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Checkers & Rally's Celebrates Strong Year of Growth at Annual Convention in Chicago

Checkers & Rally’s Celebrates Strong Year of Growth at Annual Convention in Chicago

More than 600 franchisees, vendors and Restaurant Support Center employees came together to honor outstanding franchisees and roll out menu innovations, technology advances, hiring initiatives and more. Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic drive-thru franchise known for its value, bold flavors and people-first attitude, is closing out a successful 2018 with […]

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Checkers & Rally's Adds Two New Modular Manufacturers to Provide Regional Options to Franchisees

Checkers & Rally’s Adds Two New Modular Manufacturers to Provide Regional Options to Franchisees

New partners extend reach of modular option and lowers cost and shipping times At its annual franchisee conference in Chicago in September, Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic drive-thru restaurant franchise, announced the addition of new modular manufacturer partners, which will extend the reach of the brand’s popular modular restaurant design […]

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Checkers & Rally's Strengthens its Leadership Team with Bob Baker as Chief Financial Officer

Checkers & Rally’s Strengthens its Leadership Team with Bob Baker as Chief Financial Officer

Former Yum! Brands, Benihana and Cafe Rio Mexican Grill Executive to Take Industry-Leading Drive-Thru Brand’s Finance, Accounting and Treasury Functions to the Next Level On the heels of its annual convention, where Checkers & Rally’s laid out a detailed plan on how to level-up in all aspects of the business […]

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Checkers & Rally's Builds Momentum for Strong Second Half of the Year

Checkers & Rally’s Builds Momentum for Strong Second Half of the Year

Leading drive-thru franchise celebrates record-setting seven consecutive years of same store sales growth, plans to open 70+ new restaurants in 2018 and gears up for 900th restaurant Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain, is gearing up for 70 restaurant openings in 2018, as well as hitting […]

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Checkers & Rally's Reignites Food Wars After Taco Bell's Fry Launch

Checkers & Rally’s Reignites Food Wars After Taco Bell’s Fry Launch

30-year leader in fast food fries stands its ground with bold full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times, offers “deliciously seasoned pointers” to Taco Bell Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant franchise known for its “Crazy Good Food”, is never one to back down from a challenge. […]

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Checkers & Rally's on Pace to Hit 1,200 Unit Goal Due to Development Team Additions and Model 4.0 Design

Checkers & Rally’s on Pace to Hit 1,200 Unit Goal Due to Development Team Additions and Model 4.0 Design

Leading drive-thru franchise on pace for 65 new store openings in 2017 with 215 in the pipeline On the heels of its recent Model 4.0 modular restaurant openings and its purchase by Oak Hill Capital in March 2017, Checkers & Rally’s continues to build momentum at a rapid pace. With […]

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Checkers & Rally's Celebrates '#1 Most Craveable' Ranking on National Fry Day

Checkers & Rally’s Celebrates ‘#1 Most Craveable’ Ranking on National Fry Day

Top Industry Publication Names Rapidly Growing QSR Brand’s Famous Seasoned Fries as Nation’s Best Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant franchise known for its “Crazy Good Food,” is celebrating National Fry Day on July 13th as it continues to prove that its Famous Seasoned Fries are one […]

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Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Checkers & Rally's Restaurants for $525 Million

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants for $525 Million

Iconic Quick-Service Restaurant Chain Positioned for Continued Growth Oak Hill Capital Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. from Sentinel Capital Partners.  Operating under the Checkers and Rally’s banners, the Company is one of the nation’s leading operators and franchisors of drive-thru hamburger quick-service […]

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Checkers & Rally's Releases New Modular and Shipping Container Building Designs to Lower Investment, Accelerate Growth and Maximize ROI

Checkers & Rally’s Releases New Modular and Shipping Container Building Designs to Lower Investment, Accelerate Growth and Maximize ROI

4.0 Design Model Includes Off-Site Built Modular and Environmentally Friendly Shipping Container Options Building on the momentum from the largest development pipeline in more than 20 years, Checkers & Rally’s continues to focus on driving even stronger franchisee profitability with the launch of a new and innovative growth strategy known […]

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Checkers & Rally's Signs on 40 New Franchisees and Grows Pipeline to 118 Approved Sites in First Half of 2016

Checkers & Rally’s Signs on 40 New Franchisees and Grows Pipeline to 118 Approved Sites in First Half of 2016

Brand’s Potential to Expand in Existing and Untapped Markets Coupled with Continued Innovation Propels Growth Many franchises like to throw the word “growth” around, but few can actually produce the hard numbers to back it up – Checkers & Rally’s is one of those few. For 30 years and counting, […]

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Checkers & Rally's Ignites Wiener War with Full Page Ad in USA Today

Checkers & Rally’s Ignites Wiener War with Full Page Ad in USA Today

Iconic Brand Reminds the World It Launched Hot Dogs 30 Years Ago by Offering a Dog at Half the Price of Burger King’s In a world full of copycats, Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants has challenged the competition to be original. When Burger King announced its hot dog launch at $1.99, […]

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1851 Highlights Checkers Franchisee Success

1851 Highlights Checkers Franchisee Success

Russell Harms was awarded the “Market Leadership Award” by the brand. Russell Harms, a 23-year veteran with Checkers, won the “Market Leadership Award” at the Checkers and Rally’s National Conference 2015. “We’re excited; it’s one of the reasons we’re continuing to open new stores,” Harms told Highlands Today. In 2013, […]

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Checkers & Rally's Welcomes 10 New Franchisees to Kick Off 2015

Checkers & Rally’s Welcomes 10 New Franchisees to Kick Off 2015

Quick-Service Restaurant Chain Welcomes New Franchisees in Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, Memphis and New York with Extensive QSR Backgrounds Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants, Inc., (Checkers and Rally’s) is building on the tremendous momentum the brand experienced to close out 2014, ending March with ten new franchisee partnerships and has plans to […]

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Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. to be Sold to Sentinel Capital Partners

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., which operates and franchises approximately 800 Checkers and Rally’s restaurants, has announced that its private equity ownership group, Wellspring Capital Management, entered into an agreement to sell the Company to Sentinel Capital Partners. Terms of the stock purchase agreement are confidential.

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