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Chipotle Mexican Grill

Financing

Companies are getting more aggressive on labor

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

Leadership

Nate Appleman, former kitchen tinkerer for Chipotle, gets a new job

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%.

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Prices have spiked following President Trump’s threat to close the Mexican border, says RB’s The Bottom Line. That’s bad news for Chipotle and others.

Brian Niccol’s pay package came during a year in which the company’s stock returned to prominence on Wall Street.

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