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Hardees Parent Sues Jack In The Box

2007-05-26 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.

Hardee's Tries Turkey for Breakfast

2007-04-25 Previously neglected bird makes its debut on new Breakfast Club sandwich.

Hardee's Tests 'Retro' Burgers

2007-04-24 The Big Shef was a signature burger on the Burger Chef menu in the 1970s and 1980s.

CKE Announces Refranchising Program

2007-04-10 Company sells 25 Atlanta Hardee's restaurants as initiative launches.

CKE Expands Stock Repurchase Program Again

2007-01-10 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.

'Throwback' Burger from the Early Hardee's Menu Returns

2006-12-19 Long before Hardee's® upgraded its burger line-up to showcase 1/3-, 1/2-,and 2/3-pound, 100 percent Angus beef Thickburgers(TM), the chain sold a popular, relatively little burger known as The Big Twin®, so-named for the two beef patties it offered.

Hardee's Launches New Shakes and Malts Made with M&M's

2006-07-17 A new television spots in support of the launch features the hit single 'Milkshake' by Kelis...

Hardee's Debuts New Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger

2006-04-18 Hardee's today launched its new Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger(TM).

Hardee's Introduces New Steak 'N' Egg Burrito

2006-01-23 Hardee's, a leader in the QSR breakfast arena, today announced the newest addition to its morning menu, the Steak 'N' Egg Burrito.

Hardee's Franchisees Establish Relief Fund to Help Restaurant Employees Affected by Katrina

2005-09-08 The Independent Hardee's Franchisee Association (IHFA) today is establishing a hurricane relief fund to assist franchisee restaurant employees in the Gulf Coast whose lives have been devastated in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.