Chipotle is considering to improve certain food safety measures, which the company recently introduced after outbreaks of E.Coli pushed Chipotle's balance sheet into a gloomy condition. Chipotle recently changed its cooking methodology by precooking the beef outside its own restaurants.
Chipotle said that it expects to report a loss of $1 per share in the first quarter. The company expects to incur additional costs with respect to marketing and food safety measures.
Chipotle slashed its executives' pay for the year 2015. In a regulatory filing released on Friday, Chipotle said that its executives will not receive any bonus for 2015 as a result of the E.coli incident.
It's an irony for food restaurant chain Chipotle to face another issue with food poisoning when the store is making enough effort to recover from recent sanitation problems. Employees from Billerica location has been reported to be sick where one fell ill with norovirus making the shares to dive at 2.4%.
Chipotle said that its quarterly net income plunged 44%, marking it the worst period after the outbreak of an E.Coli. However, the profit was higher than the prior outlook.
E.coli outbreak which contaminated nationwide Chipotle restaurants last year will be declared over. However, CDC has not been able to find the source of the outbreak.
Chipotle will close their stores across the country on February 8 for a few hours so that corporate officials can discuss the new steps the company is taking about food safety. The chain has been hit by frequent outbreaks of food-borne illnesses in the past year, with the cause not yet announced.
Chipotle has been reported to embattle with the series of epidemic outbreaks and adopt new food safety measures. The restaurant giant is facing a subpoena investigating a norovirus outbreak at one of its restaurants in California. Both share price and restaurant sales have been reduced following the epidemic outbreaks. To regain the customers back, the chain has adopted certain marketing policies including offering more food free to the customers.
Chipotle, the fast food chain, is facing federal investigation following multiple back-to-back outbreaks of E.Coli, norovirus and Salmonella which affected hundreds of people in more than nine states. The company has proposed a shutdown of all its operations for a few hours to hold an emergency meeting regarding this food safety crisis.
A group of investors filed a class-action lawsuit against Chipotle for allegedly misleading them about the company’s health control.
Chipotle reopen its Boston restaurant in Cleveland Circle on Christmas. After an outbreak of norovirus in its outlet earlier, the Mexican Grill would have to close its restaurant for inspection.
For over two years, Chipotle has the worst quarterly sales growth of 12%. Chipotle used to have an outstanding speed when comes to sales growth, but now for four consecutive quarters, its sales growth has been plunging.
Chipotle announced that it will hold its first ever National Career Day on September 9 and will hire 4,000 new workers on site. All restaurant locations in the US will be open for interviews for a maximum of 60 applicants between 8-11 A.M on the said date. Interested applicants can register for their interview on their website, NationalCareerDay.com.
Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc (CMG.N) have lost some of their luster recently and unless growth revives at the company, the stock could see a 15 percent to 20 percent plunge, the July 6 edition of Barron's said.