Wingstop

How did Maybach Music Group CEO Rick Ross celebrate National Chicken Wing Day? He bought a Wingstop. Ross and Wingstop announced the platinum recording artist is now the owner of the Wingstop at 3656 W. Hillsboro Boulevard in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

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Seattle Seahawk Sidney Rice is using the off-season to earn his wings. The wide receiver has signed on with Wingstop, the 570-unit wing expert restaurant chain, to open five new locations in the Seattle-Tacoma area.

 

Former San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders cornerback Shawntae Spencer is teaming up with Wingstop to bring 15 restaurants to his hometown of Pittsburgh.

Spencer retired from the NFL earlier this year, but started contemplating his future beyond football while he was still playing.

Wingstop is expanding in Ohio. The 570-unit chicken wing chain has signed a four-store development agreement to grow its presence throughout the Cincinnati area.

The agreement is with Los Pollos Hermanos LLC, a group comprised of longtime business partners and Cincinnati residents Maurice...

Wingstop, the rapidly expanding wing chain with 570 locations, has landed its first restaurant in Jackson, Tennessee. The wing experts are now open and saucing and tossing made-to-order wings at 5 Stonebridge Place.

 

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Wingstop is expanding in North Carolina. The 570-unit chicken wing chain has signed a multiunit development agreement to open the first Wingstop restaurants in Charlotte, beginning with a location on N. Tryon Street this fall.

The new opening is thanks to father-daughter entrepreneurial...

Wingstop is off to another strong start in 2013, with same-store sales up 13 percent in the first quarter.

The 565-unit concept also opened 14 new restaurants and signed development agreements to result in an additional 70 locations, bringing the total pipeline of opening commitments to...

Wingstop recently appointed 20-year restaurant veteran Ted Leovich as its vice president of international operations to support the company’s international expansion.

Leovich is an industry expert and leader who specializes in global corporate and franchise operations and...

Wingstop is satisfying Chicago’s craving for wings with the opening of its newest restaurant. Located at 2240 South Cicero Ave. in Cicero, Illinois, this is the 21st Wingstop in the Chicago area.

Wingstop announced a multi-store development agreement to open its first restaurants in Southeast Asia.

The agreement with Abaavo Group Private Limited will bring 20 Wingstop locations to Singapore.

“This agreement is a huge milestone for our international development,...

Wingstop is expanding in Indiana. The 550-unit chicken wing chain signed a 12-store development agreement to grow its presence throughout the state.  

The agreement is thanks to longtime Indiana entrepreneur and businessman, Chintu Patel, who has been both a franchisor and franchisee...

Now that the NCAA tournament brackets are complete, Wingstop is adding to the excitement with an all-star offer for fans – the Wingstop Triple Double Pack, available at more than 550 Wingstop locations across the country.  

March 2013

Imagine a market of 173 million potential customers. Seventy-eight million of them are female (often the primary decision-maker in the family), 61 million are college students, and 29 million have an income of more than $100,000.

Seems like a no-brainer for operators, right?

Wingstop has landed in Columbus, Ohio. The 550-unit chicken wing chain has opened its first restaurant in the area and second in the state at 2836 Stelzer Road in Columbus.

Wingstop has appointed Doug Willmarth as its chief marketing officer, responsible for the 550-unit chain’s brand positioning, marketing strategy, and advertising execution.

February 2013

Now more than ever, quick-service executives are opening their eyes to the wealth of opportunity that lies beyond U.S. borders, realizing that abroad is where the growth is—and for good reason.

“Domestic is one country; international is every other country,” says Bob...

Four million pizzas. More than 1.2 billion wings. A whopping 325.5 million gallons of beer. These are just a few of the staggering statistics predicted for U.S. consumption this Super Bowl Sunday.

And quick serves—especially wings and pizza joints, which carry two Super Bowl must-...

Wingstop soared to new heights in 2012 – opening 57 new restaurants and achieving a record nine consecutive years of same store sales increases. The 550-unit concept’s same store sales for the fourth quarter increased 15.8 percent over the same quarter last year, and 13.7 percent for...