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Checkers Energized By New Campaign

2001-01-09 Checkers and Rally's "You Gotta Eat(SM)" campaign, beginning January 10, showcases the chain as the meal solution for people with too much to do and too little time to do it.

Checkers Sells 13, Completes Sale-Leaseback

2000-12-20 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. reported December 28 the sale of 13 Rally's restaurants in the Birmingham, Alabama market area to HJK, L.L.C. for $3.7 million.

Checkers CEO Purchases 100,000 Shares

2000-12-14 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. today reported that its chief executive officer, Daniel Dorsch, has exercised previously granted options to purchase 100,000 shares of the company's stock.

Checkers Selects New Advertising Agency

2000-11-02 Checkers Drive-in Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKR) today announced that it has selected MARC USA as its new advertising agency of record, effective immediately.

Checkers/Rally's Launches Ad Review

2000-11-02 Checkers and Rally's Drive-in Restaurants Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKR) announces the launch of a review of all creative and media partners.

Checkers Sells 42 Restaurants

2000-10-30 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. recently sold 36 Rally's Restaurants in the Detroit, Michigan market area and 6 Checkers Restaurants in the Kansas City market area.

Checkers Continues Profitability

2000-10-27 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. today reported financial results for its third fiscal quarter ended September 11, 2000.

Checkers Announces Sale of 28 Restaurants

2000-10-05 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. announced today that it has sold 28 Rally's restaurants in Louisville and Lexington, Kentucky to BVI Double Drive-Thru, Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky for $8.0 million.

Checkers Announces Highest Quarterly Income Since 1993

2000-08-03 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. reported August 2 financial results for its second fiscal quarter ended June 19, 2000.

Checkers Launches Screamin' Spicy Chicken Strips

2000-07-13 Checkers and Rally's Drive-in Restaurants announced July 12 the national launch of new screamin' spicy chicken strips.