Wingstop

Most consumers can recall a celebrity-driven fast food marketing campaign, whether it’s Michael Jordan and Larry Bird shooting hoops for McDonald’s or Michael Phelps bringing gold to Subway.

But celebrity spokespeople extend beyond the mega-famous endorsing for the mega-chains...

Wingstop announced today the company has signed multiple development agreements that will result in 15 new restaurants in the Atlanta area.

Wingstop, owned by Atlanta-based Roark Capital Group, hosted an open house event last spring where franchise...

With the housing market still depressed, food prices on the rise, and unemployment hovering above 9 percent, some economists now fear that the nation is on the verge of entering a second round of recession, if it hasn’t already.

While the prospect of a “double dip” into...

Wingstop recently honored its top performing brand partners, team members, and vendors during the company’s 9th International Convention at the Red Rock Casino Resort in Las Vegas.

The honorees of Wingstop’s signature Golden Goose award included single-store and...

Maybach Music Group CEO and platinum selling recording artist Rick Ross has added Wingstop to his growing empire.

Rick Ross, affectionately called the Boss, recently signed a development agreement to bring Wingstop to Memphis...

August 2011

Brands No. 51-65 are fast-rising quick-service and fast-casual companies that just missed the QSR 50.

Several restaurant concepts are breathing a sigh of relief this week after the NFL lockout, which began in March, was lifted Monday, ensuring that none of the 2011 season will be missed.

In a QSR story published shortly...

Wingstop announced today that same store sales for the second quarter are up 6 percent over the same quarter last year, and up 4.2 percent for the first half of 2011.

“This has been one of the strongest quarters of the past few years, and we got there without raising prices or...

Wingstop, the rapidly expanding wing chain with more than seven consecutive years of same store sales increases, has been named one of the 10 best franchise deals in the nation, according to QSR magazine.

June 2011

For some, it’s an average sales-to-investment ratio nearing 2:1, dedicated corporate support that helps franchisees succeed, or a distinctive niche that carries marketplace allures.

For others, a good franchise deal boasts recent growth despite the nation’s economic woes,...

Wingstop announced that, after building its success with chicken wings, it is now taking on the chicken sandwich. The national chain that specializes in made-to-order chicken wings is expanding its menu to include its original version of the chicken sandwich: Gliders.

Billionaire owners, millionaire players, an increasingly disenchanted fan base, mounds of legal speak, and segments of the quick-service industry wondering what it all might mean to their bottom line—it’s a recipe for a dish many restaurant brands would rather not make.

The...

Wingstop announced that same store sales for the first quarter are up 2.5 percent over the same quarter last year.  

The 480-unit chain sold more than 5 million wings on Super Bowl Sunday—a record for the company—opened six new stores, and awarded development...

With Super Bowl XLV planned for this weekend, restaurants in the Dallas-Forth Worth metroplex are preparing themselves for an influx of people, money, and energy that should provide a lineman-sized boost to their bottom lines.

Wingstop is expanding throughout the Baltimore-Washington Corridor. The company, which has experienced more than seven years of same-store sales increases, recently signed a development agreement to open 20 new stores in the area over the next several years.

Business partners Rahim Kurji...

As part of an aggressive national expansion campaign, Wingstop announced a franchise incentive program designed to help new and existing franchises open more Wingstop restaurants nationwide.

The program is the first time the fast-growing wing chain has offered franchise...

Wingstop today announced it has opened its first location in Queens, New York. The store, located at 31-14 Steinway Street in Astoria, is owned and operated by franchisee Mac Khahera.

With a sole focus on cooked-to-order chicken wings, the Wingstop...

The Los Angeles Lakers and Wingstop, the chicken wing chain that has sold over two billion wings, announced a sponsorship in which Wingstop will be the Official Wings Of The Los Angeles Lakers.

The three-year agreement gives Wingstop name and logo rights for use in advertising materials,...

David Vernon, the chain's new vice president of franchise sales, spent 13 years as vice president of sales at Sonic Corporation, where he helped grow the company from 1,550 drive-ins to more than 3,500 drives-ins.

Football season ushers in Boneless Blitz Bundles for hungry fans.