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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., 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...
Carl's Jr. Expansion Heads to Japan with New Deal
Global fast-food chain Carl’s Jr. announced that it has entered into an agreement with Mitsuuroko Group Holdings Co. Ltd.
Carl's Jr. First Major Chain with a Natural Burger
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.
Ontario Welcomes First Carl’s Jr. Restaurant
Carl’s Jr. announced the opening of its first restaurant in Ontario as part of a major expansion into central Canada.
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.
Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Go Big with Texas BBQ Thickburger
CKE’s Ned Lyerly Promoted to International Division President
CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr.
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