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03/13/19
DALLAS, March 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) the award-winning wing concept with more than 1,200 locations globally, today announced that Maurice Cooper has been appointed to the newly created role of Executive Vice President, Chief Growth & Experience Officer, effective immediately. Maurice will maintain the responsibilities he held previously as Chief Marketing Officer, while also overseeing the end-to-end guest experience. Additionally, he will lead the Company’s revenue-driving initiatives, which include the national scale of delivery, and digital innovation. Maurice will continue to report to Charlie Morrison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.
“Since June 2018, Maurice has served as Wingstop’s Chief Marketing Officer, leading our growth strategy transformation by introducing a national advertising platform to expand brand awareness and accelerate transactions. He has done an exceptional job of sharpening our definition of the Wingstop brand ...
03/8/19
Restaurant Veteran, Kate Lavelle, Joins as Independent Director DALLAS, March 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING) today announced the appointment of Kate S. Lavelle to the board of directors as a new independent director, effective March 7, 2019. This appointment expands the size of the Wingstop Inc. board from seven members to eight.
Ms. Lavelle brings relevant board experience as well as over 20 years of corporate finance and accounting experience, including 12 years in the restaurant and food service industry. Most recently, she served on the Sonic Corp. board from January 2012 until December 2018. Prior to that, Ms. Lavelle served as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dunkin’ Brands, Inc. from December 2004 until July 2010. Before this position, she was Global Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief Accounting Officer of LSG Sky Chefs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lufthansa Airlines, from January 2003 until August 2004, and ...
02/27/19
Digital sales mix continued to grow, reaching a record 30% in January 2019 DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING) today announced financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 29, 2018.
Highlights for the fiscal fourth quarter 2018 compared to the fiscal fourth quarter 2017*: System-wide sales increased 15.0% to $328 million System-wide restaurant count increased 10.5% to 1,252 global locations System-wide domestic same store sales increased 6.0% Digital sales increased to 27.6% of domestic system-wide sales Total revenue increased 15.1% to $40.5 million Net income was $2.4 million for the thirteen weeks ended December 29, 2018 compared to $8.1 million in the prior fiscal fourth quarter. Adjusted net income** and adjusted diluted earnings per share**, both non-GAAP measures, were comparable to the prior year Adjusted EBITDA**, a non-GAAP measure, increased 20.3% to $12.5 million Highlights for the fiscal year 2018 ...
02/22/19
Campaign Invites Flavor Lovers to Experience a Whole New World DALLAS, Feb. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - When it comes to flavor, Americans are trapped in the glare of heat lamps and lukewarm food options – we believe most people would admit they’re settling for food that’s convenient, rather than food that they actually enjoy. But why settle, when you can sizzle? Wingstop (NASDAQ: WING), the wing and flavor experts, have been elevating flavor for years, and now, Wingstop is Where Flavor Gets Its Wings with the launch of its new brand platform and creative campaign. The brand is also kicking off the ‘Flavor World’ tour, heading across the U.S. giving out tens of thousands of freshly-made, free wings, with fun activities including a chance to step into Wingstop’s flavor world by starring in your own virtual ad or a chance to score FREE wings for a year.
Wingstop, the award-winning wing concept with more than 1,250 locations worldwide, is bringing to life its vision of giving ...
02/13/19
DALLAS, Feb. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ: WING) (the “Company” or “Wingstop”) today announced that it will host a conference call and webcast to discuss its fourth quarter and full year 2018 financial results on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 4:30 PM EST.
Hosting the conference call will be Charlie Morrison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, and Michael Skipworth, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. A press release with fourth quarter and full year 2018 financial results will be issued that same day, shortly after the market closes. The conference call can be accessed live by dialing 1-201-689-8562. A replay will be available two hours after the call and can be accessed by dialing 1-412-317-6671; the passcode is 13687555. The replay will be available through Wednesday, March 6, 2019. The conference call will also be webcast live and later archived on the investor relations section of Wingstop’s corporate website at ir.wingstop.com ...
01/14/19
DALLAS, Jan. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Wingstop Inc. (“Wingstop” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: WING) today released preliminary unaudited sales results for the fiscal fourth quarter and full year ended December 29, 2018.
Highlights for the fiscal fourth quarter 2018 as compared to the fiscal fourth quarter 2017: System-wide restaurant count increased 10.5% to 1,252 worldwide locations with 51 gross openings and 37 net openings, which reflects the previously announced exit of the Philippines market Domestic same store sales increased 6.0% Company-owned restaurant same store sales increased 4.6% System-wide sales increased 15.0% to approximately $328 million Highlights for the fiscal year 2018 as compared to the fiscal year 2017: 119 net openings in fiscal year 2018 Domestic same store sales increased 6.5% (15th consecutive year of same store sales growth) Company-owned restaurant same store sales increased 6.2% System-wide sales increased 16.0% to approximately $1.3 billion As of ...
01/7/19
DALLAS, Jan. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) (“Wingstop” or the “Company”) today announced that it will participate at the 21 st Annual ICR Conference at the Grande Lakes Hotel & Resort in Orlando, FL.
The Company will host investor meetings on Monday, January 14th and Tuesday, January 15th as well as webcast its presentation beginning at 10:30 AM ET on Monday, January 14th. The presentation will be webcast live and later archived on the investor relations section of Wingstop's corporate website at ir.wingstop.com under the 'News & Events' section. About Wingstop
Wingstop Inc. (NASDAQ:WING) was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Wingstop operates and franchises more than 1,200 restaurants across the United States and nine other countries around the world. The Wing Experts’ menu features classic and boneless wings with 11 bold, distinctive flavors including Original Hot, Cajun, Atomic, Mild, Spicy Korean Q, Lemon Pepper, ...