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Chick-fil-A

Marketing

Chick-fil-A’s cow campaign was no BS

Restaurant Rewind gets the inside scoop from one of the bovines that made it happen.

Financing

Staying open longer isn’t always the best idea

The Bottom Line: Chick-fil-A and First Watch, two different chains, have proven that concepts can be successful by limiting their hours. Here’s why.

On average, one of the chain’s non-mall locations generates more than $8 million in sales a year, soaring 54% the past five years. Those unit volumes have helped propel the concept’s remarkable run.

A Chick-fil-A in Santa Barbara is in danger of being declared a public nuisance because of backups. But that is not the only such conflict. Here’s what restaurants are doing to ease these problems.

The chicken QSR once again topped the semi-annual survey of young peoples’ spending from Piper Sandler. It was followed by Chipotle, Starbucks, McDonald’s and Dunkin’ on the list of teens’ favorite restaurant chains.

Heart-shaped pizzas, doughnuts and trays; Hard Rock's Super Bowl and Valentine’s specials; football themes at BWW, Subway and Moe’s.

Starbucks, Chipotle, McDonald’s and Olive Garden also top the survey from Piper Sandler.

The chain’s soon-to-be-former CEO stumbled into a gay marriage controversy that sticks with the chain to this day, but RB’s The Bottom Line says its devotion to culture and service has been the key to its remarkable growth.

His son Andrew Truett Cathy will take over as the chicken chain’s third chief executive on Nov. 1, following a transition.

The company’s Little Blue Menu virtual brands test in Nashville, set to begin this fall, will offer hundreds of menu items and a different delivery model.

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