Entrepreneurs sell Popeyes & # 39; viral chicken sandwich for the store for FIVE TIMES after being sold out nationwide within three weeks
- Three men seemed to sell the virgin Popeyes' chicken sandwich for $ 20 each
- They stood outside the restaurant with a sign and a small arrow
- At least three people walked away with packed items and others looked at it
- Compared to the $ 3.99 standard price, they would be five times more expensive
- Popeyes has announced that it is sold out of the new sandwich that was launched on 12 August
Some cunning entrepreneurs saw Popeye & # 39; s chicken sandwiches for five times the price just outside the store, after the new dish was sold out more than two weeks after the launch.
Three men seemed to be trying to flog the hugely popular hamburger for $ 20 each outside the restaurant, in an unknown location – while they were conjuring up the goods from a folding table.
Footage shows a man holding a plate with the words & # 39; KIP sandwich & # 39 ;, another has a small arrow and a third one seems to be selling it.
Despite the price increase of originally $ 3.99, at least three people walked away with packed items and another eight looked at the stall.
Popeyes announced on Wednesday that they had sold out all their new chicken sandwiches throughout America after launching them on August 12. It was launched to match the beloved chicken burger of Chick-fil-A.
Three men seemed to sell Popeye & # 39; s chicken sandwiches for $ 20 outside one of the restaurants. The hyped-up snack is sold out on Wednesday
The clip first saw a woman approaching the gallery and leaving with an item, after which two men laughed when they noticed the sign and with the & # 39; sellers & # 39; spoke.
A man in an apron, who could be a Popeyes employee, seemed to float outside the store and others watched from the sidelines.
Towards the end of the 59-second video, one of the men waved a bag ready for a new sale, while the other sellers continued to grab people's attention.
On August 12, Popeyes posted a photo of the new sandwich, which wrote that the simple ingredients contained chicken, pickles, and a brioche sandwich.
During that time they wrote: & # 39; New. Sandwich. Popeyes. Nationwide. So. Good. To request. How. To speak. In. Complete. Sandwiches. I mean, sentences. & # 39;
Consumers ran to the restaurant to try it out – which led to a frenzy Fox news reported that Popeyes was no longer in stock and was intended until the end of September.
They said in a statement that & # 39; predicted demand aggressively … sold through that inventory. & # 39;
The Louisiana-inspired franchise posted a video account of why they were sold out, with images of people enjoying the food and quotes from employees.
One said: & # 39; The lines are still crazy until five o'clock & # 39; in the morning. & # 39;
& # 39; We had lines wrapped around the corner & # 39 ;, another said.
One last added: & # 39; We are sold out of chicken sandwiches, we are sold out in four hours. & # 39;
Popeye relaunched the sandwich on August 12 (above), boasting its simple ingredients: chicken, pickles, and a brioche sandwich. It was striking that they were sold out nationwide, including inventory that would last until the end of September
Because the sold-out items have tried to flog the desired sandwich for up to $ 20,000 dollars on eBay (above) under the & # 39; Buy Now & # 39; and with a $ 15,000 reserve bid. It is not clear whether someone has placed or bought an offer
They claim that between five and six million people were talking about the sandwich on social media, which they said was & # 39; good & # 39; used to be.
Popeyes tried to encourage people to log in to their app to find out when they would be back in stock.
Due to demand and hype throughout America, people have tried to capitalize, with the sandwiches even being sold on eBay.
a mention had a & # 39; buy it now & # 39; price of $ 20,000 and starting bid reserve of $ 15,000.
It was viewed by 20 people and the site claimed it was viewed at least 71 times per hour.
A further 16 of the sandwiches were listed on the auction site, starting on Thursday, some with a starting price of $ 45.
It is not clear whether something was sold through the site and no list appeared to have bids.
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