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Wingstop Welcomes New Chief Marketing Officer to its Team

2013-02-18 Wingstop has appointed Doug Willmarth as its chief marketing officer, responsible for the 550-unit chain’s brand positioning, marketing strategy, and ...

Pizza and Wings Galore: Brands Prep for Super Bowl

2013-01-30 Four million pizzas. More than 1.2 billion wings. A whopping 325.5 million gallons of beer.

Wingstop Soars to New Heights with 9th Year of Increases

2013-01-16 Wingstop soared to new heights in 2012 – opening 57 new restaurants and achieving a record nine consecutive years of same store sales increases.

Wingstop is Soon to Land in Russia

2012-12-05 Wingstop, the award-winning chicken wing chain with more than 530 locations throughout the U.S.

Wingstop Lands in Southfield, Michigan

2012-11-19 Wingstop, the 530-unit, award-winning wing chain, has opened its first restaurant in Michigan, located at 25110 Evergreen Road in Southfield.

Wingstop Lands New Chief Development Officer

2012-11-17 Wingstop announces Dave Vernon has been promoted to chief development officer where he will be responsible for the overall growth of the franchise net...

Franchise Vet Ends Retirement, Opens Wingstop Stores

2012-10-26 Thanks to the dedication of veteran franchisee Donnie Reeves, Wingstop is officially landing in Utah next year.

Wingstop Takes Flight in Bellevue, Washington

2012-10-16 Wingstop, the award-winning wing chain with more than 520 restaurants, opened its first Seattle-area location in Bellevue, Washington.

Wingstop's Third Quarter Sales Up 16 Percent

2012-10-10 Wingstop announces that same store sales for the third quarter are up 16 percent over the same quarter last year and 13 percent for the year to date.

Wingstop Named Preferred Wings Of Miami Hurricanes

2012-09-07 Just as football season is heating up, Wingstop and the University of Miami announced that the award-winning chicken wing chain was named the Preferre...