Tag Archives: Chipotle

Re-imagining Drive Thru Restaurants – Innovation or Not

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed our world with the subtlety of a sledgehammer and now billions of people around the world are under ‘stay at home’ orders. In many communities restaurants and bars are closed or only allowed to deliver meals … Continue reading

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Backwards Innovation

A Case Study in Accidental Innovation According to Wikipedia, Chipotle was founded twenty years ago by Steve Ells (1993). Chipotle had 16 restaurants (all in Colorado) when McDonald’s Corporation became a major investor in 1998. By the time McDonald’s fully … Continue reading

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