It was a good year for the Chicken segment, with seven of the nine largest chains enjoying growth in systemwide sales of 6.8 percent or more. Overall, the segment grew by nearly 4 percent, despite a 6.7-percent decline in sales by No. 2 chain KFC. That decline, coupled with Chick-fil-A’s sales growth of 9.4 percent, further cemented Chick-fil-A’s standing, achieved in 2012, as the nation’s largest chicken chain. In the year ended December 2013, Chick-fil-A’s sales ...
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