The chicken in Popeye’s sandwich crunches audibly when you bite in, with all those nooks and crannies on the surface shattering into a thousand delicious pieces.
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Even in the midst of a global pandemic, consumers still want Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s chicken sandwich.
The chain’s parent company Restaurant Brands International said Thursday that Popeyes’ U.S. same-store sales soared more than 40% as of the third full week of May.
The latest results are an improvement from the second half of March, when Popeyes’ same-store sales were flat compared with the year-ago period. Fast-food restaurants are recovering more quickly than the…