Christian Restaurant Chain Chick-fil-A Ranks No. 1 As American’s Favorite Fast-Food Restaurant

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A Chick-fil-A restaurant proudly displays the companies “closed Sunday” policy. It’s a practice that has been in place since 1946.

“To determine the most popular fast-food chain in each state, Foursquare looked at which chains received the most visits on average per location in every state based on the total number of visits to each chain divided by the number of locations in that state,” Business Insider noted.

Many have speculated that the company’s Christian values resonate with customers and has helped it to become Americans’ favorite fast-food chain. Victor Fernandez, the executive director for insights at TDn2K’s Black Box Intelligence unit which collects data about restaurant sales and performance, told The New York Times “Those strong values resonate with a lot of people — and Chick-fil-A has a strong product, too, which doesn’t hurt.”

Business Insider previously reported that Chick-fil-A’s system has increased sales for 49 consecutive years, reaching nearly $8 billion in 2016. Restaurant consultant Aaron Allen said that Chick-fil-A’s religious brand makes it unique.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, by Christine Thomasos