Panera Bread Co


  • Panera asks customers to leave guns at home Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 12:25 PM ET

    A number of retailers, however, have begun requesting publicly that their customers not bring guns inside, including Target Corp., Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., Starbucks Corp. and Jack in the Box Inc.. Panera has more than 1,800 bakery-cafes in 45 states and Canada under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery& Cafe names.

  • Panera asks customers to leave the guns at home Monday, 8 Sep 2014 | 11:11 AM ET
    A customer exits a Panera Bread Co. location in New York, U.S.

    The request places it on a growing list of companies asking guests to refrain from toting firearms into their locations.

  • El Pollo Loco's ingredient to success: Competition Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 3:49 PM ET
    An El Pollo Loco restaurant

    El Pollo Loco can thank some of its recent success to competitors like Chipotle Mexican Grill, its CEO said.

  • Early movers: LOW, TMUS, PETM, HTZ, IFX & more Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 8:11 AM ET

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Burgers are economically bulletproof: Bobby Flay Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 1:14 PM ET
    A burger from Bobby's Burger Place

    In the crowded fast-casual market dominated by the likes of Chipotle and Panera, a celebrity-backed burger joint may also be a secret sauce to success.

  • Why this hot restaurant segment is plunging Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 12:12 PM ET
    Dish at Noodles & Company

    Fast casual is widely regarded as a bright spot in the ho-hum restaurant industry. Why then have some of the category's stocks cratered this year?

  • Aug 13- Shares of Noodles& Co plunged as much as 21 percent in extended trading after the fast-casual restaurant chain slashed its full-year sales forecast as fewer diners visit its outlets.

  • Cramer: Coach and 3 other stocks bottoming? Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 6:17 PM ET

    Pros are wondering if a handful of stocks that suffered sharp declines recently are about to reverse direction.

  • America's top 10 restaurants ... of 2020 Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A U.S. flag flies in front of McDonald's Corp. signage in front of a restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky.

    Expect a shakeup in the restaurant rankings if Janney's predictions for America's top 10 restaurant chains in 2020 are correct.

  • Cramer: Did market punish the wrong stock? Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 6:31 PM ET
    A sign is displayed outside a Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant in San Ramon, Calif.

    After earnings Panera marched higher while Buffalo Wild Wings tanked by 15 percent. That doesn’t seem right.

  • Early movers: S, TWTR, AXP, GM, MAR, NFLX & more Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:45 AM ET
    Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Panera vs. Chipotle: A tale of two restaurants Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 6:13 PM ET

    Panera Bread and Chipotle have both made names for themselves as healthier fast food chains, but lately their performances and stocks have diverged.

  • After-hours buzz: Twitter, Amgen, AmEx & more Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 5:06 PM ET

    Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday: Twitter, Amgen, American Express & more.

  • July 29- Panera Bread Co on Tuesday reported a 4 percent decline in quarterly profit as it works to speed up service at its popular bakery cafes. Net income fell to $49.2 million, or $1.82 per share, for the second quarter that ended on July 1. Panera earned $51.0 million, or $1.74 per share, in the year-ago quarter, when the company had more shares outstanding.

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  • Summer's busiest week for markets is here Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 6:10 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Friday.

    A crush of big cap earnings and arguably the most important economic reports until September make next week the busiest of the summer for markets.

  • Dunkin' misses estimate, but CEO sees silver lining Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 4:36 PM ET
    A customer enters a Dunkin' Donuts store in midtown Manhattan in New York.

    Dunkin' Brands reported weaker-than-expected U.S. quarterly same-restaurant sales due in part to a cold and rainy start to the spring season.

  • July 24- Dunkin' Brands Group Inc reported weaker-than-expected U.S. quarterly same-restaurant sales due in part to a cold and rainy start to the spring season, and cut its full-year adjusted profit and sales forecasts.

  • July 21- Burrito chain Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc last quarter achieved what many of its rivals could only dream of: It raised prices, yet attracted more diners during a period of sluggish economic growth. Rival Panera Bread Co was on a similar trajectory until last year, when "operational friction" caused it to stumble on speed.

  • And it had signed on Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Officer Howard Schultz's Maveron venture capital firm as its biggest investor. For growth-hungry investors seeking to replicate the success of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc and Starbucks, it's a cautionary tale.