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Across the country, community cafés are using flexible pricing to feed the hungry and rebuild communities.
2014’s Top Brand Stories
The top players from a busy year in quick-service news.
The Digital Revolution
Technological advancements have changed everything about the quick-service experience—and woe to the operator who falls behind.
The Health Paradox
Customers say they want healthy, but think healthy is synonymous with tasteless. What is an operator to do?
Panera Gets High Tech
Fast casual invests $42 million in ordering.
The Alternative to New Products
Too much product innovation can hurt a brand’s image. Here are four other ways quick-service brands can drum up buzz.
2013’s 7 Best Brand Stories
Marketing and product moves from these quick serves kept the industry buzzing this year.
Baked goods are taking breakfast menus to the next level.
Focus On the Values
Panera Bread’s new marketing platform highlights the why, not the what.
The Secret’s Out
Whether organic or strategic, secret menus can be a boon to business.
Panera Focuses on Heart Health this February
Panera Bread and Cleveland Clinic are teaming up this February in honor of American Heart Month.
What Burger Brands Can Learn from Sandwiches
The burger segment could learn a thing or two from its more malleable brother, the sandwich.
Subway, Chick-fil-A Among Top Consumer Picks
Technomic has announced the winners of the 2014 Chain Restaurant Consumers' Choice Awards, which are based on consumer responses to the research and c...
Doherty Opens First Noodles & Company in Big Apple
Doherty Enterprises Inc., recognized as the 70th largest privately held business in the New York Metro area by Crain’s Business, operating restaurants...
Panera's Bill Moreton Steps Down; Shaich To Be Sole CEO
Panera Bread Company announced that president and co-CEO Bill Moreton will transition to executive vice chairman, due to a recognition of his need to ...
IFMA Recognizes Outstanding Limited-Service Brands
For the third consecutive year, The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) recognizes four outstanding foodservice chain operators...
Panera Unveils New 'Live Consciously' Brand Platform
Panera Bread Company aspires to elevate the lives of its guests and associates while also making a difference in the communities it serves.
Panera Extends Its Helping Hand in Boston
The Panera Bread Foundation opened its fifth nonprofit community café, called Panera Cares, in Boston.
Study Shows Panera Serves Up America's Favorite Sandwiches
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
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...
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