Carl's Jr.

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How one Carl's Jr. franchisee did it.
Income was $5.4 million versus $6.2 million for the same time last year.
Americana Group S.A.K. will build 12 Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Kazakhstan over the next five years.
Carl's Jr. and Hardee's partner with rock band Rev Theory.
The grandchildren of Carl's Jr. founder, Carl Karcher, are embarking on a multi-stop statewide tour.
Over the next decade, the chain plans to add units in Nevada and Idaho.
The company is opening its 100th Carl's Jr. location in the country today.
The Big Country Breakfast Burrito features eggs, crumbled bacon and sausage, diced ham, shredded cheddar cheese, hash rounds, and a generous ladle of sausage gravy.
The Carl's Jr. and Hardee's sites have an updated look, expanded interactivity, and new customer loyalty program.
Sandwich has two eggs, two strips of bacon, a sausage patty, and Swiss and American cheeses piled between grilled sourdough bread.
"Pink Star” restaurant donation program raises more than $900,000.
CKE Restaurants Inc. signs agreement to bring 100 Carl's Jr. restaurants to China.
Carl’s Jr. announces the arrival of its Prime Rib Six Dollar Burger.
CKE Restaurants Inc. announces that they have signed development agreements to expand in Pakistan.
Online visitors to the Carl's Jr.'s and Hardee's Web sites can now explore and interact on the Web in 3D.
The menu innovation follows the success of the chain's Jalapeño Burger, introduced more than two years ago.
To help remind the burger-loving public that "no one does Western like Carl's Jr.," participating restaurants will be offering guests a free single Western Bacon Cheeseburger with the purchase of any version of the Western Bacon Cheeseburger.
The items' return to the menu will be accompanied by TV ads by the same advertising agency that created the infamous Paris Hilton ad in 2005.
In response to questions from customers and investors, CKE announced that it has not purchased meat from the recalled brands.
Cadbury Schweppes Americas Beverages will have two fountain brands available in all U.S. Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurants, including Dr Pepper and either Diet Dr Pepper or Squirt, depending on location.