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Will Chick-fil-A resonate abroad?


Atlanta-based quick-service giant Chick-fil-A is trying international expansion — again. But this time it’s not one-offs; it encompasses a $1 billion plan for stores across Europe and Asia.

CEO Andrew Cathy spoke with the Wall Street Journal earlier this week and said that Chick-fil-A has plenty of room to grow in the U.S., but that an international presence is necessary as the family-owned business charts its future. 

The company said it plans to open restaurants in Europe and Asia by 2026, with locations in five international markets by 2030. 

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