Jack in the Box

Top women executives like Cheryl Bachelder are changing fast food for the better
December 2013

Today’s top female executives share the five best lessons they’ve learned throughout their careers.

As the restaurant industry adapts to smartphones and other mobile technology to meet the needs of on-the-go consumers, one company is making it easier to digitally wade through endless dining options with nutrition and health at top of mind.

Jack in the Box Inc. announced the promotions of three executives: Mark H. Blankenship, Ph.D., to executive vice president and chief people, culture and corporate strategy officer; Paul D. Melancon to senior vice president of finance, controller and treasurer; and Keith Guilbault to senior vice...

Jack in the Box is catering to a new group of nine-to-five consumers: those looking for good eats between 9 p.m. and 5 a.m.

September 2013

At Arby’s, it was “legendary detective” Bo Dietl delivering a meat slicer to a competitor’s drive-thru window, reminding viewers and Arby’s fans that many competitors don’t slice on site. At Quiznos, it was a look-alike of famed gymnastics coach Béla Károlyi...

Today’s young adults and teenagers—Millennials and Gen Z—are a coveted consumer demographic in quick service and are driving industry trends. Reaching these consumers, however, is an evolving process, especially since some experts believe traditional media and Facebook use are...

Jack in the Box Inc. announced that Linda A. Lang will retire as the company’s chairman of the board and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2014. Leonard A. Comma, currently president and chief operating officer, will become chairman, CEO, and...

Jack in the Box announced the launch of a new summer promotional campaign utilizing the mobile video platform Vine. Developed by their digital agency of record, Struck, the campaign consists of 101 videos showing Jack in the Box customers how to "Go Big,” a...

Jack in the Box Inc. announced the promotion of Elana M. “Lani” Hobson to senior vice president of operations. Hobson, a 36-year veteran of the company, was previously vice president of operations.

May 2013

Early on in his career, Jim Amos, chairman and former CEO of Tasti D-Lite, would make it his mission to track down his mentor, a business leader who hated flying so much that he would drive his personal coach around the country to various meetings and engagements.

“I would call his...

The Jack in the Box Foundation announced a $325,000 donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters, its primary charitable partner since 1998.

Monies for the donation were raised during the 23rd annual Jack in the Box Charity Golf Tournament, which was held April 26 in Indian Wells, California.

April 2013

The fish used for McDonald’s Fish McBites and Filet-O-Fish sandwich is not local. Nor is the product used for Long John Silver’s Whitefish Fillet. Same goes for Wendy’s Premium Fish Fillet Sandwich, Jack in the Box’s Fish Sandwich, and Quiznos’ Lobster and Seafood...

Struck, a digital-forward creative agency located in Salt Lake City and with offices in Los Angeles, New York, and Portland, announced the launch of a new website the shop has created for Jack in the Box restaurants.

Driven by the mobile-first behavior of its fan...

Bacon Cheddar Potato Wedges are back on the menu at Jack in the Box. The savory spuds returned to the menu thanks to an effective online campaign waged by fervent fans who took to Facebook, Twitter, and other social media to lament the loss of their favorite side item.

Jack in the Box Inc. disclosed the details of two refranchising transactions that were included in the company’s fourth-quarter operating results, which were announced on November 19.

On August 20, the company sold to RRH-Austin 35 Jack in the Box restaurants in Austin, Texas, and...

Bowling pins were flying at Kearny Mesa Bowl on Saturday, October 27, as The Jack in the Box Foundation held its annual bowl-a-thon benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County, California.

Dubbed "Boo-la-thon 2012," the pre-Halloween event attracted teams of...

To help ease people into the holiday spirit, Jack in the Box is once again offering its perennially popular Pumpkin Pie and Egg Nog Shakes.

“Pumpkin pie and egg nog are two of the most popular and familiar treats of the holidays, and our Pumpkin Pie and Egg Nog Shakes have been...

 

Fall is in the air and the savory flavors of steak, cheese, and sourdough are on the menu at Jack in the Box restaurants.

At participating restaurants (not including the Las Vegas; Austin, Texas; or Cincinnati, Ohio, markets), Jack in the Box is offering a Sourdough...

September 2012

Breakfast is on a roll.

Even though most Americans prepare or eat their morning meals at home, an increasing number of them are opting for breakfast on the way to work, particularly at quick-service restaurant locations.

Nearly half of consumers visited a limited-service restaurant...

September 2012

Jack in the Box is a quick-serve industry leader with more than 2,000 restaurants, an appealing brand icon, high-quality advertising, and a unique menu. A few years ago, the company was positioned for growth, but needed something more—it needed employees who were hitting their stride,...

Jack in the Box, Inc., has become the latest major food retailer to announce that it will eliminate controversial pig gestation crates from its pork supply chain.

The San Diego-based company operates and franchises more than 2,200 Jack in the Box locations and 576 Qdoba Mexican Grill...