Panera Bread Company (Nasdaq: PNRA) announced
an agreement with the Cain Group of Little Rock, Ark., to open 10 Panera Bread bakery-cafes
in Montgomery, Harris and Fort Bend Counties in the Houston, Texas, area.
MICROS Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: MCRS), a provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality
industry, has signed an agreement with Panera, Inc. to
purchase the MICROS 2400 Point-of-Sale (POS) system as well as the Micros
Manager's Workstation Plus product suite.