Popeyes closures in Idaho

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Re: Popeyes closures in Idaho

Post by SamSpade » May 17th, 2019, 8:08 am


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Re: Popeyes closures in Idaho

Post by storewanderer » May 17th, 2019, 2:17 pm

I wonder if Habit read some of the reviews of the Popeyes that franchisee runs....

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Re: Popeyes closures in Idaho

Post by rwsandiego » May 17th, 2019, 9:08 pm

storewanderer wrote:
May 17th, 2019, 2:17 pm
I wonder if Habit read some of the reviews of the Popeyes that franchisee runs....
The article does not do a very good job of differentiating between the franchisee (Elite Business Enterprises) and The Habit itself. Looking at the Elite Business Enterprises website, it looks like they are not an approved franchisee of The Habit. Wonder why? :shock: :o

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Re: Popeyes closures in Idaho

Post by Alpha8472 » May 18th, 2019, 7:31 pm

Those people who ran those awful Popeye's restaurants have no business running another group of restaurants of any kind.

Habit is a chain that has high standards, and they will not want anything to tarnish their image.

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Re: Popeyes closures in Idaho

Post by storewanderer » May 18th, 2019, 9:38 pm

I was really surprised when I heard they got a Habit franchise. I thought maybe Habits are easier to run than a Popeyes and perhaps it could work out. It will be interesting to see what happens.

The Popeyes reviews for locations run by NorCal Cajun (or "Elite") are truly awful.

https://www.yelp.com/biz/popeyes-louisi ... =date_desc

https://www.yelp.com/biz/popeyes-louisi ... sq=popeyes

https://www.yelp.com/biz/popeyes-louisi ... =date_desc

https://www.yelp.com/biz/popeyes-louisi ... =date_desc

And no, it doesn't get any better in NorCal:

Even right by their HQ in Concord...
https://www.yelp.com/biz/popeyes-louisi ... sq=popeyes

https://www.yelp.com/biz/popeyes-louisi ... =date_desc

https://www.yelp.com/biz/popeyes-louisi ... =date_desc

https://www.yelp.com/biz/popeyes-louisi ... =date_desc

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Re: Popeyes closures in Idaho

Post by rwsandiego » May 19th, 2019, 8:06 am

I would venture to guess that The Habit is harder to run because they have pretty tight quality standards. Not being a fan of burger chains, I've eaten at a couple for Habit locations (San Diego Sorts Arena, Phoenix McDowell Rd, and one up in Orange County, CA) and all three were very good. The food was much better quality than I thought it would be. They probably have stringent financial standards, so guessing that defaulting on a lease became a disqualifier.

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