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The Health Paradox
Customers say they want healthy, but think healthy is synonymous with tasteless. What is an operator to do?
The Lighter Side
Burger brands put marketing twist on healthier items.
The Alternative to New Products
Too much product innovation can hurt a brand’s image. Here are four other ways quick-service brands can drum up buzz.
Inside Roark Capital
How a young private equity firm came to own 16 restaurant brands with $11 billion in systemwide sales.
Final Piece of the Puzzle
Speed and accuracy are essential, but good customer service could be the key to building sales in the drive thru.
The New Norm
The Great Recession changed the financing landscape forever. Operators, though, are using the change to their advantage.
Time to Jump on the Bandwagon?
It’s smart to follow industry trends, but don’t forget to add your own touch.
Hiring’s New Frontier
A new wave of Web- and mobile-based hiring platforms are designed to decrease the restaurant industry’s notorious turnover rate.
The 10 Best Franchise Deals
Back by popular demand.
reveals the industry's best franchise deals.
The Case for Humane
Humanely raised foods are in higher demand than even local and organic ingredients. Quick serves have a big opportunity to answer the cry from consumers.
CKE Chooses PAR POS System for Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s
ParTech, Inc., a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced that CKE Restaurants has selected the new PAR EverServ 7700 POS for its Carl’s Jr...
CKE Puts Fried Aside with Charbroiled Fish Sandwich
Carl's Jr. and Hardee's announced the addition of the Charbroiled Atlantic Cod Fish Sandwich to their menus.
Carl's Jr. Franchisee Boosts Drive-Thru Sales with MIRUS
Star Chasers Oklahoma Inc. of Edmond, Oklahoma, is a multiunit Carl’s Jr. franchisee with 38 restaurants in Oklahoma and Texas.
Carl's Jr., Hardee's Beef Up with Jalapeño Turkey Burger
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are spicing up the holidays with the introduction of the Jalapeño Turkey Burger.
Green Burrito Puts More Crunch Into Lunch
Snacking is getting a little noisier thanks to the addition of crispy Chicken Taquitos to the Green Burrito menu at Carl’s Jr. ...
Archway Joins Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s in Stars for Heroes
Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, again joined clients Carl’s Jr.
Hardee's, Carl's Jr. Go Meat on Meat with BBQ Cheeseburger
Proving once again that two meats are better than one, Carl’s Jr.
Green Burrito Adds Torta Sandwiches to Menu
Carl’s Jr. announced a new addition to its Green Burrito menu of delicious Mexican cuisine with Charbroiled Chicken and Steak Torta Sandwiches.
CKE Announces Initial Public Offering
CKE Inc., parent company to Hardee's and Carl's Jr., announced today that it has commenced an initial public offering of 13,333,334 shares of its comm...
Bacon Bacon Biscuit Sizzles On Menu at Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s introduce a sizzling new addition to their lineup of Made from Scratch biscuits that will satisfy any bacon lover’s morning cr...
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