Popeyes Plans Western Canada Expansion

by Katie Lee

Atlanta — Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, will expand into Western Canada with franchisees opening locations across Edmonton and Calgary by the end of 2017.

Starting this November, the first Edmonton location will open in the Tamarack area, followed by the first Calgary location in Forest Lawn. Subsequent locations will be opening throughout the fall and into the spring of 2017. The chain reached a milestone last year with its 100th franchised restaurant opening in Canada and it continues to grow as a leader in the quick-service restaurant market.

Founded in 1972 in New Orleans, Popeyes is a leader in the New Orleans segment of the foodservice industry and is the world’s second largest quick-service chicken concept with approximately 2,594 operating restaurants in the United States, the District of Columbia, three territories, and 26 foreign countries. For more information, visit www.popeyes.com.


SOURCE: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

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