Panera Bread Co (NASDAQ:PNRA)

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Consumer Services

Company Description

Panera Bread Co. operates retail bakery cafes under the trade names of Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Café. It operates through three business segments: Company Bakery-Cafe Operations, Franchise Operations, and Fresh Dough & Other Product Operations. The Company Bakery-Cafe Operations segment offers fresh baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches on freshly baked breads, soups, and salads, custom roasted coffees, and other complementary products through on-premise sales, as well as catering. The Franchise Operations segment is comprised of the operating activities of the franchise business unit which licenses qualified operators to conduct business under the Panera Bread or Paradise Bakery & Cafe names. The Fresh Dough & Other Product Operations segment supplies fresh dough, produce, tuna, cream cheese and indirectly supplies proprietary sweet goods items through a contract manufacturing arrangement, to company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafes. The company was founded by Ronald M. Shaich and Louis I. Kane in March 1981 and is headquartered in St. Louis, MO.

Contact Information

Panera Bread Co.
3630 South Geyer Road
St. Louis Missouri 63127
P:(314) 984-1000
Investor Relations:
(314) 984-4966



Mutual fund holders58.74%
Other institutional36.42%
Individual stakeholders1.49%

Top Executives

Ronald M. ShaichExecutive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Charles J. ChapmanChief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
William W. MoretonExecutive Vice Chairman & Chief Financial Officer
Blaine E. HurstExecutive VP-Technology & Transformation
John M. MeisterChief Information Officer & Senior Vice President

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