Popeyes Sells Out of Chicken Sandwiches, Putting Its Newfound Popularity at Risk

The chain burned through 2 months of inventory in 2 weeks

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Just as the emaciated steed of Famine follows closely behind the red stallion of War, so too are we now entering the next phase of the Chicken Sandwichpocalypse.

Popeyes today announced that it has sold through its entire launch inventory of chicken sandwiches—which was supposed to be enough to last through September. That means that once the inventory at each store is sold out, there won’t be a resupply until further notice.

Here’s the official statement Popeyes sent to Adweek:

“We have seen an extraordinary demand for the new Popeyes Chicken Sandwich following our nationwide launch on August 12.



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