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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Financing

Big winner in Chipotle’s stock surge? Steve Ells

The value of the company founder’s stock holdings is up $167 million since he decided to step down as CEO, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Financing

Chipotle stock hits a record

The burrito chain hit an all-time high of $759 as its shares recover from the aftermath of 2015 foodborne illness outbreaks.

The industry’s performance on Wall Street has lagged overall, but fast-casual and QSR stocks have done well, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Technology and bigger bonuses have become more common as costs continue to increase, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

He was named COO of Umami Burger. At the same time, parent SBE named John Polizzi VP of ops for Umami’s division, Disruptive Restaurant Group.

The bonus package is targeted at part-time employees and comes amid persistent labor shortages.

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

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The fast-casual chain revealed that it received a request for information regarding last year’s incident in Ohio, sending its shares falling.

Online and mobile orders doubled in the first quarter as the company’s comparable-store sales rose 9.9%.