Commodity inflation curbs 3Q income for Buffalo Wild Wings

Commodity inflation curbs 3Q income for Buffalo Wild Wings

Company pushes forward with pricing, menu, design and service changes

Another period of high commodity inflation contracted third-quarter earnings for Buffalo Wild Wings, but company officials said Tuesday that the brand would continue to test and execute several initiatives to protect margins and combat a slight slowdown in traffic that has appeared in October.

Net income for the Sept. 23-ended third quarter decreased 5 percent, despite same-store sales growth in the mid-single digits, and much of that downward pressure came from higher costs of chicke

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