Jack in the Box

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

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May 2011

Quick serves could be poised to step up their franchising efforts as soon as the credit market thaws and while available real estate remains cheap. Some experts say that minority-franchisee recruitment will be a particular area of focus, as franchisors pursue the value minorities bring to...

Ballyhooed by various cultures for centuries as a miracle fruit, the blackberry is now set to cure the shake cravings of Jack in the Box guests. For a limited time, Jack in the Box restaurants are adding Blackberry to their line of real ice cream shakes.

After 60 years of serving guests driving to and through his Jack in the Box restaurants, Jack has decided to turn the tables. He’s going to start driving to his guests to serve his burgers, tacos, and fries. Jack in the Box is taking its fast-food show on...

The French have given Americans a lot to celebrate over the years—the Statue of Liberty, some cheap real estate (remember the Louisiana Purchase?), and a buttery bread called a croissant. As a savory salute to the latter’s invention, Jack in the Box restaurants are serving up a deal...

 

Jack in the Box announced that the chain’s third annual antenna ball promotion raised $275,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters, the nation's largest donor and volunteer-supported children's mentoring network.

The promotion featured a new Jack-style antenna ball...

March 2011

Just last year, women crossed the 50 percent threshold in the U.S. workforce, and for the first time in history represent the majority of working Americans. Even in our own industry, more than 50 percent of restaurants are now owned by women—a statistic released by the National Restaurant...

March 2011

Just how much do human beings love a great bowl of noodles? Ask Wang Cong-yuan.

According to a December report in The Wall Street Journal, the highly regarded Taiwanese restaurateur charges about $324 for a bowl of his best beef noodles, which includes different cuts of beef from Japan,...

Jack in the Box announced that Michael E. Verdesca has been promoted to vice president and chief information officer.

Verdesca, previously division vice president of systems development for the company, had been serving as acting CIO since October 2010. In his new role with the company,...

Jack in the Box, a San Diego-based hamburger chain with more than 2,200 restaurant locations in 19 states, announced that it would introduce the Mint Oreo Cookie Shake as an addition to its menu.

Like the Oreo Cookie Shake, another Jack in the Box menu item, the Mint Oreo Cookie...

With much of the nation’s attention focused on the Super Bowl, Jack in the Box restaurants will once again leverage a break in the gridiron action to debut a new television ad and savory new burger appropriately named the All-American Jack. The 30-second commercial affirms many of the red...

February 2011

More than a decade into the 21st century, it is safe to say we are living in a brave new world. Television, perhaps the pièce de résistance of last century, has given way to computers and, in turn, desktop computers and laptops may soon give way to tablets and smartphones.

January 2011

Restaurant operators have spent 2010 in wait-and-see mode. The economy seems to have survived the financial collapse of 2008—survived being used quite literally here, as in, not died—and is even slowly growing. But consumers are still pinching pennies, and staying...

Jack in the Box restaurants are known for burgers, fries, shakes, and … antenna balls. In fact, today more than 28 million of the popular “Jack” antenna balls are in circulation after the company reignited the craze back in 1995. The company’s newest antenna ball, which...

September 2010

There’s something about the smell and taste of freshly baked bread that triggers powerful, positive emotional responses in most of us.

Psychologists have noted that the aroma of baked bread evokes happy childhood memories, comfort, and even tender feelings...

September 2010

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Pastrami Grilled Sandwich includes hot pastrami, Swiss-style cheese, pickle fillets, and a new deli mustard served between slices of grilled artisan bread.
New pita features scrambled eggs, strips of bacon and ham, and American cheese stuffed in pita bread made with whole grain, served with a side of salsa.
July 2010

Seventy-six million. That’s how many Americans each year get sick from something they eat. Of the 76 million, 350,000 end up in the hospital and 5,000 end up dead.

Seventy-six million people. Roughly one fourth of the total U.S. population, it seems a...

Really Big Chicken Sandwich features two breaded chicken patties, lettuce, tomato, bacon, Swiss-style cheese, and mayo-onion sauce served on a jumbo bakery bun.
Jack in the Box takes home an award for advertising campaign that put its mascot, Jack, in the hospital.