Buffalo Wild Wings earnings soar 22% in 4Q


Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. said its net income jumped 22 percent in the fourth-quarter that ended Dec. 30, the Star Tribune reports.

The Golden Valley-based wings-and-beer chain earned $16.7 million, up from $13.6 million from the same period in 2011.

Buffalo Wild Wings said its annual revenue exceeded $1 billion for the first time, up from $784.5 million the year before, the Associated Press reports.

For the year, net earnings increased 13.6 percent to $57.3 million compared with $50.4 million in 2011, according to a company news release.

"We’re very pleased with our results as we continue to break sales records," CEO Sally Smith said during a conference call.

Click here, to follow Buffalo Wild Wings' stock performance.

Next Up

Anthony Edwards

Ant's rally not enough to save Timberwolves

Edwards' third-quarter explosion came too late in a loss to the Pelicans.

Rent, mortgage, house, key, door

Victims of property manager's sexual harassment to get $736,000

It's part of a consent decree announced by the Department of Justice Monday.

The Liffey Pub Facebook

St. Paul's Irish pub The Liffey reveals it won't reopen

The beloved pub has been closed since the start of the pandemic.

Proctor football

Proctor football investigation: Case goes to county attorney

The office will review the evidence and consider possible criminal charges.

kirsten mitchell screegrab

'I’m heading home!': CA reporter announces return to WCCO

Kirsten Mitchell interned at WCCO years ago. Now, she's coming back as a reporter.


As part of price gouging settlement, farm to donate 1M eggs to food nonprofits

The egg producer will donate more than 1 million eggs to nonprofits fighting hunger.

plane, Piper PA-32

Sheriff: Witnesses saw plane 'performing aerial maneuvers' before fatal crash

The single-engine aircraft went down in northern Wisconsin, killing a brother and sister.

Screen Shot 2021-10-25 at 8.51.02 AM

Community rallies around Minnetonka HS dancer battling brain tumor

A fundraiser raised more than $44,000 of its $60,000 goal in the first two days.

twin city gardens

In rare move, MDH takes control of Minneapolis nursing home

The temporary receivership is to ensure resident safety.

Sen Mark Koran crop

Lawmaker deletes post encouraging donations to family charged in Capitol riot

Sen. Mark Koran, in his Facebook post, described them as "a good family!"