Panera Bread Company (PNRA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 2642383
  • SWOT Analysis
  • 36 pages
  • GlobalData
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Panera Bread Company (PNRA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by the publisher to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Panera Bread Company (Panera Bread) is a bakery company that owns and franchises chain of bakery-cafes. It offers daily baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches, soups, prepared and hand-tossed salads, pasta dishes, and custom roasted coffees and cafe beverages. The company also offers breakfast assortments, sandwiches, salads, soups, pasta dishes, drinks, and bakery items through its Panera Catering nation-wide catering service. Panera Bread operates its retail bakery-cafe facilities through Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe names. It owns and operates bakery-cafes in urban, suburban, and strip and regional mall facilities across the US and Canada. Panera Bread is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, the US.

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

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List of Tables

List of Figures

Section 1 - About the Company

Panera Bread Company - Key Facts

Panera Bread Company - Key Employees

Panera Bread Company - Key Employee Biographies

Panera Bread Company - Major Products and Services

Panera Bread Company - History

Panera Bread Company - Company Statement

Panera Bread Company - Locations And Subsidiaries

Head Office

Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Joint Venture

Section 2 – Company Analysis

Panera Bread Company - Business Description

Panera Bread Company - Corporate Strategy

Panera Bread Company - SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis - Overview

Panera Bread Company - Strengths

Strength - MyPanera Loyalty Program

Strength - Supply Chain Operations

Strength - Bakery-Cafe Operations

Panera Bread Company - Weaknesses

Weakness - Operational Performance

Panera Bread Company - Opportunities

Opportunity - Agricultural Act of 2014: the US

Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Bakery Products: Global

Opportunity - Expansion of Business Operations

Panera Bread Company - Threats

Threat - Dependence on Single Distribution Partner

Threat - Regulations

Threat - Fluctuations in Food and Supply Costs

Threat - Security Breaches

Panera Bread Company - Key Competitors

Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios

Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios

Performance Chart

Financial Performance

Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios

Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

Section 4 – Appendix


Ratio Definitions

About us

Contact Us


List of Tables

Panera Bread Company, Key Facts

Panera Bread Company, Key Employees

Panera Bread Company, Key Employee Biographies

Panera Bread Company, Major Products and Services

Panera Bread Company, History

Panera Bread Company, Subsidiaries

Panera Bread Company, Joint Venture

Panera Bread Company, Key Competitors

Panera Bread Company, Ratios based on current share price

Panera Bread Company, Annual Ratios

Panera Bread Company, Interim Ratios

Currency Codes

Capital Market Ratios

Equity Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Cost Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Leverage Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

Panera Bread Company, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)

Panera Bread Company, Ratio Charts
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