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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 Introduce Industry-First Baby Back Rib Burger
After welcoming back fictional founder “Carl Hardee Sr.,” and purging their past live on the internet last weekend, sister quick-service restaurant ch...
A Bold New Era Begins at Carl's Jr. and Hardee's
Turning away from racy ads that have drawn criticisms as being offensive and objectifying, Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr.
Former KFC President Becomes New CEO at Carl's Jr., Hardee's
Tuesday was a day of C-level overhaul in the fast food industry.
Carl's Jr. Opens First Restaurant in Chile
Global premium burger chain Carl's Jr. opened its first restaurant in Chile pursuant to a franchise agreement signed between Carl’s Jr.
Carl's Jr., Hardee’s Bolstering Data with Quantifind Partnership
Quantifind announced Tuesday the addition of CKE Restaurants (CKE) to its roster of clients using the SIGNUM for Restaurants platform.
Carl’s Jr. Brings Back Redhook Beer-Battered Fish
Carl’s Jr., the global quick service restaurant chain known for its quality innovations in the fast food space, announced the return of a fan favorite...
Carl’s Jr.'s Breakfast Burger Now Available All Day
Carl’s Jr. Offering up to $60,000 in Scholarships
Carrying on its commitment to advancing education, Carl’s Jr. announced this year’s kickoff of the 18th annual Carl N.
Trump Nominates CKE CEO Puzder to Be Labor Secretary
President-elect Donald Trump announced Thursday his intent to nominate CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder as labor secretary.Puzder, both an adviser and ...
French Toast Dips Return to Carl’s Jr.
Carl’s Jr. has given its customers something unexpected to be thankful for this November: the return of French Toast Dips.
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