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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.
Even without the white tablecloths, quick-serve brands are beginning to rival fine-dining establishments.
A Super-Sized Dilemma
Fast food customers love big portion sizes, but with nutrition and obesity under more public scrutiny, quick serves are left to decide whether to listen to their customers or to their critics.
Hardee's Releases New Biscuit Option
Double Sausage, Egg ‘N’ Cheese Biscuit consists of folded egg, two sausage patties, and two slices of American cheese on Made From Scratch biscuit.
South Carolina Hardee's Sold to California Investors
RealtyLink LLC sells Greenville unit to private investment group for $1,195,000.
Blueberry Biscuits Latest LTO from Hardee's
Biscuits will sell in packages of one, two, or six at participating Hardee's.
Hardee's Ad Named Funniest of Year
TBS special deems "A vs. B," which promoted the chain's Biscuit Holes, as "Funniest Commercial of the Year."...
Hardee's Raises Money for Special Olympics Virginia
Boddie-Noell Hardee's in Virginia use "Buy a Star, Be a Fan" campaign to raise more than $55,000 for Special Olympics.
Middle East Expansion Continues for Hardee's in Pakistan
At least 25 Hardee’s restaurants will be opened in Pakistan within the next five years.
Hardee's Adding Fungi to the Menu
Portobello Mushroom Melt Thickburger to be sold for $3.79 at participating locations.
Alabama Hardee's Unit Changes Hands
Transaction closes escrow on November 17 for approximately $1,229,000.
Hardee's Operator Works Hard for Special Olympics
Boddie-Noell Enterprises has raised $1 million through 29-year partnership with Special Olympics Virginia.
Hardee's Teams with Tar Heels
To celebrate the University of North Carolina's 100th year in college basketball, Hardee's is taking prime sponsorship.
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