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Hardee's Extortion Bid Nets Federal Complaint

2004-10-19 Government documents have described CKE Restaurants, parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., as "the victim of a corporate extortion scheme."...

Hardee's Debuts Western Bacon Thickburger

2004-08-16 The newest addition to the chain's Thickburger line is based on a long-popular sandwich from sister concept Carl's Jr.

Hardee's Franchisees Praise Management, Urge Cooperation

2004-06-30 The head of Hardee's franchisee association told stockholders today that CKE Restaurant's managment team deserve credit for improved sales, but also urged cooperation with franchisee input.

Hardee's Giveaway Would Honor First Franchisee

2004-01-30 Hardee's will give everyone in Charlotte a free hamburger if the Panthers win Super Bowl XXXVIII this Sunday. The giveaway honors Hardee's first franchisee -- Panthers owner Jerry Richardson.

CKE Restaurants, Inc. and Coca-Cola Fountain

2003-01-29 Coca-Cola brands are the refreshment Beverages ofcChoice at CKE’s Hardee’s®, Carl’s Jr.®, and La Salsa® brands...

Hardee's Breaks Rank from Competition with New Premium Burger Menu

2003-01-21 With the rollout of a new menu featuring 1/3- to 2/3-pound, Angus beef burgers, Hardee’s will eliminate up to 40 existing items at lunch and dinner.

CKE Expects Weak Same-Store Sales

2002-09-24 Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. expected to stagnate or lag behind through end of fiscal year.

Hardees Unveils Three New Television Ads for the Six Dollar Burger

2002-08-29 The new ads will focus on the industry acclaim the Six Dollar Burger has earned in recent months...

CKE Restaurants, Inc. Reports Period 7 Same-Store Sales

2002-08-19 New products are expected to be rolled out this fall and winter at Hardees.

Hardee's Introduces Loaded Omelet Biscuit

2002-07-08 Omelet sandwich for meat lovers is latest addition to Hardee's breakfast menu...