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Hardee's New Hawaiian Chicken Sandwich

2007-09-19 Hardee's continues its strategy of bringing full-service restaurant quality products to its fast-food customers.

Hardee's Launches New Natural Cut French Fries

2007-08-20 New thicker fries with potato skin left to complement to Hardee's Thickburger(TM) menu. Guests can sample new fries during "Free Fry-Day" promotion on Friday, Aug. 24.

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.

Hardee's Tries Turkey for Breakfast

2007-04-25 Previously neglected bird makes its debut on new Breakfast Club sandwich.

Hardee's Tests 'Retro' Burgers

2007-04-24 The Big Shef was a signature burger on the Burger Chef menu in the 1970s and 1980s.

CKE Announces Refranchising Program

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

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.

'Throwback' Burger from the Early Hardee's Menu Returns

2006-12-19 Long before Hardee's® upgraded its burger line-up to showcase 1/3-, 1/2-,and 2/3-pound, 100 percent Angus beef Thickburgers(TM), the chain sold a popular, relatively little burger known as The Big Twin®, so-named for the two beef patties it offered.

Hardee's Launches New Shakes and Malts Made with M&M's

2006-07-17 A new television spots in support of the launch features the hit single 'Milkshake' by Kelis...