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Wingstop Signs NBA Great

2001-06-25 Wingstop has signed a development agreement with NBA retiree, Alton Lister, to open its first Arizona location.

Wingstop Location Opens

2001-03-08 On March 8, Wingstop Restaurants, Inc. opened its first Oklahoma City, Oklahoma location.

Deering Named Wingstop President

2001-02-26 Jim Deering was recently named president of Wingstop Restaurants, Inc.

Wingstop Awards Franchisee of the Year

2001-02-19 Charles Loflin, owner/operator of two Wingstop stores in San Antonio, Texas, will be presented with the 2000 Franchisee of the Year Award at the 41st annual International Franchise Association Convention.

Wingstop Announces Valentine's Openings

2001-02-14 The first in a series of seven new St. Louis Wingstop Restaurants opens February 14 in Breckenridge Hills, Missouri.

Wingstop Reports Record Sales in 2000

2001-02-05 Wingstop Restaurants announced growth statistics for 2000 that indicate that the company is on an accelerated track.

Wingstop Opens First Atlanta Location

2000-11-20 The first Atlanta Wingstop will open on November 27 from 4:00 p.m until midnight.

Wingstop Opens Its First Store in Atlanta

2000-11-20 Robbie Gauthier, Wingstop owner/operator, and his business partner, F. Lawrence Coleman, announced today that the first Atlanta Wingstop will open on November 27 from 4pm—midnight.

Wingtop to Open Seven New Locations

2000-10-25 Wingstop Restaurants announces that a franchise development agreement was signed on October 12 with Dick Dempsey, of Henderson, Kentucky, to open seven locations in St. Louis, Missouri.

Wingstop Closes Markets to New Franchisees

2000-09-18 Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., announced today the closure of the Austin, San Antonio, Waco, and Dallas/Fort Worth markets to new franchisees.