Hardee's

Hardee's Serves Up Opportunities in Minneapolis

CKE Restaurants, parent company of the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's brands, announced its intent to develop new Hardee's restaurants throughout the Minneapolis Minnesota, area. The company is seeking to expand its Minneapolis footprint over the next several years and sees the potential to develop more than 59 new restaurants in the market.

Currently, Hardee's operates 21 locations in the Minneapolis area.

Carl's Jr., Hardee's to Continue Fundraising for Military Families

CKE Restaurants Inc., parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurant chains, raised more than $750,000 for military families and communities through its three-week Stars for Heroes in-store fundraising campaign.

The company also plans to continue fundraising efforts online and through regional and national promotions throughout the remainder of the year.

CKE Actively Seeking Hardee’s Franchisees in Charlotte, N.C.

CKE Restaurants, Inc., announced today its intent to develop new Hardee’s restaurants throughout the Charlotte, North Carolina, area.

The company is seeking to expand its Charlotte footprint over the next several years and sees the potential to develop more than 35 new restaurants in the market. Hardee’s operates 51 locations within the Charlotte metro area.

Owner of Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Plans $100 Million IPO

CKE Inc., owner of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s brands, has plans to go public again. The company filed paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday, May 17, seeking to raise an estimated $100 million IPO.

CKE Inc. plans to use the IPO proceeds to repay debts and for other unnamed corporate purposes, according to a statement released by the company. The company suffered a $19.3 million loss in the fiscal year ending January 2012.

Hardee’s Honors RMG with Prestigious Founder’s Award

Hardee’s franchise owner Restaurant Management Group (RMG) has received the 2012 Wilber Hardee Founder’s Award from Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.

The prestigious award is named after the founder of Hardee’s and is awarded annually to the single Hardee’s franchise owner that best exemplifies and embodies the ideals of entrepreneurial spirit, vision, leadership, teamwork, and community involvement.

Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Hit Jackpot With Model Kate Upton

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are known for their use of pop-culture icons in their advertising, so casting Kate Upton as their latest spokeswoman in the campaign for the Southwest Patty Melt was seen as a continuation of that strategy. However, Upton was signed and the ads filmed before the brands, or Kate herself, knew that she would be chosen as the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover model.

NFSSC Taps Boddie-Noell CEO for Conference Keynote

The National Food Service Security Council (NFSSC) is pleased to announce that Bill Boddie, president and CEO, Boddie-Noell Enterprises, will serve as a keynote at its 33rd Annual Conference, Aug. 5-8, in Baltimore.

NFSSC is the leading trade association for loss prevention, risk management, and security professionals in the casual dining and quick-service restaurant chain industry.

Archway Acquires Marketing Provider Synq Solutions

Archway, a leader in marketing logistics and fulfillment services, announced today that it has acquired Synq Solutions, Inc. (Synq). Synq is a privately held provider of marketing fulfillment and print management services with operating facilities in the Atlanta and Las Vegas metropolitan areas. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

National Turkey Federation Awards Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s

The National Turkey Federation (NTF) named Carl's Jr. and Hardee's recipients of its 10th Annual "Turkey on the Menu" (T.O.M.) Award in the fast food category. The award honors the chains for introducing a variety of charbroiled turkey burgers on their menus, offering healthier options to consumers.

The T.O.M. Award was presented Feb. 16 during NTF's Annual Convention.

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