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ATLANTA -- Seven months after losing a bid to build a new restaurant in Mountain View, Calif., Chick-fil-A is taking its sandwiches four miles down the road ... to Sunnyvale.
It will be the Atlanta-based chain's second Silicon Valley location.
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Chick-fil-A media reps didn't return several calls seeking comment.
But the new franchise is a sure sign the company is still looking to establish a stronger foothold in that part of California.
The chain generated $4.6 billion in sales last year, up about 12 percent from $4.1 billion in 2011. It also opened 96 restaurants in 2012, bringing its count at the end of the year to 1,690 locations in 39 states and Washington, D.C.
(Atlanta Business Chronicle)