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GPS Hospitality strikes franchise agreement with Popeyes

Large Burger King operator gets into the chicken business

The former CEO of Arby’s, who has recently made a name for himself by acquiring Burger King restaurants, is getting into the chicken business.

GPS Hospitality, the Atlanta-based franchisee founded by former Arby’s CEO Tom Garrett, recently completed a deal to buy seven Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen locations in Atlanta. The deal includes an agreement to develop the quick-service chicken chain in Atlanta and West Virginia.

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