The ‘Chicken Wars’ didn’t just help Popeyes

Some data suggests that Chick-fil-A also saw more business last month as consumers hungered for chicken sandwiches.


4 restaurant companies awarded top global industry honor

The winners of this year’s GRLC Distinction Awards include several of the world’s largest restaurant operations, hailing from three continents.

The fast-casual chain is offering a free meal to any Popeyes employee who shows up in uniform this week.

The chain’s reintroduction of the popular item generated more long lines and customer waits.

Same-store sales rose 10.2% last quarter with help from the popular menu item, which returns on Sunday.

Chefs and R&D teams are launching new menu items at a fast clip. Here’s a roundup of the most recent introductions and menu news.

Franchisees are hiring additional workers as they prepare for a November reintroduction of the popular menu item.

Based on Technomic data, the chain’s chicken sandwich frenzy was bad news for two big rivals. But now it faces pressure to get its supply chain back, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chicken chain inks a 1,500-unit deal, becoming the latest concept to make a bet on the fast-growing market.

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