The Wenatchee Valley has spoken!

Earlier this week, you gave us great ideas for new business franchises, that would improve our life in Wenatchee. What is a popular business franchise NOT here in North Central Washington?


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This is a company, currently running with the consistency of an unheard of NINE year streak as America’s favorite restaurant, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).

The closest Chick-fil-A location to the Wenatchee Valley is a couple hours away in Spokane.

The top 8 franchises that give Americans positive feedback on include:

Chick-fil-A, Jimmy John’s, Domino’s, KFC, Chipotle, Panera, Pizza Hut and Starbucks.

BTW, Wenatchee Valley resident's will tell you that we don't have a Panera Bread company here. I personally loved meeting my friends for a sandwich, back when I lived in Ohio.

The KW3 Breakfast Burrito with Connor & Aly asked our KW3 family what new business would complete our valley. The comments came in fast and furious!

Some great ideas included:

Chick-fil-A, Dick's Drive-In, In-N-OUT Drive-In, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Ivar's Seafood Bar, Outback Steakhouse, MOD Pizza, Zeke's Pizza, Zips Burgers, Red Lobster...the list goes on. What are the business that you'd like to see come here? Join in on the conversation with the KW3 Facebook wall.

We also had passionate pleas for some recently departed business to come back: Places like Hastings, Skipper's Fish-n-Chips, and a near miss from Buffalo Wild-Wings. (Buffalo Wild Wings ALMOST came to East Wenatchee a couple years ago - anyone remember that?)

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What are the businesses you like to see come here and add to our daily life? Drop into the all new KW3 app, click the bars in the upper left hand corner and send us your thoughts!

-Connor, from the KW3 Breakfast Burrito with Connor & Aly


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