In a Christmas season full of shopping and gifts, the religious undertone of the holiday is frequently forgotten in the scrum of consumerism
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But there are companies who specifically point to the religious roots of Christmas — out of personal belief, and often, good business: When a company wears its beliefs on its sleeve, it can often attract faithful customers. Here are some companies that make their belief in God public knowledge to their employees and customers alike
Chick-fil-A has seen a lot of criticism and backlash over the past several years for its position on same-sex marriage, remaining unapologetic about its Christian beliefs, but it certainly hasn’t stopped its exponential growth. A QSR report from August 2015 reported Chick-fil-A as the eighth-ranked industry elite in the U.S., grossing more than $5.7 million in sales in 2014, beating out companies like Chipotle, KFC, and Panera Bread. And if that wasn’t enough, the chain just recently opened up its first location in the heart of midtown Manhattan, this past October. Read more…
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