Panera bakery-café sales rise 3.9%
August 01, 2007
by FoodBusinessNews.net Staff
ST. LOUIS — Panera Bread Co. said system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales increased 3.9% for the four weeks ended July 24. Year-to-date, system-wide sales were up 1.4% compared with the same period a year ago.
Comparable bakery-cafe sales percentages exclude closed locations and are based on sales for bakery-cafes that have been in operation for at least 18 months, the company said.
Company-owned bakery-cafe sales increased 4.4% in the four-week period, and franchised bakery-cafe sales rose 3.6%.