Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Fried chicken, seafood, biscuits
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#4 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$384K - $2.6M
Units as of 2020
3,377 21.6% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Chicken
Founded
1972
Parent Company
Restaurant Brands International
Leadership
Daniel Gonzalez, Head of Finance & Development
Ticker Symbol
QSR

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1976 (45 years)
# of employees at HQ
103
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Asia, Middle East, Europe (Western), Central America, Canada, South America, Mexico

# of Units
3,377 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
5707 Blue Lagoon Dr.
Miami, FL 33126

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$50,000
Initial Investment
$383,500 - $2,620,800
Net Worth Requirement
$1,000,000
Cash Requirement
$500,000
Veteran Incentives
$22,500 off franchise fee; reduced royalty fee for first six months
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
4%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
120 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
20
Are exclusive territories available?
No

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #4

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #12

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #7

Fastest-Growing Franchises (U.S. & Canada)

Ranked #1 in Chicken

Best of the Best

Ranked #1 in Chicken

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Updated: February 8th, 2021