34 AM
Consumers tend to have a better time at fast-food chains such as Chick-fil-A and Subway than they do at many other types of companies, according to a new survey that rates customer experiences.
Research firm Temkin Group ranked more than 200 companies...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:24 AM
In a race to beat other retailers in sales growth, Under Armourmay not have won gold, but the athletic apparel brand secured fifth place - not bad out of a field of 100.
The Baltimore company was the fifth fastest growing retailer in the U.S. last year,...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. continues to get heat for its hiring practices, with the Securities and Exchange Commission and now federal prosecutors looking into the company.
Earlier this week, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia told the...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:25 PM
All it took for Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.’s stock to tumble 7% in less than five minutes was a recommendation to short from hedge fund manager David Einhorn.
The plunge was deep and immediate. The Greenlight Capital founder’s concerns about...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 2:08 PM
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. enjoyed double-digit increases in both its net income and revenue in its third quarter, but consider Wall Street unimpressed.
The burrito chain’s stock is tanking following its after-market earnings release, with...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Chipotle Mexican Grill will open the first West Coast branch of its ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen concept in Santa Monica in early 2013, the company said.
The nascent chain already has two locations -- one operating, one still under construction --...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Taco Bell is going gourmet.
The Irvine, Calif.- based fast food chain plans to roll out its new Cantina Bell menu to nearly all 5,600 locations on July 5, according to a story in Nation's Restaurant News. The menu was created by chef Lorena Garcia, who...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 8:53 AM
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., long a stock market darling, lost nearly a quarter of its market value in morning trading after failing to meet sales expectations for its second quarter.
For most other restaurant companies, watching revenue spike 21% to...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 12:31 PM
The restaurant industry’s royal line of succession has shifted, with Wendy’s usurping Burger King as the second-largest sales-getter behind McDonald’s.
In its annual ranking of U.S. restaurants, research group Technomic Inc. placed...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 9:53 PM
They're calling it a different spin on a tried-and-true concept.
Burrissimo Fresh Italian is a newly opened fast-casual restaurant in Costa Mesa with assembly-line service reminiscent of Chipotle Mexican Grill. But don't expect south-of-the-border-...
| Oct 20, 2011
Chipotle profit: Chipotle income jumps 25% in third quarter as it raises prices, gains customer traffic....