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Maguire Named CEO of Friendly’s Ice Cream

Friendly’s Ice Cream, LLC, the operator of Friendly’s restaurants and a distributor of ice cream products in leading supermarkets, today announced that John M. Maguire, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Maguire is an experienced executive with more than two decades of experience in fast casual restaurant […]

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Panera Bread Appoints Thomas Patrick Kelly, Interim CFO

Panera Bread Company announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Patrick Kelly Interim Chief Financial Officer, effective April 9, 2012. Mr. Kelly will report to Bill Moreton, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, and is serving as Interim CFO while the Company searches for a permanent CFO. As interim […]

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Panera Bread Announces Bill Moreton, Ron Shaich to Become Co-CEOs

Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) has announced that Founder and Executive Chairman, Ron Shaich, and President and Chief Executive Officer, Bill Moreton, will become co-CEOs, effective immediately. The transition to co-CEOs formalizes a relationship that has evolved over the last year and is a reflection of the way in which […]

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Panera Bread Opens First Santa Barbara Location with the Help of Elite Group of Athlete Partners

Panera Bread will open its first Santa Barbara bakery-cafe on Saturday, March 3, co-owned by former USC All-American and NFL football star, and current ESPN broadcaster Keyshawn Johnson.  The newest bakery-cafe is located in La Cumbre Plaza at 3851 State Street in Santa Barbara, CA. This is the seventh location […]

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Panera Bread Takes Manhattan With Opening of 1,500th Store

Panera Bread has announced the opening of its 1,500th bakery-cafe and its first in Manhattan. The Company’s new location opened today at 330 Seventh Avenue at 29th Street. As well, Panera Bread announced three other Manhattan bakery-cafes that it expects to open in 2012. They will be located on East […]

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Panera Bread Foundation Opens Second Panera Cares Community Cafe

The Panera Bread Foundation opened its second non-profit community cafe — called Panera Cares — today in Dearborn, MI, and shared plans to open a third in Portland, OR, in early 2011. This expansion is the result of the concept’s success in Clayton, MO, where the first non-profit community cafe — […]

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Panera Bread Introduces MyPanera Loyalty Program

Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) today completed the nationwide rollout of its new customer loyalty program, named MyPanera. The program has been in development and test for 18 months and has been extremely well received to date.  Designed to be closely aligned with Panera’s core values and mission of delivering a […]

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