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Panera Bread Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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  • 24 Pages
  • December 2018
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 4439747
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Panera Bread Company - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.

  • Corporate strategy – a 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 of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


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, shopping centers, college campuses, hospitals and strip and regional mall facilities across the US and Canada. Panera Bread is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, the US.

Panera Bread Company Key Recent Developments

Nov 09, 2017: Panera founder to step down as CEO
Jul 24, 2017: Panera Bread to hire 185 for new local delivery service
Jul 17, 2017: Panera to bring delivery service to Cincinnati, create 120 new jobs
Jul 16, 2017: Panera Bread hiring at baking facility in West Chester
Jul 13, 2017: Panera plans to hire 118 delivery drivers for Seattle-Tacoma

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  • Examine potential investment and acquisition targets with this report’s detailed insight into the company’s strategic, business and operational performance.

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Table of Contents

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 - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Joint Venture
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Company Overview
Panera Bread Company - Business Description
Panera Bread Company - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Panera Bread Company - Strengths
Panera Bread Company - Weaknesses
Panera Bread Company - Opportunities
Panera Bread Company - Threats
Panera Bread Company - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company’s Recent Developments
Apr 26, 2017: Panera Bread reports Q1 2017 results
Apr 25, 2017: Panera to add 10,000 new jobs
Jan 14, 2017: Panera Bread announces that its US food menu is now 100% clean
Section 4 – Appendix
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

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  • Atlanta Bread Company International, Inc.

  • Cosi, Inc.

  • TCF Co. LLC

  • Dunkin' Donuts Inc

  • Coco's Bakery Restaurants Inc

  • Corner Bakery Cafe

  • Yum! Brands, Inc.

  • Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.