The effects of an E. coli outbreak on Chipotle should prove limited, and same-store sales should grow next year, one analyst said.» Read More
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"Part of our mission is to change the way people think about and eat fast food," says Montgomery Moran, Chipotle Mexican Grill, co-CEO, discussing Chipotle's food costs and a potential price increase.
As the much of the market saw increased volatility Friday, Chipotle saw record highs, boosted by much better-than-expected earnings.
Chipotle's popularity isn't showing any signs of fading, and the food chain is eyeing whether it can raise prices later this year.
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Chipotle reported revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday and a swift increase in comparable sales despite colder weather.
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