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Chipotle Mexican Grill

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Why did Chipotle really move to California?

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

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How a chain’s reputation influences its performance

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.

The location, which reportedly sickened more than 600 people, had recently been cited for improper food temperatures.

A bacterium found in food left at improper temperatures is to blame for the recent outbreak that sickened nearly 700 in Ohio.

The fast-casual chain is also expanding its market tests of nachos and $2 tacos.