Popeyes to open 200-plus units in Canada & US this year

Fast-food chicken specialist Popeyes is intending to open 200 new restaurants across Canada and the U.S. before the end of 2022, including a new flagship location in New York City’s Times Square. The new units will feature an innovative design including self-order kiosks, digital “order-ready” boards, and a merchandise store. Over half of the restaurants that […]

Popeyes launching first sustainably built restaurant in Canada

Fast-food chain Popeyes has partnered with Canadian green construction technology company Nexii Building Solutions Inc. to deliver its first sustainably constructed Canadian restaurant. The building Abbotsford, B.C. was constructed in less than two weeks. It is Popeyes’ 12th restaurant in the province and supports the Popeyes brand’s rapid growth and expansion in Canada. The new […]

Popeyes commits to new quality & sustainability initiatives in Canada

Popeyes has made new food quality commitments for the next five years as part of Restaurant Brands International’s Restaurant Brands for Good sustainability plan. These commitments are part of the brand’s goal to serve responsibly sourced, high-quality, and great-tasting food, while continuously working to reducing its environmental footprint. The pledges including removing artificial colours, flavours, […]

RBI and Popeyes: Winner winner, chicken dinner?

By Jeni Marinucci Restaurant Brands International (RBI) is extending its QSR kingdom with the recent purchase of Popeyes, the Louisiana-style fried chicken restaurant. RBI, which owns both Burger King and now Tim Hortons, announced the $1.8 billion purchase earlier this week. The move sees RBI broaden its share of the QSR market in Canada, something analysts […]

Restaurant Brands International Inc. agrees to acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Press release Transaction to add Popeyes, an iconic brand with rich Louisiana heritage and strong U.S. and international growth potential, to RBI Restaurant Brands International Inc. and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. announced today that the companies have reached an agreement for RBI to acquire Popeyes for $79.00 per share in cash, or $1.8 billion. The acquisition of Popeyes will add […]

Popeyes announces Western Canada expansion with new locations coming to Alberta

Press release Brand continues Canadian expansion by bringing Louisiana flavors to the West Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. will expand into Western Canada with Franchisees opening locations across Edmonton and Calgary by the end of 2017. The South meets the West as more Canadians will have access to the brand’s Louisiana-inspired fried chicken and seafood. Starting this November, the first Edmonton location will open in the Tamarack […]