More orders for chicken wings are flying via online from Wingstop.
The number of online sales at the chicken wing chain reached 13 percent during the second quarter, according to the Nation’s Restaurant News. Overall sales were up 9 percent during the quarter.
Wingstop has more than 700 restaurants located across the country, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, the Philippines and Indonesia, with locations coming soon to the United Arab Emirates. Wingstop has metro-east restaurants in Edwardsville and Granite City.
Berkshire Hathaway is buying aircraft, power plant and industrial components manufacturer Precision Castparts Corp. for about $32.3 billion. The company will continue to be known as Precision Castparts Corp. and retain its headquarters in Portland, Ore. Berkshire will also pay $235 per share in cash for Precision Castparts’ outstanding stock. Read more here.
Amazon is growing, again. The company will build a new warehouse in Joliet that will create 1,000 full-time jobs. The new warehouse will provide the online book and electronics retailer almost 500,000-square feet of space. Learn more here.
U.S. stocks are back up Monday in early morning trading after the Dow Jones industrial average suffered its longest losing streak in four years. Find out more here.
-Will Buss, BND business writer