If you're planning to steer clear of black cats and sidewalk cracks on Friday the 13th, why not change your luck by dressing as a cow instead? On Friday, July 13, Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide will celebrate its annual Cow Appreciation Day event by offering a free meal to any customer who visits one of the chain's mall or stand-alone restaurants fully dressed as a cow.
When it comes to familiarity, product quality, and intent to purchase, consumers rank Subway higher than any other quick-service brand, according to a new study.
Dairy Queen, Wendy’s, Five Guys, and Chick-fil-A round out the top five of the Harris Poll EquiTrend Study, which measures and compares brand health for more than 1,500 brands. More than 20,000 members of the general population participate in the study.
Subway earned a score of 73.07 in the study, about 11 points above the quick-service category average of 61.67.
Robbie Davis, driving the #37 MINI of Charleston MINI Cooper, scored a pro series win at the New Jersey Motorsports Park GRAND-AM auto race, while Chip Howell, driving the #55 MINI Cooper Pioneer Racing car sponsored by QSR magazine, set the fastest lap and track record for the B-Spec car class.
Dan T. Cathy, president and COO of Chick-fil-A, Inc., is proud to announce the promotion of each member of the company’s executive committee from senior vice president to executive vice president, effective immediately.
Donald “Bubba” Cathy, Perry Ragsdale, Steve Robinson, James “Buck” McCabe, and Tim Tassopoulos received the new title in recognition of the leadership, wisdom, and guidance that they have given the restaurant chain as a team over the years.
Millennials are unique. They communicate differently, are self-expressive, confident, liberal, upbeat, and open to change. But marketing to them can be a challenge.
This group (ages 19-34) has a distinct perspective on dining occasions, placing more value on attributes like social responsibility, sustainability, local, and organic, grass-fed, and hormone-free offerings. They foster emotional connections to brands and their loyalty stems beyond experience.
The National Restaurant Association today is announcing that the number of restaurant companies participating in its groundbreaking Kids LiveWell program has more than quadrupled since the initiative’s launch last July.
With the addition of new participants Applebee’s and Chick-fil-A, the initiative has grown to 96 restaurant brands representing more than 25,000 locations nationwide.
Since 1998 researchers across the country have undertaken thousands of drive-thru mystery shops each year with one goal in mind: to establish how quick-service restaurant chains are performing in the all-important drive-thru operation. It’s now that time of year again, as research for the study, which is produced by QSR magazine and Insula Research, begins in May.
A Chick-fil-A restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas, is the company’s first to receive the U.S Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification, having earned LEED Gold this week.
Michael Garrison, senior director of environmental stewardship for Chick-fil-A, says the company plans to use this restaurant as a “living laboratory” for future sustainability practices.
In continuing with its trend of strong sales performance, Chick-fil-A, Inc. announces that it exceeded $4 billion in annual sales in 2011. A record for the Atlanta-based chain, annual systemwide sales at Chick-fil-A totaled $4,050,992,837, a 13.08 percent increase over the 2010 overall sales performance.
The company also generated a healthy 7 percent same-store sales increase, and marked the 44th consecutive year of sales growth since the company began in 1967.
According to the Let's Move Initiative, one in three American children is considered overweight or obese. Children also consume 31 percent more calories and 56 percent more fat than their peers did 40 years ago.
Starting today, Chick-fil-A is taking another step in continuing to address the issue of childhood obesity by debuting one of the nation's most nutritious kid's meals.
In recent months, many fast food chains have updated their side options in an attempt to offer healthier children's menu items.