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Wingstop Sales Up 15 Consecutive Quarters

2007-04-09 Wingstop Achieves 15 Consecutive Quarters of Positive Comp Store Sales. First quarter 2006 comp store sales increase 17%.

Wingstop Predicts Sales of 2.2 Million Wings on Super Bowl Sunday

2006-01-24 Wingstop is gearing up for their largest sales day of the year – Super Bowl Sunday.

Wingstop Comp Store Sales Increase For Ninth Consecutive Quarter

2005-11-03 James Flynn, Wingstop CEO, announced yesterday that the chain has increased comp store sales over the corresponding period a year prior for nine consecutive quarters – starting third quarter 2003 on June 29 and ending third quarter 2005 on September 29.

Wingstop brings home top honors from national festival, including Best Creative Spicy Sauce

2005-09-13 Wingstop was named Festival Favorite at the fourth annual National Buffalo Wing Festival in Buffalo, New York on Saturday, Sept. 3.

Wingstop Reaches $100 Million Milestone

2005-06-07 The chicken wing chain also announced plans to expand further into Southern California.

Wingstop Hits 200 Stores

2004-10-22 The units is owned by Lance Graulich, a former director of operations for a Krispy Kreme Doughnuts franchise as well as director of operations for Fatburger Corporation.

Wingstop Signs with Coke

2003-05-07 Coca-Cola will be the soft drink beverage supplier for all of Wingstop's franchised and company-owned stores, currently over 100 locations.

Wingstop Purchased

2003-01-28 Wingstop has become a wholly owned subsidiary of Wingstop Holdings Inc., a joint partnership between Hartz Restaurants International, Inc. and Gemini Investors Inc.

Wingstop Restaurants to Reach 50-Store Mark

2002-02-11 Jim Deering, president of Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., announced that the fast-growing chicken wing chain should reach the 50-store mark by the end of this month.

Something to Cluck About

2001-12-19 Wingstop Restaurants, Inc., breaks two company records in one month.