Restaurant chain conglomerates forced to 'steal customers' in flat market -

Quebecers just love their St-Hubert chicken. So much so that the chain boasts the highest customer loyalty out of any restaurant in Canada, with the exception of Tim Hortons, according to industry analyst Robert Carter. That's why it's a no-brainer ...and more »

St-Hubert sale to Swiss Chalet sparks quick reaction in Quebec -

St-Hubert BBQ will still maintain its full operations in Quebec after its sale to an Ontario company, but many in la belle province feel a sense of loss. The homegrown chicken chain has been sold to Cara Operations Ltd. for $537 million. Swiss Chalet ...and more »

Cara Operations Ltd's $537M deal will 'ensure the sustainability' of St-Hubert chain, CEO says - Financial Post

MONTREAL/TORONTO • The sale of iconic Quebec restaurant chain Groupe St-Hubert Inc. is a good news story for the province, not cause for consternation and handwringing, chief executive officer Jean-Pierre Léger said Thursday. But coming on the very ...and more »

St-Hubert sale flares frenzy of rotisserie-related tweets -

News that Quebec's iconic rotisserie chicken chain, St-Hubert, is being sold to the company that owns Swiss Chalet has sparked a frenzy of reaction online. Cara made the announcement Thursday morning, saying it had struck a $537 million deal to scoop ...and more »

With St-Hubert sale, Quebec loses another iconic firm - Toronto Star

After the sales of Rona and Cirque du Soleil, some in Quebec worry about losing another homegrown success story. Cara Operations Ltd., which also owns the Swiss Chalet chain, has acquired St-Hubert for $537 million. In addition to 117 restaurants, Cara ...and more »

Swiss Chalet owners Cara buying St-Hubert for $537M -

The Quebec-based St-Hubert restaurant business has agreed to be acquired by the owner of the Swiss Chalet chain for $537 million, creating a rotisserie-chicken titan among Canadian restaurant chains. In addition to 120 outlets, almost all of them in ...and more »

Sale of iconic chicken rotisserie chain ignites passions in Quebec - Radio Canada International

So much so the Léger family has been doing brisk business feeding Quebeckers their iconic barbequed chicken, fries and coleslaw salad ever since they opened their first St-Hubert restaurant in Montreal in 1950s. The St-Hubert chain has since grown to ...and more »

Groupe St-Hubert sold to Ontario-based Cara Operations for $537 million - Montreal Gazette

Jean-Pierre Leger, St-Hubert's chairman and CEO and a member of the company's founding family, speaks to reporters as Bill Gregson, chief executive officer of Cara, right, listens in Montreal Thursday, March 31, 2016. Peter Mccabe / THE CANADIAN ...and more »

St-Hubert's rise in Quebec -

As a staple for many Quebec households, the St-Hubert rotisserie chicken chain is known for its catchy jingle and bright yellow delivery cars. It's a sad day for Quebec': Reaction pours in to sale of homegrown St-Hubert chain · Chicken chains merge as ...and more »

Five things you should know before you start your workday on April 1 - Financial Post

Good morning. Canada's GDP grew by a nearly three-year high of 0.6 per cent in January, dimming chances of a rate cut. What does the chicken marriage of Swiss Chalet and St-Hubert mean for Cara and Quebec. And hard hit oil and gas companies want a ...and more »