CARPINTERIA Calif. CKE Restaurants Inc. said Wednesday that harsh winter weather, weak holiday shopping traffic and competitor discounting negatively impacted December sales at its Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s chains. CKE’s blended same-store sales for the two chains increased 0.4 percent for the four weeks ended Dec. 29, which was well below the 1.8-percent increase the company has posted so far in its January-ending fiscal year. For the four weeks ended Dec. 29, same-store sales fell ...

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