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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Financing

Chick-fil-A has displaced Starbucks as teens’ favored chain

Food remains the top spending category for teenage consumers, according to a Piper Jaffray survey.

Technology

Chipotle testing a new loyalty program

The chain is testing in three markets before a national launch next year.

The campaign highlights the 51 “real” ingredients the company uses for its menu.

Also, JAB probably won’t buy Starbucks, and Papa John’s looks at a new logo, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

In RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive," Technomic’s Robert Byrne talks about customer perception at chains such as Chipotle, Chick-fil-A and Starbucks.

But the return will be for a limited time, “while supplies last.”

Deals and gimmicks show how competitive QSR is, but there are definite dangers, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The burrito chain now lets customers order delivery from its app, with provider DoorDash.

Richard Blais and Kimbal Musk are among those who will mentor growing food companies in the Chipotle Aluminaries Project.

Companies move headquarters all the time, but it can be disruptive, says RB’s The Bottom Line.