Ten Chipotlane locations already exist in the U.S, with the planned new locations as part of a larger rollout. S&P Index data is the property of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its licensors. A trip through the Chipotlane takes “literally seconds,” he said. According to Business Insider, that number has already jumped to 10.
For its most recent quarter, Chipotle has announced that digital sales grew 65.6%, accounting for 12.9% of the chain's sales. They're calling the new feature a Chipotlane. While these lanes seemingly operate like normal fast food drive-thrus, there's a difference. Chipotle has plans to open "a few dozen" Chipotlanes at new locations according to Niccol. Chipotle is getting into the drive-thru business, albeit with a nontraditional twist.
", Customers are instructed to drive "straight ahead to burrito bliss. Niccol explained that Chipotlanes functioned essentially as drive-thrus, with the major difference being that customers needed to place their orders on the Chipotle app or on an online form. Typically, orders are prepared five minutes early, just in case. EY & Citi On The Importance Of Resilience And Innovation, Impact 50: Investors Seeking Profit — And Pushing For Change, "operational headaches behind the scenes". Chipotle has plans to open "a few dozen" Chipotlanes at new locations according to Niccol.
In other words, you'll soon be able to grab your go-to lunch without getting out of your car â or more importantly, without waiting in those wrap-around-the-store lines. FORTUNE is a trademark of Fortune Media IP Limited, registered in the U.S. and other countries. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. since.
Late on Wednesday, the company saw a 10 percent surge in its stock price and an uptick in shares by almost 50 percent. "Arguably, it will be the fastest way to get Chipotle — going through the Chipotlane… A leading-edge research firm focused on digital transformation.
It's about to get a lot easier to get your beloved burrito bowls, because Chipotle's new "Chipotlane" drive-thru locations are reportedly on their way. Market data provided by Interactive Data. As of May 2018, there were already five up-and-running drive-thru Chipotle locations for mobile orders only.
Quotes delayed at least 15 minutes. Mobile app orders from fast food, fast casual and even some sit-down restaurants like IHOP and Applebee's Bar & Grill have increased in recent years. Most of these will be at new locations, as opposed to adding the drive-thru lanes to existing stores. I cover all facets of Mexican-American food and drink, like: the history of the famed San Antonio Chili Queens, newer regional trends in Mexican-American cuisine, the history of the Paloma cocktail in the United States, and much more. Apparently, customers who end up placing their orders via Chipotle's mobile app will be given a specific pickup time where they can visit the Chipotlane and grab their meal. Grab your phone, get hungry, and buckle in. © 2020 Fortune Media IP Limited. Last year some Starbucks baristas said mobile ordering was cutting into their tips (users typically can set their tip percentage right in the app when placing an order, but may simply choose not to for whatever reason). customers needed to place their orders on the Chipotle app or on an online form.