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Checkers Launches Expansive Digital Campaign

2011-01-18 Checkers Drive-In Restaurants Inc., the largest double drive-thru restaurant chain in the U.S., announced the launch of its new digital campaign, whic...

Warning: New Checkers Menu Could Freeze You

2010-09-30 Double-drive-thru chain introduces its brand new Cold Creations Menu to South Florida.

Strike When It's Hot: Checkers to Grow in Brooklyn

2010-09-21 New multiunit store development agreement part of company's plan to expand presence in existing markets.

New Checkers Agreement Expands CT Presence

2010-08-24 Five-restaurant deal is set for Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Checkers Drives In to Hartford with Development Deal

2010-07-08 Burger chain announces five-store agreement with Tommy Barnard of Nutmeg Burger Corporation to move into Connecticut capital.

Checkers Bolsters Executive Team

2010-06-14 New director of real estate, director of franchising and new business development, and senior manager of franchise administration added to double drive-thru company.

Checkers Welcomes Maureen DiStefano to Team

2010-04-12 Maureen DiStefano of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, will serve as Checkers Drive-In Restaurants' director of franchise sales and business recruitment.

Two More Checkers Open in Atlanta

2010-02-25 One opens at 61 Broad Street in the Fairlie-Poplar District, the other at 231 Peachtree Street N.E. in the Peachtree Center.

What Recession? Checkers Doubles 2008 Growth in 2009

2009-12-07 With help from existing franchisees and the move into nontraditional venues, double-drive-thru concept opens approximately 40 new units.

Checkers/Rally's Run Auto-Racing Promotion

2009-08-05 Partnership with Starbridge Media Group produces NASCAR-themed kids meal products.