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Live From the Floor: Wincor Aims to Create Competition in U.S. Quick-Serve Technology

2008-01-30 As the No. 1 POS provider in Europe, Wincor Nixdorf is probably the biggest technology solutions company that you've never heard of. Tad Shepperd, the company's vice president of U.S. retail, is ready to change that.

Popeyes Introduces Zero Trans Fat Biscuits

2007-05-30 Popeyes(R) Chicken & Biscuits announced the introduction of zero gram trans fat biscuits and one gram per serving French fries in its domestic restaurants.

AFC Enterprises, Inc. Announces the Resignation of CEO

2007-03-08 The company also appointments an interim CEO and creates COO position.

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.