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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.
Inside Roark Capital
How a young private equity firm came to own 16 restaurant brands with $11 billion in systemwide sales.
Study shows softer lighting, music contribute to healthier dining habits.
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.
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.
What Happened to Table Service?
The recession served casual-dining chains some serious blows. But quick serves and fast casuals shouldn’t get too confident.
Even without the white tablecloths, quick-serve brands are beginning to rival fine-dining establishments.
A Super-Sized Dilemma
Fast food customers love big portion sizes, but with nutrition and obesity under more public scrutiny, quick serves are left to decide whether to listen to their customers or to their critics.
Hardee's Announces Winner of NASCAR Contest
Debbie Lewis, of Iowa City, is the national grand prize winner in Hardee's "Fantasy of a Lifetime Instant Win Game.''...
Hardee's Announces New VP
Hardee's Food Systems, Inc. announced July 14 the promotion of Noah Griggs, a 19-year veteran of Hardee's, to executive vice president of operations for the restaurant company.
121 Hardee's Sold to Franchisees
CKE Restaurants, Inc. , parent of Hardee's Food Systems, Inc., has sold an additional 121 Hardee's restaurants to franchisees in two separate transactions for approximately $37 million.
Hardee's Prepares For Annual Tournament
Preparations are underway for the nation's largest all-cash king mackerel fishing tournament.
CKE Appoints Puzder CEO of Hardee's
CKE Restaurants, Inc. announces that Andrew F. Puzder, 49, has been named chief executive officer and president of its Hardee's Food Systems, Inc. subsidiary.
Hardee's Updating it's Look and Sound
Hardee's is using musical superstars to sing the praises of its restaurants in a lively new broadcast advertising campaign that begins March 7.
New Ad Agency for Carl's Jr., Hardee's
Hardee's Food Systems, Inc. announced December 2 that it has selected Johnson/Ukropina Creative Marketing as its new national creative agency.
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