industry headlines

Popeye's Debuts On-the-Run Offerings

2008-09-30 The chain introduced Louisiana Travelers Nuggets and Tenders with new portable packaging.

Popeyes Joins Dine Out Fundraiser

2008-09-16 As part of the program, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen will contribute 1 percent of its sales in participating restaurants to fight childhood hunger.

Popeyes Repositions Entire Brand

2008-08-25 Company CMO says the new ad campaign, menu items, and logo emphasize the brand's Louisiana roots and culinary traditions.

Popeyes Selects New Advertising Agency

2008-06-30 Popeyes selects GSD&M Idea City as national creative advertising agency of record.

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.