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How to Get Creative with Breakfast
Consistency is the norm when it comes to breakfast, but creativity can fuel brand excitement, growth.
When Tech and Labor Collide
Restaurants are quickly discovering that technological and mobile advancements are changing every aspect of the quick-service industry—labor included.
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.
Inside Roark Capital
How a young private equity firm came to own 16 restaurant brands with $11 billion in systemwide sales.
Study shows softer lighting, music contribute to healthier dining habits.
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.
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.
What Happened to Table Service?
The recession served casual-dining chains some serious blows. But quick serves and fast casuals shouldn’t get too confident.
Hardee's, Carl's Jr. Launch New $5 All Star Meals
Hand-breaded chicken tenders, charbroiled double cheeseburgers, chicken filet sandwiches, hotdogs, natural cut fries, onion rings—even fresh-baked coo...
Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Unveil New Chicken Sandwiches
Evolving Hardee's, Carl's Jr. Reshape Leadership
For the sixth time in less than 90 days, CKE Restaurants and CEO Jason Marker announced new additions to the company’s rapidly evolving leadership tea...
Jalapeño Double Cheeseburger Arrives at Carl's Jr., Hardee's
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.
Carl’s Jr., Hardee’s Now Serving All-Natural Chicken Fillet
Study: Chick-fil-A is Still the King of Customer Service
Chipotle’s comeback appears to be resonating with its customers.
Hardee’s Unveils the APORKalypse Burrito
Hardee’s looks to bring an end to the breakfast world as we know it with the launch of the APORKalypse Burrito and Biscuit, now available at participa...
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.
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