Skip to comments.Chick-fil-A keeps growing despite uproar
Posted on 01/29/2013 2:04:24 PM PST by madprof98
Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathys controversial comments on biblical marriage last summer and the uproar that followed didnt dampen the Atlanta companys annual sales.
The fast food giant, the nations second-largest chicken chain, ended 2012 with $4.6 billion in sales up 14 percent from $4.1 billion a year earlier. The company also opened 96 news stores, four more than the year before.
Advocates of a boycott and business experts said numbers dont show the full picture. The unseen damage, they said, was to the companys reputation and, potentially, to its ability to grow in cities with large gay populations or in states where marriage equality is legal.
Short term financial results are one indicator of the health of a brand, said Tim Calkins, a branding expert at Northwestern Universitys Kellogg School of Management in Chicago. You only see the real impact on branding over time.
Meanwhile Shane Windmeyer, executive director for the gay and lesbian student group Campus Pride . . . said hes been shown tax records indicating Chick-fil-A had pulled its support of groups opposing gay marriage - including the Family Research Council, the Eagle Forum and Exodus International as early as 2011.
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The company also opened 96 news stores”
...so now they’re in the “news” business? I’ll bet CFA could do a better job than the putz that wrote this article.
The boycott that caused a 14% increase in revenues?
I need to be more inflammatory. Maybe I can get them to boycott my business!
“....the “uproar” they themselves created.”
You are so correct. The suits at CFA had a Board Meeting and decided that yes - it would be a good idea to inflame the fags and the enemedia and initate a pro-queer boycott.
Not really sure what your intents are in posting this, but there was some tool yesterday that posted an anti-CFA hit piece and then went on to smear Dan Cathy and defend the faggots.
Pissed me off.
What is wrong with some people around here who hate the Godly Christian vales of CFA and - at the same time - swallow the MSM lies and smears?
God bless em. We ate there yesterday in our mall. I will keep supporting them.
To say the least, you missed the point. The “they” in the sentence I wrote (”They don’t even consider . . . “) referred to the writer of the AJC article and his editors. The uproar over Chick-fil-A was media-generated, and the media are clearly not going to give up on it unless and until the Cathy family submit to the demands of the gay lobby.
To say the least, you missed the point...
I often do. Sorry. That’s why I said “Not really sure...”
And as you might guess, I was still pretty upset from that thread yesterday where some tool was attacking CFA and repeating the media lies about them.
But I do understand this. Even though CFA appreciation day was a huge success, it has not and will not stop the filthy media from repeating and rehashing the lies and disinformation againt them. Or Hobby Lobby. Or the Boy Scouts. Or anyone and everyone who takes a Godly stand for normal values. And these smear-tactic articles will always continue to pop up in order to bad-mouth CFA.
There's that word again, "controversial", which the "media" only apply to statements made by conservatives. When that word is used, you know the "story" you are reading is nothing more than a thinly disguised (if disguised at all!) opinion attack piece.
To me, it’s the Lexus of fast food.
Exceptionally clean facilities, wonderful employees, and excellent food.
Glad to see them prosper, despite the fervent wishes of the media for them to stumble.
‘Chick-fil-A president Dan Cathys controversial comments on biblical marriage’
Why is the word “biblical” in quotes?
Definition of the word biblical-
1.of or in the Bible: a Biblical name.
2.in accord with the Bible
“Same sex-marriage” does not exist in the Bible. Even some intellectually honest liberals admit this. I know of one who said quite rightly something along the lines of: “The Bible and/or Christianity didn’t give us gay rights. Secularism gave us gay rights”. And he was absolutely correct in this statement. Why can’t the libs own this?
There are only 2 types marriages that are mentioned in the Bible:
1) One man to one woman.
2) One man to two or more women.
Those are the only marriages that can honestly use the descriptive term biblical.