ADVISORY, Jan. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
AFC Enterprises, (AFCE) the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to announce a change in the company name to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., which will now be traded under (PLKI).
Popeyes' Chief Executive Officer Cheryl Bachelder, joined by management and employees, will ring the Opening Bell in celebration of the announcement.
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About Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (PLKI):
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. is the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, the world's second-largest Quick-Service Restaurant ("QSR") chicken concept based on number of units. As of December 29, 2013, Popeyes had 2,225 operating restaurants in the United States, 3 territories, and 28 foreign countries. Popeyes' primary objective is to deliver sales and profits by offering excellent investment opportunities and providing exceptional franchisee support systems and services to its owners. Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. can be found at www.popeyes.com.
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