ST. LOUIS Panera Bread Co. reported Wednesday a year-over-year same-store sales increase of 3.1 percent for the five weeks ended Aug. 28 at bakery-cafes open at least 18 months, leading many analysts to say the restaurant operator and franchisor has stabilized what had been a volatile year of same-store sales results. Panera reported negative and flat same-store sales results for much of the beginning of the year, citing harsh weather in the Midwest, where a majority of its stores ...

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