Popeyes' Chicken Sandwich Will Return This Sunday (While Chick-fil-A Is Closed)

Chain finally recovers from its 'unprecedented' sellout

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When a fast food chain says it’s sold out of a product, you’d probably expect to see the item back on sale within 24 hours.

In this case, it’s been two months.

Near the end of August, Popeyes announced that its new chicken sandwich—which had become a viral phenomenon fueled by Black Twitter and amplified by widespread news coverage—was out of stock. The chain had burned through two months’ worth of supply in just two weeks, and execs were notably silent about when it would return.

Days turned into weeks, and weeks turned into months, creating a dangerous cooling-off period for the



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