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Chick-fil-A Could Outpace McDonald's Growth: Analyst

Chicken chain's U.S. growth could surpass McDonald's by 2023

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    Ald. Joe "Proco" Moreno (1st) wants to block the fast-food chain from opening shop in the Logan Square neighborhood after President Dan Cathy vocalized his stance against gay marriage. Mary Ann Ahern reports. (Published Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012)

    Fast food consumers may be compelled to "Eat Mor Chik'n" as opposed to digging into a Big Mac over the next decade.

    According to the Chicago Tribune, a restaurant industry analyst projects Chick-fil-A will increase U.S. sales between $6.3 billion to $9 billion by 2023, whereas McDonald's growth is projected at anywhere from $1 billion to $10.5 billion.

    Chicago Alderman Wants to Block Chick-fil-A

    [CHI] Chicago Alderman Wants to Block Chick-fil-A
    Ald. Joe "Proco" Moreno (1st) wants to block the fast-food chain from opening shop in the Logan Square neighborhood after President Dan Cathy vocalized his stance against gay marriage. Mary Ann Ahern reports. (Published Wednesday, Jul 25, 2012)

    Atlanta-based Chik-fil-A has surpassed KFC in the fast-food chicken category nationwide, and is poised for greater growth as it expands into more northern states.

    While McDonald's total U.S. sales dwarf those of Chik-fil-A's, the industry analyst shows that the fast food giant can no longer ignore its plucky competitor.

    Emanuel Says Chik-fil-a Doesn't Share Chicago Values

    [CHI] Emanuel Says Chik-fil-a Doesn't Share Chicago Values
    The mayor reiterated his stance that the fast food chain's feelings on gay marriage are at odds with Chicago's culture. (Published Friday, Jul 27, 2012)