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With traffic challenged, fast food turns up the marketing heat

Deals and gimmicks show how competitive QSR is, but there are definite dangers, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

CKE Restaurants also named Kerry Olson chief legal officer.

The quick-service chain named after a long-gone performer is aiming for fresh life, with a new spokesman and a new growth steward.

Take a look behind parent company CKE Restaurants' decision to split its twin brands.

Papa John's, Chipotle, Panera, Buffalo Wild Wings among companies whose top executives left in 2017.

The private-equity firm often doesn't follow its own guidelines for making acquisitions. Its latest conquest is a case in point.

The Culver family retains control, but a board seat has been extended to the buyer, Roark Capital.

A look at the largest franchisees in each region finds companies that are experts in their markets, and have local management and distribution to support franchisee stores.