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Panera Bread Announces CFO Departure; Bill Moreton, Executive Vice Chairman and Former CEO, to Serve as Interim CFO

Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) today announced that Roger Matthews, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has resigned his position to pursue other opportunities. Effective August 6, 2014, Bill Moreton, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Company, will serve as Interim Chief Financial Officer as the Company conducts a […]

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Panera Announces 100% Franchisee Commitment to Panera 2.0

Today, Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) announced that 100% of its franchisees have committed to the eCommerce platform that will serve as the backbone for Panera 2.0. This commitment involves payment of capital contributions to Panera as well as on-going commitments to reimburse Panera for each franchisee’s share of development costs, maintenance […]

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Panera Bread Issues Comprehensive Food Policy

Today, Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) shared a comprehensive set of commitments around food. The Food Policy, which is a formal articulation of Panera’s long held values, is expressed by a commitment to clean ingredients, transparency, and a positive impact (on the food system) rooted in craft. “Panera was founded on […]

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Panera Bread Reveals Test Bakery

Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA), the restaurant founded on a commitment to fresh baked bread, is announcing a new test bakery facility. At the bakery in New Haven, CT, the company is testing new products while reimagining Panera favorites, like breads with new grains and croissants with updated fillings and […]

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Panera Unveils Panera 2.0

Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) unveiled Panera 2.0 — a series of integrated technologies to enhance the guest experience for all consumers no matter how they choose to use Panera. Panera 2.0 brings together new capabilities for digital ordering, payment, operations and, ultimately, consumption to create an enhanced guest experience for […]

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Panera Suspends Latest Pay-What-You-Can Experiment

Panera Bread’s latest pay-what-you-can experiment will be retooled and brought back next winter as a seasonal offering rather than a permanent one, the chain’s founder says. The Meal of Shared Responsibility was pulled Wednesday. Since late March, Panera had offered a single menu item, Turkey Chili in a Bread Bowl, […]

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How a Restaurant With No Cash Registers and No Prices Makes Money

A Panera Cares Café looks just like any one of the other 1600 Panera locations around the United States: the same striped awnings, the same comfortable booths, the same ridiculously tasty Cobblestone Rolls that will add ten pounds if you so much as look at them. But look closer and […]

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Panera Bread Co-CEO Bill Moreton to Transition to Executive Vice Chairman

Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) has announced that President and Co-CEO Bill Moreton will transition to Executive Vice Chairman due to a recognition of his need to spend increased amounts of time on a family matter. Moreton commented, “As a result of this family matter, I have found myself unable […]

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Panera Bread Announces Appointment of Roger Matthews as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA) – Ron Shaich, Chairman of the Board and Co-Chief Executive Officer, and Bill Moreton, President and Co-Chief Executive Officer, announced that Roger C. Matthews, Jr., was appointed Panera’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective March 18, 2013. Matthews will bring to Panera more […]

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Panera Bread Foundation Brings Panera Cares Community Cafe to Boston

The Panera Bread Foundation opened its fifth non-profit community cafe — called Panera Cares — today in Boston. The cafe opening comes on the heels of four successful community cafe launches in St. Louis, MO, Detroit, MI, Portland, OR and Chicago, IL over the past three years. The community cafe […]

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Panera Bread Foundation Brings Panera Cares Community Cafe to Chicago

The Panera Bread Foundation opened its fourth non-profit community cafe — called Panera Cares — today in Chicago. The cafe’s debut in the Windy City comes on the heels of three successful community cafe launches in Clayton, MO, Dearborn, MI and Portland, OR over the past two years. The newest […]

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Panera Bread Expands Its New York Footprint With Manhattan Store

Continuing its expansion into Manhattan, Panera Bread announced the opening of its third bakery-cafe in the area. The new bakery-cafe is located on Fifth Avenue between 39th and 40thStreets and follows on the success of the company’s first two Manhattan bakery-cafe openings in February and June 2012. The first Manhattan […]

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Panera Bread Selects Creative Agency Cramer-Krasselt

Panera Bread has chosen Cramer-Krasselt as its new creative agency following an agency review. “We are very pleased to move forward with Cramer-Krasselt,” said Michael Simon, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, Panera Bread. “We believe evolving to a more elevated message that better captures Panera’s soul can build […]

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PR Management Corporation Accelerates Daily Data Analysis with Mirus Enterprise

PR Management Corporation of Newton, Massachusetts, operates thirty Panera Bread franchisees in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. Their POS systems capture a mountain of data every day, and they were looking for a data warehouse system to help them collect, store, and more systematically report on and analyze this data. […]

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