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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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From Rags to Riches: Former Refugee Helps Drive Checkers Success in Wisconsin

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, has announced the transfer of ownership of the restaurant at 1840 8th Street South, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494, to Ghani Ashan. Ashan, who has an inspirational story of arriving in the U.S. as a refugee from Afghanistan, has […]

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Site Management Group of Subway, Papa John’s, Sonic and Auntie Anne’s Brings Checkers to Walmart

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, is expanding its presence across the nation through a new signing with Twin Towers Trading Site Management (TTTSM). The burger chain, which traditionally focused on drive-thru, will open non-drive-thru restaurants in three additional Walmart locations. The Site Management […]

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Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. Announces 2013 Best of the Best Award Winners

Brand honors top franchisees, employees and suppliers at company’s annual convention held Sept. 16-20 in Orlando. Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, honored its outstanding franchisees, employees and suppliers during the company’s “Best of the Best” Awards Ceremony at its annual National Convention […]

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Veteran Subway Owner and Former Checkers Manager Boldly Expands Checkers in the Northeast

Legendary quick service drive-thru chain awards Gupreet Singh with deal to develop Checkers restaurants in Connecticut. Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Checkers), the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, has announced plans to expand into Connecticut with its new signing with Gupreet (Goldie) Singh to open new restaurants. The […]

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Multi-Unit Taco Bell, Pizza Hut Franchisee Continues Checkers Expansion With New Locations Set For Long Island, Brooklyn and Queens

Longtime Fast-Food Franchisee, Kamal Raza, to expand in New York With 3 units of the Legendary Quick Service Drive-Thru Chain Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Checkers), the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, is excited to announce three new locations planned to open in the New York metropolitan area. […]

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Former McDonald’s Executive and Investment Banker Expand Checkers in South Florida

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Checkers), the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, is excited to announce Corey Kipp and Rikki Vaughn have been approved to open new Checkers restaurants in the West Palm Beach market. “South Florida is a large territory with incredible room for expansion. We’re excited […]

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Checkers Inspires Growth From Within: Legendary Quick Service Drive-Thru Chain Awards Location Supervisor with Ownership Opportunity

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Checkers), the largest double drive-thru chain in the United States, is excited to announce transfer of ownership of the restaurant at 301 Mall Blvd., Savannah, GA, 31406 to Chand Sharma. “Checkers has a big presence in Georgia and we’ve very thrilled to have long-time Checkers employee […]

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