CEO Charlie Morrison sees Wingstop at 'an inflection point'

The chain's longtime leader foresees changes for a concept that has been careful not to move with every market ripple.


Wingstop is moving its headquarters

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

Is it generating a net gain in transactions for the restaurant industry? Maybe not. But the chains doing it are seeing their sales, profits and transactions rise.

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

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The company named Maurice Cooper its chief growth and experience officer and Kevin Fish leader of its digital efforts.

Domino’s and Wingstop are both planning to put more stores in strong markets. RB’s The Bottom Line takes a look at the strategy and its risks.

The chain says that its sales momentum has continued early this year and hopes that more marketing will keep that going.

With Super Bowl Sunday fast approaching, where will consumers flock for wings?

The CEO of the chicken wing chain discusses strategies to increase sales through mobile and online ordering on RB's podcast, "A Deeper Dive."