Fast Casual


Wingstop is moving its headquarters

The chicken wing chain has purchased a building in the Dallas suburb of Addison, Texas.


Sweetgreen buys meal delivery service Galley Foods

The fast-casual chain’s acquisition will give it access to the company’s insight into delivery and high-volume production.

Lorne Goldberg, who also owns Pick Up Stix and Mandarin Express, buys another Asian-focused concept.

The Mexican chain is off more than 11% in recent weeks amid tariff threats, putting at least a temporary halt on a strong run this year.

The company won’t add the morning meal “anytime soon,” says CEO Brian Niccol. But it is looking at new dayparts.

The fast-growing pizza chain plans to reach 1,000 locations in five years after an equity injection led by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice.

As delivery sales surge, along with their fees, the company is testing new prices for such orders to improve margins.

But chicken wing prices rose 10% amid high demand and supply issues.

The sandwich chain said weather and a delayed menu revamp hurt sales, sending the stock down nearly 20%.

Though growth slowed last year, they continue to pace the industry, thanks to more units.

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