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Local franchisee for US burger joint

Carl’s Jr’s expansion into the Australian market has gained further momentum, with the US-based burger chain partnering with local a franchise group to head its local rollout. CKE Restaurants, parent company of Carl’s Jr. has signed a development agreement with Australia’s BKG Group, which operates BYO Cellars, to develop, open, and operate 10 Carl’s Jr. restaurants in central, mid, and northern NSW. The American fast food chain will open its first store, a freestanding drive through,