Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Franchise Analysis

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Franchise Info

Popeyes quick-service restaurant specializing in the sale of fried chicken, seafood and other quick service food under the name “Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen”. They offer a limited menu of lunch and dinner products, and in certain Restaurants approved by us, breakfast products. Popeyes distinguishes itself with a unique “Louisiana” style menu that features spicy chicken, chicken tenders, biscuits, fried shrimp and other seafood, red beans and rice and other quick-service menu items. Popeyes Restaurants are located in many different communities and different locations within communities including free-standing buildings, store-front locations, and mall locations, in urban and suburban locations. A Popeyes Restaurant may feature a walk-in format, drive-thru, sit-down, or some combination of these types of formats.

What is the upfront requirements to own an Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen franchise?

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has a franchise fee of up to $50,000, with a overall upfront investment range from $423,800 to $2,620,800.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $50,000
  • Total Investment: $423,800 to $2,620,800
  • Working Capital: $20,000 to $30,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

The upfront purchase price of any franchise opportunity includes many fees. Check out this franchise opportunity to better understand the initial costs required to buy an Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, such as franchise fees, leasehold improvement costs, pre-opening advertising, and technology fees. It should be noted that, franchisors must to provide you with details about all upfront fees. These fees include those that are actually paid when signing the franchise agreement and commitments to fees you are required to pay.

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How much does an Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen franchisee make?

As with any new franchised business, the franchise owner's salary and the revenue from a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen business depends on many factors. One way to confirm the potential revenues or profits earned from a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. Typically, profits and owner's salary are equitable to the size of the investment and number of locations you own. Demand for your products, the labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other variables also play a large role in your bottom line and your personal salary

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How many franchise locations does Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen franchise system have?

As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 0 franchised Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen locations throughout the USA.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen franchise opportunities in my area?

Based on 2020 FDD data, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has franchise locations in 49 states. There may be no locations in several states as each franchise plans their growth strategy differently. Certain states also require franchise companies to register their franchise opportunity and file their Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with state examiners prior to awarding franchise opportunities to residents in that state. These registration states have examiners review a franchise company's FDD to confirm it satisfies state regulatory requirements. In addition to registration states, additional states have enacted supplemental franchise or business opportunity laws that require franchise companies to file their franchise within the state. In most instances the filing is simply a notice with the state. Unlike franchise registration states, the franchise filing states do not review the FDD.

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Based on our research Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is expanding into new markets and might be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you always need to be considering what is a good location for my business. Review the potential customer base to assess that your city has a need or customers for this franchise. Even the most popular franchises have states that they are not successful in. The reasons why a specific franchised location can fail are plentiful. You need to analyze not only the franchised business itself, but review locations where you believe it has a more profitable opportunity.

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Last Reviewed: 2020

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Franchise INFORMATION

Total Investment
$423,800 - $2,620,800
Franchise Fee
$50,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
20 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchise outlet growth
2012
1,644
2019
0
Ongoing fees
Royalty
5.0%
ad fees
4.0%
# of franchised outlets
0

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS

Does this opportunity provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 120 hours. This includes 0 hours of classroom training, 120 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.


Online 0
On-the-Job 120
Classroom 0
Total 120

Does this opportunity offer Territory Rights?

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen offers territory protections. For an explanation of territory rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.


How long ago did Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1976. The average Chicken, Ribs and Seafood franchise began franchising in 2003.


Do they offer lending options?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.

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