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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.
Carl's Jr. Rolls Out Three New Salads
New entree salads include the Cranberry, Apple, Walnut Grilled Chicken Salad; the Southwest Grilled Chicken Salad; and the Original Grilled Chicken Salad.
Carl's Jr. Set to Take Its Vitamins
CKE to offer three flavors of vitaminwater at all Carl's Jr. locations.
Six Dollar Burger for $2.79 at Carl's Jr.
Burger launched as competition to McDonald's Quarter Pounder.
Carl's Jr. Rolls Out Parmesan Chicken Sandwich
New sandwich to be available for $3.99, or $6.49 as a combo.
China, Meet Carl ... Jr That Is
Carl's Jr. is making its first roads into the vast Chinese market with the opening of a Shanghai store today.
Family of Carl's Jr. Founder Keeping Chain Successful
Grandsons of founder set company sales record with new Arizona location.
National Chains Switching to Cage-free Eggs
Humane treatment of egg-laying hens at the heart of the issue.
Carl's Jr. Teams with In-Store TV Service
Digital television network to be featured in 133 of the chain's locations.
A Star for Breast Cancer Awareness
Synq Solutions is helping spearhead a campaign at Carl's Jr to raise money for breast cancer.
Hardee's, Carl's Jr. Can't Fight the Economy
Same-store sales for CKE fell 2.7 percent for period two.
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