President-elect Donald Trump’s appointee for secretary of labor, CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder, will have more influence on national policy than any Central Coast business leader in decades. The implications for California are significant. Puzder is a 66-year-old attorney and former general counsel of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr.’s parent company. He rebuilt the CKE brands Read More →
President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for labor secretary, Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants and subsidiaries Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, could pave the way toward business deregulation. While there are many layers to his appointment, Puzder has taken strong anti-labor stances, long decrying California’s minimum wage policy and other regulations that he claims have driven Read More →
Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants and subsidiaries Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, is close to becoming secretary of labor in President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet. A Business Times source close to Puzder said that he was in Washington, D.C. and multiple news outlets have reported that Puzder is high on Trump’s list of candidates. A Puzder Read More →
CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Hardees and Carl’s Jr., is moving its Carpinteria headquarters to Nashville, Tennessee, the company announced March 7. The Business Times broke the news in its print edition March 4 that CKE was looking to consolidate the Carpinteria office and Hardee’s St. Louis office into one office in Nashville. A Read More →
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Santa Monica-based Montana Avenue Capital Partners purchased the 118,394-square-foot oceanfront office campus at 6303-6309 Carpinteria Ave. in Carpinteria in a record setting deal, according to brokers who worked on the deal. The sale price was not disclosed, although the property was listed for $32.5 million. Francois DeJohn and Steve Hayes of Hayes Commercial Group represented Read More →