Franchisees of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurant brands said Wednesday that news of the impending sale of franchisor CKE Inc. to Roark Capital Group has a big upside: Continuity. As part of the acquisition, members of CKE’s senior management team, led by chief executive Andy Puzder, will take a minority stake in the company, bringing to rest rumors that an acquisition might result in the CEO's departure. “I’m not going anywhere,” Puzder told ...

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