CKE Restaurants Inc., parent to the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chains, is moving the brands’ headquarters from California and Missouri and consolidating them in Nashville, Tenn., early next year, the company confirmed Friday. The move comes after CKE successfully refranchised about 92 percent of its 3,664 restaurants in a shift toward a more asset-light business model. Among the refranchised units are restaurants in Hardee’s headquarters city of St. Louis and in Santa ...

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