McDonald's to sell chicken wings

|About: McDonald's Corporation (MCD)|By:, SA News Editor

McDonald's (MCD +0.8%) plans to launch a national rollout of chicken wings on September 9 after testing the concept in the Chicago area.

The restaurant operator will sell Mighty Wings in 3, 5, and 10-piece packages with a choice of nine different sauces.

Early read from restaurant industry analysts: The development could have an impact on the margins of Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD -0.1%), although with chicken wing costs on a downward spiral the timing isn't a huge concern. Traffic at Buffalo Wild Wings outlets shouldn't be affected.