Panera Bread


Panera exteriorPanera Bread is one of the largest bakery-café chains in the restaurant industry with more than 1,500 U.S. locations and more than $3.6 billion in U.S. systemwide sales. It is owned by St. Louis, Mo.-based Panera Bread Co., a publicly traded restaurant company (Ticker: PNRA) that also owns the St. Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Café brands.

Chain Snapshot

Segment: Bakery Café

Headquarters: St. Louis, Mo.

Co-CEOs: Ronald M. Shaich, chairman, and William W. Moreton, president

Financial Data

Systemwide Sales: $3.63 billion (U.S., FY 2012)

Total Units: 1,534
(U.S., FY 2012)

Sales Per Unit: $2.45 million (Estimated, FY 2012)

Source: NRN Top 100 report


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