Author: DANIELLE WIENER-BRONNER, CNN BUSINESS

Popeyes' spicy chicken sandwich officially coming back

When Popeyes abruptly sold out of its highly sought-after spicy chicken sandwich in August, hungry fans demanded to know when the viral phenomenon would return to its menu. Now, after a torturous two month wait, Popeyes announced Monday the item would return on November 3rd as a permanent item, and it doesn't anticipate running out.

McDonald's shares slip as competition heats up

Growth at McDonald's missed some expectations in the third quarter, suggesting that the chain is feeling the heat from competitors who are getting aggressive on breakfast and plant-based menu items.