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Chipotle outgrows McDonald’s and puts the “fast” in fast casual, leaving its former parent in its wake


In just 21 years, Chipotle has fast become one of America’s major success stories, growing from a single restaurant in 1993 to over 1,700 restaurants (1,715 as of June 30, 2014). However, the company had a little help along the way. In 1998, fast food giant McDonald’s took a minority stake in the fledgling Chipotle, owning 90% of the company by 2006. During McDonald’s’ stewardship, Chipotle grew its restaurant network from 14 restaurants to over 500, with 100 a year being added. When Chipotle went public in 2006, McDonald’s took… Read more

Bank of America and Citigroup: Poor Q4 results see share prices fall sharply


Yesterday (January 15), Bank of America (BoA) and Citigroup announced underwhelming results for Q4 2014 that seemingly caught the market off guard and caused share prices in both banks to fall. Bank of America announced Q4 revenues of $18,955m, down 12.7% on the same period a year earlier. Net income also fell from $3,439m in Q4 2013 to $3,050m, a drop of 11.3%. This has impacted preliminary 2014 full year results as revenue has fallen 5.2% on a year-on-year basis, and net income by a staggering 57.7%. Citigroup’s results did… Read more