On Monday, the store where Popeyes is coming up in the Mall of Faridabad had “coming soon” sign written on it
New Delhi: The American fast-food brand Popeyes is about to open an outlet in mint-fresh Mall of Faridabad, probably the first outlet in north India for the Miami-based eatery joint.
Mall of Faridabad opened its doors on Monday and is situated in NIT, Faridabad. The new Popeyes store will open in the food court of the mall.
On Monday, the store where Popeyes is coming up in the Mall of Faridabad had “coming soon” sign written on it.
The brand, owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc, plans to open 250 Popeyes stores in the country in the next four to five years through its Indian franchise Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd (JFL). Read more about it here.
Popeyes started operating in India in January 2022, where they opened the first outlet in Bengaluru. As of September 2023 Popeyes had 19 outlets across India out of which 12 are situated in Bengaluru. Popeyes is a fried-chicken brand and competes directly with KFC that operates hundreds of stores in various India cities.
Jubilant has so far opened Popeyes stores in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Manurai and Maipal.
India is key to the long-term growth plans of the US-based fried chicken brand according to its CEO Joshua Kobza
Founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1972 by Al Copeland, Popeyes is a fast food brand known for its fried chicken. Today, there are 3700 plus Popeyes across the globe.