Hardee's Restaurants LLC
#9 Franchise 500| Burgers

Hardee's Restaurants LLC
Burgers

About
Founded

1960

Franchising Since

1962 (56 Years)

Corporate Address

6700 Tower Cir., #1000
Franklin, TN 37067

CEO

Jason Marker

Parent Company

CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc.

Ticker Symbol

CKR

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$1,530,000 - $1,995,000

Net-worth Requirement

$1,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$300,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$25,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4%

Ad Royalty Fee

5.5%

Financing Options

Hardee's Restaurants LLC has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

50% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

Website development

On-The-Job Training:

400 hours

Classroom Training:

51 hours

Additional Training:

8 weeks management training & at grand opening

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Hardee's Restaurants LLC is ranked #9 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Wilber Hardee opened his first restaurant in Greenville, North Carolina, in 1960, and just five months later he had his first franchisee. Hardee's restaurants, which serve biscuits, burgers and chicken, have since spread throughout the Midwestern and Southeastern U.S.

In 1997, Hardee's was acquired by California-based CKE Restaurants Inc., franchisor of Carl's Jr. Restaurants.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $1,530,000 High - $1,995,000
Units
+3.7%+80 UNITS (1 Year) +11.6%+231 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Midwest, Northeast, South, Southeast, Middle East
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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