Tag: Chipotle


  • Chipotle Menu Fatigue

    Here’s Chipotle’s newest crisis and it hits at the core of its business

    Chipotle’s newest crisis doesn’t have anything to do with E. coli or norovirus. A note from Deutsche Bank analysts says customers are growing tired of the company’s limited menu and choosing other fresh, customized fast food options. “We believe [Chipotle’s] success made them a bit complacent (although not with its desire to expand its store base […]

  • Chipotle gender discrimination

    Chipotle to pay $600,000 in gender discrimination lawsuit

    Chipotle is paying $600,000 in combined fines to three Cincinnati-area women who sued the company over gender discrimination. On Monday, a federal grand jury determined that the former general managers were discriminated against and fired because of their gender. The trial began two weeks ago. The women in the case claimed they were held to different […]

  • Chipotle

    Chipotle is shutting down all of its restaurants on February 8

    Chipotle will shut down all of its restaurants on February 8 for a few hours to hold staff meetings regarding food safety. Chipotle has suffered from several outbreaks of E. coli , salmonella and norovirus that poisoned customers and caused the company’s stock to fall by more than 30% over the past three months. 64 […]

  • Chipotle sales down 30 percent in DecemberChipotle sales down 30 percent in December

    Chipotle got absolutely hammered in December as sales fell 30%

    Chipotle’s E. coli outbreak absolutely destroyed sales at the fast casual chain in December 2015. In a filing with the SEC on Wednesday, the company revealed same-store sales — or sales at locations open for at least a year — were down 30%. Fourth-quarter sales at Chipotle are expected to fall by 14.6%, that’s a huge […]

  • Chipotle e coli stock prices

    E. Coli sends Chipotle shares spiraling down again

    Chipotle’s long battle with E. Coli has sent the company’s shares down by 4% on Tuesday. Shares at the fast-casual chain briefly fell below $500 for the first time since May 2014. The company is being hurt by a new CDC announcement on Monday that an unrelated E. coli outbreak may have recently occurred. The […]

  • Chipotle E Coli Breakout

    E. Coli Is Eating Away At Chipotle Sales

    The E. Coli outbreak at Chipotle is crashing sales and the company’s shares are following along. Shares at Chipotle are down 7% in after-hours trading after the company announced 4th quarter sales are expected to fall by 8%. The company noted in an SEC filing that sales have fluctuated a great deal along with developments […]

  • Chipotle E Coli Outbreak

    Many Chipotle Customers Are Undeterred By E. Coli Outbreak

    Chipotle customers are not shying away from the popular fast casual restaurant, despite 45 people becoming infected with the E. coli O26 strain in recent weeks. Chipotle shares have tumbled 12.3% to an 18-month low on Friday on word that the E. coli outbreak is continuing to spread. The outbreak was first reported in Washington […]

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    Chipotle Changes Tomato Suppliers After Salmonella Outbreak

    Chipotle was forced to change tomato suppliers in Minnesota last week after a Salmonella outbreak was detected as some of the chains stores. Officials are still attempting to determine which farm was responsible for the illness. 64 people reported being infected by the outbreak and 22 different Chipotle restaurant locations were identified. The outbreak was […]

  • Chipotle Attack Ad

    Chipotle Now On The Offensive Against Smear Campaign

    Fast-casual chain Chipotle is on the offensive against a smear campaign delivered by the Center for consumer Freedom (CCF). The group recently released a print ad campaign headlined “Chipotle Healthy.” The print ad showcases a shirtless, overweight man with a caption to the right that reads: “Eat two ‘all natural’ Chipotle burritos a week and […]