Panera Bread

Panera Bread

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Panera Sees Encouraging Sales Increases

2002-08-01 In the four week period ended July 13th, the Panera Bread reported a 5.2 percent increase in comparable same-store sales, and a 6.2 percent increase in its second quarter...

Panera Bread Signs Agreement to Develop 17 Bakery-Cafes in California

2002-07-10 With the close of its second development deal in Southern California, Panera hopes to build and maintain a strong presence in the area.

Panera Bread Signs Agreement to Open Its First Bakery-Cafes in California

2002-05-31 New franchise group to develop fourteen units in northwest Los Angeles county...

Panera Bread First Quarter Earnings Per Share Increased 67% to $0.35

2002-05-30 As a result of its impressive first quarter numbers, Panera now says it plans revise several of its 2002 targets, including its projected store openings and systemwide store sales...

Panera Bread Reports A Systemwide 5.6 % Comparable Bakery-Cafe Sales Increase

2002-05-09 Systemwide weekly sales also increased during the first quarter of 2002, by 5.9%...

Panera Bread Signs Agreement to Open Bakery-Cafes in Atlanta

2002-05-01 Panera's newest franchise group, Blue Ridge Foods, is expected to open 14 units in the area by the end of the year.

Panera Bread Announces 2-for-1 Stock Split Subject to Shareholder Approval

2002-04-10 Chairman Ron Shaich says stock split is indicative of the Board of Directors's confidence in Panera's growth.

Panera Bread Is Ranked as Best-Performing Stock in Business Week/USA Today S&P SmallCap 600 Index

2002-04-08 Bakery-cafe chain only restaurant listed among Top 10 companies.

Panera Bread's EPS Increase 88 Percent

2002-03-07 Panera Bread Company reported that net income for the 12 weeks ended December 29, 2001, rose 101 percent to $4,755,000, or $0.32 per diluted share.

Panera Bread Reports Increased Systemwide Comparable Sales

2002-02-15 The publicly held Panera Bread Company today reported that systemwide comparable bakery-cafe sales increased 6.6 percent for the four weeks ended January 26, 2002.