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Wingstop Scores Slam Dunk With NBA’s Drew Gooden

2011-10-13 The lockout may have stalled the NBA season, but things are still heating up for Milwaukee Bucks forward Drew Gooden.

Rick Ross’ First Wingstop Rolls into Memphis

2011-10-06 America’s best wings have landed in Memphis, Tennessee, thanks to platinum selling recording artist Rick Ross.

Celebrity Spokespeople: Not Just for the Mega Chains

2011-09-23 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...

Franchisees Help Wingstop Takes Flight in Atlanta

2011-09-13 Wingstop announced today the company has signed multiple development agreements that will result in 15 new restaurants in the Atlanta area.

Wingstop Awards Golden Goose to Top Performers

2011-08-17 Wingstop recently honored its top performing brand partners, team members, and vendors during the company’s 9th International Convention at the Red Ro...

It’s a Rap: Rick Ross Brings Wingstop to Tennessee

2011-08-05 Maybach Music Group CEO and platinum selling recording artist Rick Ross has added Wingstop to his growing empire.

With NFL Lockout Over, Fast Feeders Breathe Easy

2011-07-29 Several restaurant concepts are breathing a sigh of relief this week after the NFL lockout, which began in March, was lifted Monday, ensuring that non...

Wingstop’s Year-to-Year Sales Continue Increase

2011-07-07 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 fir...

Wingstop Named Top Franchise Deal

2011-06-03 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 fra...

Wingstop Tries Its Hand at Chicken Sandwiches

2011-04-19 Wingstop announced that, after building its success with chicken wings, it is now taking on the chicken sandwich.