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  • 12/17/13 8:00 am EST

    Former Philadelphia wide receiver helps chains reintroduce Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger on new Fresh Baked Buns

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Former Philadelphia pro wide receiver Terrell Owens will soon share the love for Philly’s most famous food item, the iconic Philly Cheesesteak, in a new ad for the return of the Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger® – the chains’ tribute to, and twist on, Philadelphia’s classic cheesesteak sandwich. Premiering later this month, the humorous new spot titled “Philly Love” will follow Owens down memory lane as he lightheartedlymore...
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  • 11/19/13 5:49 pm EST
    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Inc. (“CKE” or the “Company”) announced today that an affiliate of Roark Capital Group has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire a majority stake in the Company with senior management retaining a minority stake. CKE is currently majority-owned and controlled by investment funds affiliated with Apollo Global Management, LLC (together with its consolidated subsidiaries, “Apollo”) (NYSE: APO). Terms of the transaction were notmore...
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  • 11/5/13 8:00 am EST

    Chains Once Again Raise the High-Quality Bar They Set for Fast-Food Burgers

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than a decade ago, Hardee’s® and Carl’s Jr.® proved fast-food consumers can get a burger that rivals sit-down restaurant offerings with the introduction of their 100 percent Black Angus Beef Thickburgers® and Six Dollar Burgers®. Now the chains have upped the ante yet again. Currently rolling out across the country, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s premium burger lines will soon be served on Fresh Baked Buns. The raw bun dough ismore...
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  • 7/19/13 2:47 pm EDT

    Partnership kicks off at 2013 San Diego Comic-Con where the Carl’s Jr. food truck will serve all hungry mutants

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurants, and 20th Century Fox today announced a promotional partnership for the theatrical release of X-Men: Days of Future Past, in theaters May 23, 2014. The upcoming promotion includes advertising, in-restaurant merchandising, collectors’ cups and a new film-themed burger. “Our ‘young, hungry guy’ customers love big super hero films almost asmore...
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  • 6/3/13 8:16 pm EDT

    CKE Restaurants CEO comforts angry McDonald’s customers; reassures Angus beef fans that Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s remain committed to quality Black Angus burgers

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Hardee’s® and Carl’s Jr.®, is offering understanding as well as continued, premium-quality Black Angus beef burgers to fast food fans feeling mcburned by McDonald’s’ recent discontinuation of their Angus Third Pounder burger line. Sympathizing with disgruntled McDonald’s diners, today CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder offers coupons and feedback to customers via personal video messages posted tomore...
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  • 5/16/13 8:00 am EDT

    Super program includes advertising campaign, new burger and more

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurants, and Warner Bros. Pictures today announced a promotional partnership for the theatrical release of “Man of Steel,”TM in theaters June 14, 2013. The upcoming promotion includes advertising, in-restaurant merchandising, online marketing, collectors’ cups, kids-meal toys and a still-secret new burger. “When Warner Bros. approached us aboutmore...
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  • 5/1/13 8:00 am EDT

    Carl’s Jr. named Most Improved Burger Chain by Sandelman & Associates

    Hardee’s named Most Improved Chain by Technomic, Inc.

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Already among the industry’s leaders, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® recently earned most improved honors from two of the quick-service industry’s leading consumer research firms. Competing against all major fast-food burger chains, Sandelman & Associates awarded Carl’s Jr. its newly released Quick-Track® Awards of Excellence as “Most Improved Burger Chain” for 2012. Competing against all chain restaurants, Technomic, Inc. acknowledged Hardee’smore...
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  • 4/29/13 2:11 pm EDT

    Breakfast biscuit pairs premium Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage with the brands’ signature Made from Scratch Biscuits

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® present a smokin’ new addition to their lineup of Made from ScratchTM Biscuits with the Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage, Egg & Cheese Biscuit. Previously a limited time offer at Hardee’s, the popular breakfast menu item is back and now available at all Hardee’s restaurants and at all Carl’s Jr. locations that serve Made from Scratch Biscuits. Featuring a savory Hillshire Farm Split Smoked Sausage link, eggmore...
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  • 4/22/13 8:00 am EDT

    2013 fundraiser names American Red Cross, Dream Foundation and USA Cares as national beneficiaries; aims to surpass $1 million mark

    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company to Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® restaurant chains kicks off its third annual Stars for Heroes™ fundraising campaign this week at participating restaurant locations. The program harnesses the national reach of both brands and the generosity of its customers, franchisees and company employees to rally behind the nation’s military veterans and families. Funds raised during this year’s campaign will assistmore...
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  • 4/18/13 8:00 am EDT
    CARPINTERIA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bright Star, LLC, master franchisee and operator of Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Russia, is pleased to announce that they have been granted the rights to subfranchise Carl’s Jr. restaurants throughout the Russia market. Bright Star, which currently operates 28 Carl’s Jr. restaurants in St. Petersburg and Novosibirsk, Russia, opened their first Carl’s Jr. restaurant in St. Petersburg in 2006 and plans to open additional Carl’s Jr. locationsmore...
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