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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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Restaurant News Bites: Panera, Chipotle, Cinnabon, Red Lobster

Panera’s CEO: We Are Changing The Fast Food Industry, Again In the 1980s, Ron Shaich changed the industry by introducing a new fast food business model, which included handmade artisan food served in a pleasant dining environment.  Panera Bread turned into a popular franchise chain with more than 1800 stores […]

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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 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 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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