Is Noodles & Company the Next Chipotle?

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Fool contributor Daniel Sparks doesn't think highly of Noodles & Company's stock after its hyped IPO. In the video below he explains why Noodles is probably not the next Chipotle Mexican Grill , a fast-casual concept that has seen mind-boggling success since the company went public.

Though Noodles & Company's future isn't very certain, neither is that of the retail space. In fact, this sector is in the midst of the biggest paradigm shift since mail order took off at the turn of last century. Only those most forward-looking and capable companies will survive, and they'll handsomely reward those investors who understand the landscape. You can read about the 3 Companies Ready to Rule Retail -- one of which is in the food industry -- in The Motley Fool's special report. Uncovering these top picks is free today; just click here to read more.

The article Is Noodles & Company the Next Chipotle? originally appeared on Fool.com.

Fool contributor Daniel Sparks has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool recommends Chipotle Mexican Grill. The Motley Fool owns shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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