The 2012 Fact Sheet show that even with the financial market still dragging, Chick-fil-A “has posted 44 consecutive annual sales increase since the first restaurant opened in 1967”. Ever since Truett Cathy opened the Dwarf Grill, the restaurant(s) have only been open Monday thru Saturday. Taking Sunday of has, surprisingly, made a big positive difference in the revenue Chick-fil-A has received.
“In today’s business world, the Closed-on-Sunday policy may seem to be a costly business decision. But, as company sales figures have consistently proven, Chick-fil-A restaurants often generate more business per square foot in six days than many other quick-service restaurants produce in seven.”
As we all know, Chick-fil-A has been brought into the spotlight on the news. Word from Chick-fil-A were miscued and taken to an extreme. In Yahoo News this matter is brought up, yet again. The title of the article, Chick-fil-A president slams gay marriage, gives a negative feel to n opinion American’s are allowed to have and share. Chick-fil-A believes in a one man, one woman marriage. Dan Cathy, the company’s president and chief operating officer said:
“Guilty as charged,” Cathy said. “We are very much supportive of the family—the biblical definition of the family unit. We are a family-owned business, a family-led business, and we are married to our first wives. We give God thanks for that.”
“We know that it might not be popular with everyone,” he added, “but thank the Lord, we live in a country where we can share our values and operate on biblical principles.”