Panera Bread

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Study Shows Panera Serves Up America's Favorite Sandwiches

2012-10-24 Panera Bread is at the top of the list of favorite sandwich chains, according to a national study from Market Force, a worldwide leader in customer in...

Fast Casual Strengthens, Led by Panera, Five Guys

2012-05-16 Fast-casual chains strengthened their gains on the overall restaurant industry, with the top 150 fast-casual chains growing 8.4 percent to $21.5 billi...

Panera Wants to Know: Who Is the Top Teacher?

2012-04-25 Panera Bread announces Panera's Top Teachers video contest.

Shaich's Back! Moreton to Co-CEO Panera

2012-03-16 Panera Bread Company has announced that Founder and Executive Chairman, Ron Shaich, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Moreton, will beco...

New Ads, Table Delivery to Highlight Panera's 2012

2012-02-09 Fresh off the opening of its 1,500th unit—and first in Manhattan—Panera Bread announced during its fourth-quarter earnings call yesterday that it is s...

Tour Panera's First Manhattan Location

2012-02-08 This week, QSR got an exclusive media tour of the first Panera Bread to open in Manhattan.

Panera Opens in Manhattan, Competition Happy

2012-02-03 When Panera Bread’s 1,500th store opens Tuesday, Feb. 7, it will be the company’s first location in Manhattan.

Bakery Cafes Outpace Industry Growth in Last Three Years

2011-10-12 The bakery café segment, which accounts for $5 billion in annual sales and more than 3,600 units nationwide, has been able to successfully navigate th...

Panera Plans Development in Toronto

2011-05-25 Panera announced an agreement with Covelli Enterprises to co-develop the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario, for Panera Bread.

Exclusive First Peek! Fast-Casual Top 100

2011-05-13 Last week QSR's in-house fast-casual expert, George Green, snagged the interview of the season with Darren Tristano, executive vice president at leadi...