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AFC Files Suit Against Church's Chicken and Former Franchisee

2007-02-27 Franchisor-operator of Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits seeks damages in connection with intent to harm Popeyes brand.

A Taste of Louisiana Soon to be in Georgia

2006-12-10 Popeyes is opening a new fast-casual hybrid concept, Popeyes®Louisiana Kitchen.

Popeyes Franchisee Raises Over $1 Million for MDA

2006-03-21 Sailormen, Inc., the largest domestic franchisee of Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits locations, has officially raised over $1 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in the past four years through the annual "Appetite for the Cure" coupon card promotion fundraiser and the annual Sailormen Golf Classic.

Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits Introduces a Bigger, Better Bird

2005-11-01 Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq:AFCE), is delivering more of the flavor consumers crave this Thanksgiving by offering a bigger, better Cajun Turkey at participating restaurants this November.

Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits to Debut Big Flava Chicken Deluxe Sandwich

2005-09-29 Popeyes® Chicken & Biscuits, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Nasdaq: AFCE - News), today announced the Oct. 1 nationwide launch of its new Big Flava Chicken Deluxe Sandwich.

Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits Cites Key Initiatives in 2005

2005-02-15 New executive leadership, menu enhancements, and restaurant development and re-imaging will drive growth this year.

Popeyes Franchisee Has Offer for Voters

2004-10-27 Any registered voter who brings in his or her voter registration card gets a free 2-piece dinner with the purchase of a 3-piece dinner and medium drink at regular menu price.

AFC Hires President for Popeyes

2004-06-03 As AFC Enterprises moves toward becoming a single-brand company, it has hired a president for its flagship Popeyes chain.

Popeyes Adds Spicy Chicken Strips to Menu

2003-02-10 Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits introduces spicy chicken strips as first of "many" new menu items for 2003.

Popeyes Spices It Up with Louisiana Hot Sauce

2003-01-30 National partnership puts popular hot sauce in all Popeyes restaurants.