Panera Bread

Panera Bread

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Comparable Sales at Panera Bread Up By 3.5 Percent

2003-01-16 CEO Ron Shaich says he remains comfortable with chain’s fourth quarter earnings target of $0.24per share.

Panera Bread Names Paul Twohig as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

2003-01-13 The former Starbucks executive brings almost 30 years of foodservice experience with him.

Panera Bread Repurchases Dallas Market Development Rights From Dallas-Fort Worth Bakery, LP

2003-01-09 Panera will also buy a bakery-cafe and other certain fixed assets from Dallas-Fort Worth Bakery, LP for approximately $1.5 million...

Panera Bread November Systemwide Sales Increase

2002-12-19 Monthly systemwide sales still consistently in the 5% range.

Panera Bread Third Quarter Earnings Announced

2002-11-14 Making serious bread: Earnings per share increased 70% and same-store comps up 5.1%.

Panera Bread Comparable Store Sales Increased for the Third Quarter

2002-10-24 Comparable sales up over 5% for the month and quarter.

Panera Expanding Into Southern California With Two New Franchise Agreements

2002-10-09 The agreement will bring 30 bakery-cafes to southern California.

Panera Bread System-Wide Comparable Bakery-Cafe Sales Increased

2002-09-26 System-wide sales up 4.4% For the Four Weeks Ended September 7, 2002.

Panera Bread Reports Sales Increase

2002-08-29 For the four weeks ended August 10th, systemwide comparable sales increased 5.3 percent...

Panera Bread Second Quarter Earnings Per Share Increased 63 percent to $0.13

2002-08-22 System-wide sales and total revenues increased 45 percent and 43 percent, respectively, for the 12 weeks ended July 13, 2002. This marks the 26th consecutive quarter that Panera Bread (on a stand-alone basis) has reported positive comparable company bakery-cafe sales.