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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 GlobalData 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.HighlightsPanera Bread Company (Panera Bread) is an operator of bakery-cafes chain in the US and Canada. The company’s bakery-cafes offer fresh baked goods, made-to-order sandwiches on freshly baked breads, soups, pasta dishes, and freshly prepared and hand-tossed salads. The bakery-cafes also offer custom roasted coffees and cafe beverages including hot or cold espresso and cappuccino drinks and smoothies. Panera Bread has company-owned and franchise bakery-cafes in 45 states, the District of Columbia, and Ontario, Canada. The company operates under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe trademark names. 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.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Panera Bread Company - Key Facts 6Panera Bread Company - Key Employees 7Panera Bread Company - Key Employee Biographies 8Panera Bread Company - Major Products and Services 10Panera Bread Company - History 11Panera Bread Company - Company Statement 13Panera Bread Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 14Head Office 14Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14Section 2 – Company Analysis 15Panera Bread Company - Business Description 15Panera Bread Company - Corporate Strategy 16Panera Bread Company - SWOT Analysis 17SWOT Analysis - Overview 17Panera Bread Company - Strengths 17Strength - Product Offerings 17Strength - Strong Operational Network 17Strength - Fresh Dough Facility System 17Panera Bread Company - Weaknesses 18Weakness - Declining Comparable Bakery-Cafe Sales 18Panera Bread Company - Opportunities 19Opportunity - Strategic Business Initiatives 19Opportunity - United States: Economic Outlook 19Opportunity - Positive Outlook for the US Food Service Industry 19Panera Bread Company - Threats 20Threat - Competitive Landscape 20Threat - Government Regulations 20Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 20Panera Bread Company - Key Competitors 21Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23Performance Chart 24Financial Performance 24Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26Section 4 – Appendix 27Methodology 27Ratio Definitions 27About GlobalData 31Contact Us 31Disclaimer 31List of TablesPanera Bread Company, Key Facts 6Panera Bread Company, Key Employees 7Panera Bread Company, Key Employee Biographies 8Panera Bread Company, Major Products and Services 10Panera Bread Company, History 11Panera Bread Company, Subsidiaries 14Panera Bread Company, Key Competitors 21Panera Bread Company, Ratios based on current share price 22Panera Bread Company, Annual Ratios 23Panera Bread Company, Interim Ratios 25Currency Codes 27Capital Market Ratios 27Equity Ratios 28Profitability Ratios 28Cost Ratios 29Liquidity Ratios 29Leverage Ratios 30Efficiency Ratios 30List of FiguresPanera Bread Company, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24Panera Bread Company, Ratio Charts 26