Chicken-sandwich chain Chick-fil-A has some serious expansionplans. The Atlanta-based chain is opening 78 newlocations this year.That number is down slightly from the 83 itopened in 2009, but this is still good news for a retail industrythat is plagued by store closings.The chain is alsoentering the Chicago area with its first stores there. The companycurrently operates just over 1,400 units in 38 states.CanChick-fil-A's expansion make up for some off the store closureswe've seen, like the 1,800 stores Movie Gallery is shutting?

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