Financing

Who is winning the chicken wars right now

A Deeper Dive: This week’s podcast features a discussion on recent restaurant chain earnings reports, including Wingstop, KFC, Popeyes, Chipotle and Starbucks.

Who is winning the chicken wars?

This week’s episode of the Restaurant Business podcast A Deeper Dive features a discussion on recent earnings with RB Executive Editor Lisa Jennings.

A huge number of earnings have come in and many of them are head-scratchers. While a lot of chains have done really well, like Wingstop and its 22% same-store sales number, others have not, such as KFC and its sales decline.

We discuss that issue, and what the first quarter means for the chicken market in general, including Popeyes and Chick-fil-A.

We also contrast the performance of Chipotle and Starbucks, and why one chain can do well despite concerns about prices, while another cannot.

We’re talking earnings on A Deeper Dive so please check it out.

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