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CKE Restaurants Sells La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill

2007-05-30 CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced that it will sell its La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill restaurants.

Hardees Parent Sues Jack In The Box

2007-05-26 CKE, parent company of the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's fast-food chains, sued rival Jack In The Box Inc. on Friday to stop TV ads.

CKE Restaurants Licenses geoVue

2007-05-04 The company hopes to use the software to enhance investments in existing stores.

CKE Announces Refranchising Program

2007-04-10 Company sells 25 Atlanta Hardee's restaurants as initiative launches.

Carl's Jr. Founder Honored by City of Anaheim

2007-01-12 The City of Anaheim, California, will honor Carl's Jr. founder, Carl N. Karcher, with a star on its newly conceived Anaheim / O.C. Walk of Stars.

CKE Expands Stock Repurchase Program Again

2007-01-10 The board of directors at CKE Restaurants, parent of Hardee's and Carl's Jr., has authorized an expansion of its stock repurchase program by $50 million, for a new limit of $150 million.

CKE Repurchases Two Million Shares

2007-01-02 CKE has repurchased two million shares from its largest shareholder for $18.53 per share.

CKE Inc Added To Standard & Poor's Small Cap 600 Index

2006-10-02 CKE will also be added to the restaurants sub-industry index, and included in the S&P 1500 Composite index.

CKE Reports Positive Period Six Blended Same-Store Sales

2006-07-26 CKE sees eighth consecutive period of increased same-store sales at both Carl's Jr. and Hardee's.

CKE Expands Stock Repurchase Program

2006-07-24 CKE's repurchase stock repurchase program now as a limit of $50,000,00, up from $20,000,000.