4 PR Lessons From the Way Popeyes Launched Its Popular New Chicken Sandwich
SEPTEMBER 17, 2019
Did you stand in line for the release? Which version did you like? Did you get one before they sold out? Was it as good as they say? No, I’m not talking about the new iPhone. I’m talking about the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich , an unexpected PR master class. When Popeyes launched its sandwich on Aug. 12, the country took notice. Within days, the sandwich had stirred a fast-food fight with its own hashtag, generated a meme battle and had blogs and news organizations scrambling to post reviews.