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Panera to Buy Au Bon Pain; Shaich Stepping Down as CEO

2017-11-08 Panera Bread is the buyer this time around, announcing Wednesday it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Au Bon Pain Holding Co., Inc.

Panera's Next Big Digital Move: Voice-Activated Ordering

2017-10-05 Voice-activated ordering has become a trendy option in limited service lately.

One Fast Casual Answers Panera's Kids' Menu Challenge

2017-09-22 At least one fast casual brand is ready to take Panera Bread’s #KidsMenuChallenge.

Here's Why Panera is Now Posting Sugar Counts on Cups

2017-08-24 Panera Bread wasn’t going to wait for legislation to catch up.

Panera is No Longer a Publicly Traded Company

2017-07-18 Panera Bread Company and JAB announced Tuesday the successful completion of the acquisition of Panera by an investment vehicle of JAB Consumer Fund an...

Panera's 2nd Largest Franchisee Buys 34 Stores

2017-07-12 Pan American Group LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Flynn Restaurant Group LP, announced Wednesday that it has acquired 34 Panera Bread Bakery-Café l...

Panera Shareholders Green Light Blockbuster Merger

2017-07-11 During what the company referred to as a “special meeting” on Tuesday, Panera Bread’s stockholders overwhelmingly approved the brand’s previously anno...

Panera Has Accomplished a Lot in Two Years

2017-06-29 It has been two years since Panera Bread issued its last Responsibility Report chronicling the brand’s success.

Panera Bread's Digital Sales to Fly Past $1 Billion

2017-06-14 Just in case Panera Bread needed any justification for its headfirst dive into digital, the fast casual can now point to one very convincing factor.

Transitioning Panera Bread Reports Another Strong Quarter

2017-04-26 Thanks to its impending merger agreement with JAB Holdings Company, Panera Bread is in a bit of a gray zone from a financial perspective.