Carl's Jr.

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Carl N. Karcher, founder for Carl's Jr., passed away on January 11 in Fullerton, California, at age 90. Vigil to be held on January 17.
Parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, CKE renews its beverage contract with the soft drink provider.
The franchised restaurant opened on Monday, December 3 in Pago Pago, American Samoa, and is the first Carl's Jr. restaurant for franchisee, Forsgren Foods Inc.
Originally the company planned to complete the roll out by early 2008, but it has been delayed until the end of next year.
First introduced as part of the chain's Six Dollar Burger line, the mushroom burger was added back to the menu yesterday.
The Hardee's and Carl's Jr. fast-food chains will begin purchasing eggs and pork from suppliers who do not keep animals in cages or crates, spokesmen for Hardee's and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals said Wednesday.
CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced that it will sell its La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill restaurants.
CKE, parent company of the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's fast-food chains, sued rival Jack In The Box Inc. on Friday to stop TV ads.
The Big Shef was a signature burger on the Burger Chef menu in the 1970s and 1980s.
Company sells 25 Atlanta Hardee's restaurants as initiative launches.
On Tuesday, January 30th, Carl's Jr. will open its 300th dual-branded Carl's Jr./Green Burrito restaurant in Livermore, California.
The City of Anaheim, California, will honor Carl's Jr. founder, Carl N. Karcher, with a star on its newly conceived Anaheim / O.C. Walk of Stars.
The board of directors at CKE Restaurants, parent of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., has authorized an expansion of its stock repurchase program by $50 million, for a new limit of $150 million.
Carl’s Jr.® recently made waves when it partnered with the Palms Casino Resort to debut the $6,000 Combo Meal, offered exclusively on the Vegas hot spot’s room service menu.
Steak will no longer be the only meat on The Philly Cheesesteak at Carl’s Jr.® This Philadelphia favorite can now be order with burgers, in addition to its regular condiments.
Carl's Jr.'s May 2006 in-store donation program has led patrons give more than $300,000 to breast cancer research and increased awareness.
The newest flavor of Hand-Scooped Ice Cream Shakes & Malts at Carl's Jr. combines OREO cookies and ice cream.
Taking advantage of Americans' increasing taste for hot, spicy foods, Carl's Jr. is introducing the new Jalapeno Burger.
Burger chain Carl's Jr. plans to bring its trademark smiling yellow star to the Seattle area next year. Owned by Carpinteria's CKE Restaurants Inc., Carl's has only a handful of restaurants now in Washington, all on the eastern side of the state.
For two decades, Carl's Jr.® has been famous for its longtime favorite burger, the Western Bacon Cheeseburger®. Over the past 20 years, the popular menu item developed a loyal following and helped put the chain on the map.