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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.
New Thickburgers El Diablo Come With Warning Label
Today, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s introduce the new Thickburgers El Diablo. Available at Hardee’s today and at Carl’s Jr.
Raising the Bar on Lent Seafood Specials
It’s the time of year when limited-time offers with a seafood slant start migrating onto menus.
Carl's Jr., Hardee's Upgrade Fish Sandwich with Craft Brew
A number of quick serves are rolling out limited-time seafood offers for Lent, but Carl’s Jr.
Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. Introduce Breakfast Grilled Cheese
Carl’s Jr.and Hardee’s are warming up mornings with the launch of the new grilled cheese breakfast sandwich, available now at participating Hardee’s a...
Hardee’s Showcases Self-Order Kiosks at 30 Locations
At the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & EXPO on Monday, Microsoft Corp.
Carl's Jr., Hardee's Double Up on Protein for Breakfast
When it comes time to break one’s fast in the morning, bigger is usually better. So, Carl’s Jr.
Hardee's, Carl's Jr.'s Debut Mile High Bacon Cheese Thickburger
Now arriving at Carl’s Jr.
CKE Hits Milestone with Opening of 3,500th Restaurant
The openings of a Hardee’s in Marassi, Egypt, and a Carl’s Jr. in Conroe, Texas, mark a major milestone for CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc.
KDM Earns Recognition for Hardee's POP Material
Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Go Big with Texas BBQ Thickburger
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