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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.
The Alternative to New Products
Too much product innovation can hurt a brand’s image. Here are four other ways quick-service brands can drum up buzz.
Inside Roark Capital
How a young private equity firm came to own 16 restaurant brands with $11 billion in systemwide sales.
Final Piece of the Puzzle
Speed and accuracy are essential, but good customer service could be the key to building sales in the drive thru.
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.
Hiring’s New Frontier
A new wave of Web- and mobile-based hiring platforms are designed to decrease the restaurant industry’s notorious turnover rate.
The 10 Best Franchise Deals
Back by popular demand.
reveals the industry's best franchise deals.
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.
Carl's Jr. and...Hugh Hefner?
Carl's Jr. has landed Hugh Hefner as a spokesperson in a new advertising campaign with a variety theme.
Carl's Jr. Introduces the Guacamole Bacon Six Dollar Burger
The new limited-time-only version of the Six Dollar Burger is the first several new burgers Carl’s Jr. is expected to test this year.
CKE Restaurants Reports Third Quarter FY2003 Results
Except for one-time benefits in the third quarter, earnings from operations were essentially flat.
CKE Restaurants, Inc. Reports Period 11 Same-Store Sales
Carl's Jr. positive; Hardee's is the big loser.
Carl's Jr., Hardee's and La Salsa to Donate Meals to Terminally Ill Adults
CKE joins Dream Foundation in its mission to help the terminally ill.
CKE Restaurants, Inc. Reports Period 10 Same-Store Sales
Carl’s Jr. posts slight gain; Hardee’s and La Salsa decline.
CKE Period 9 Same-Store Sales Down
Focus on premium products and limited discounting cited as contributing to sales decline at Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s.
CKE Restaurants, Inc. Reports Period 8 Same-Store Sales
Figures reported down for CKE brands Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s and La Salsa.
Moody's Revises CKE Outlook to Stable from Negative
CKE Restaurants, Inc. Reports Period 6 Same-Store Sales...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. Slated for Inclusion in Reconstituted Russell 3000 Index
Effective July 1st, Carl's Jr'.'s parent company CKE will join the nation's largest incorporated companies—based on total market capitalization—on the Russell 3000.
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