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CKE Burger Earns Endorsement from 'Top Chef' Star

2009-03-26 'Top Chef'host Padma Lakshmi will star in new ad for CKE's Western Bacon Cheeseburger.

CKE Blames it on the Rain

2009-03-04 Hardee's and Carl's Jr. president explains why same-store sales fell during a four-week period last month.

Carl's Jr.'s Flagship Store Goes Green

2009-02-10 The store will test several eco-friendly initiatives that could spread to other CKE stores.

CKE Ignores Competition, Wins Big

2009-02-04 Refusing to enter into a tit-for-tat pricing war with other quick-serves has helped Carl's Jr. and Hardee's post impressive numbers during the economic crisis.

With Expansion Comes New Training

2009-01-21 With the debut of two new training programs, CKE vows not to lose its edge as it expands at home and abroad.

CKE Sells 11 Missouri Hardee's

2009-01-15 The recession hasn't stopped CKE Restaurants Inc. from surpassing its refranchising goals.

Puzder No Longer President of CKE

2009-01-08 Effective January 27, E. Micheal Murphy will be CKE's president and chief legal officer. Andrew Puzder remains CEO.

CKE Reports Second Quarter Results

2008-09-17 The 27.8 percent increase in diluted earnings per share is in part attributable to the company's share repurchase program.

New Hardee's in Saudi Arabia

2008-09-11 This brings CKE's international unit count to 300.

CKE to Open 100 Carl's Jr. Restaurants in China

2008-06-18 CKE Restaurants Inc. signs agreement to bring 100 Carl's Jr. restaurants to China.