Who Are Chipotle’s Main Competitors?

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (CMG), is a market leader in the fast-casual dining sector, faces direct competition from four other companies. These include Qdoba Restaurant Corporation, MTY Food Group Inc., Mswg LLC, and Rubio’s Coastal Grill. Chipotle also competes on a less head-to-head basis against Taco Bell Corporation (YUM), the market leader in the Mexican-style fast-food sector. Companies in the restaurant chain business compete on a number of different levels, including menu, ambiance, innovation, and price as well as size, geographic reach, established reputation, and attractiveness to investors. Like other restaurant chains that…

UK parliamentary committee questions StanChart’s remuneration policy By Reuters

(Reuters) – The head of the British parliament’s Work and Pensions Committee has written to the chair of Standard Chartered Plc’s (L:) remuneration committee questioning the bank’s executive pension pay levels after more than a third of shareholders voted against its directors’ remuneration policy. In the letter written on Thursday and made public on Monday, Committee Chairman Frank Field asked why the remuneration committee put forward a proposal where the existing directors would receive 40% of base salary (20% of total salary) as the pension contribution whereas the contribution of new…

Walmart Business Model vs.Target Business Model: What’s the Difference?

Walmart Business Model vs. Target Business Model: An Overview When it comes to big-box discount stores, Wal-Mart (NYSE: WMT) still dominates the market with its sheer size. But its primary competitor, Target (NYSE: TGT), has been carving out market share with catchy advertising campaigns and hip design partnerships. The differences between the two extend as well to their business models. Walmart prefers the lowest cost, while Target angles more toward profit margin and youthful image. Walmart Business Model Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT) is the world’s largest retail company with operating…

Apple Business Model vs. Microsoft Business Model: What’s the Difference?

Apple Business Model vs. Microsoft Business Model: An Overview More than any other American companies, Apple, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) dominate the intersection of technology and consumer access. Even though they compete across a huge range of subindustries, such as computing software, hardware, operating systems, mobile devices, advertising, applications, and Web browsing, each firm takes a different approach from an organizational and philosophical perspective. As of July 7, 2019, AAPL had a market cap of around $939.68 billion. Apple used to be the largest company in…

U.S. Weekly FundFlows Insight Report: Fund Investors And APs Take Different Paths For The Week

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For the sixth week in a row, investors were overall net purchasers of fund assets (including those of conventional funds and ETFs), injecting $19.5 billion for Lipper’s fund-flows week ended July 17, 2019. Fund investors were net purchasers of money market funds (+$9.0 billion), taxable fixed income funds (+$5.2 billion), equity funds (+$3.7 billion), and municipal bond funds (+$1.7 billion). Market Wrap-Up For the fund-flows week ended July 17, 2019, despite more dovish comments from Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, the broad-based U.S. indices were mixed as investors focused on…