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5 dishes Panera Bread employees say they’d rather skip

Panera Bread employees don’t love everything on the fast-casual chain’s menu. A number of current and former employees spoke with Business Insider about their favourite menu items, as well as the food they tend to pass on. Here are all the menu items that Panera Bread employees said they tended […]
5 dishes Panera Bread employees say they’d rather skip
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Panera Bread employees share the 7 best and worst things about the job

Panera Bread currently employs around 140,000 people. Business Insider spoke to a handful of these employees about what it’s like to work at the national fast-casual chain. Subscribe to Business Insider’s podcast “Household Name” to hear more stories about brands like Panera. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Panera […]
Panera Bread employees share the 7 best and worst things about the job
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Everything Panera Bread employees want to tell you but can’t

Panera Breadboasts about 2,300 locations in the US and Canada. A number of current and former employees spoke with Business Insider about aspects of the restaurant that casual diners might not pick up on. Here’s what the employees said about food preparation and how they really feel about most Panera […]
Everything Panera Bread employees want to tell you but can’t
Lifestyle

The origins of 12 of your favourite stores’ names

Many of our favourite, go-to stores have surprising origin stories. CVS is anacronyms with multiple meanings, and Starbucks is named after a character in Herman Melville’s “Moby-Dick.” Other businesses, like Zara and Applebees, were forced into new names after learning competitors had already taken their original ones. Target, 7-Eleven, Applebees, […]
The origins of 12 of your favourite stores’ names
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These are America’s favourite restaurant chains

Chick-fil-A,Subway, and Five Guys are some of America’s favourite restaurant chains, according to an annual study by The Harris Poll. The Harris Poll’s EquiTrend study monitors thousands of brands to find the best in categories like media, travel, retail, and restaurants. This year, more than 77,000 US consumers assessed more […]
These are America’s favourite restaurant chains
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These are the stories behind 26 of the most popular brand names

Most consumers likely come into contact with at least one of the world’s best-known brand names every day. But, few know what these names actually mean. A name is one of the most important ways a company can set a first impression for a customer. These names need to be […]
These are the stories behind 26 of the most popular brand names
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Connecticut Girl Finds 2-Inch Nail Baked Into Cookie From Panera Bread

A Connecticut mother was horrified to find a two-inch nail in her daughter’s Panera Bread cookie. The seven-year-old girl bit into her pastry and felt something hard, police told NBC4. The culprit was a two-inch construction nail that had been baked into the cookie. The town health department is investigating […]
Connecticut Girl Finds 2-Inch Nail Baked Into Cookie From Panera Bread
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Panera Bread Is Making Four Changes To Win Customers Back

Panera Bread has a four-step plan to combat slowing sales and rising competition, according to a recent research report by Goldman Sachs. The plan is meant to “improve service and ultimately the overall customer experience,” the analysts write. These four changes will take effect in 2014: 1. Adding labour. Panera […]
Panera Bread Is Making Four Changes To Win Customers Back
Strategy

PANERA CEO: Companies Need An Autocracy To Get Ideas Off The Ground

[credit provider=”YouTube/TedX” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ju8-agpCAQ&hd=1″] These days, anyone can get a radical idea off the ground. Technology and social networks have made the world more democratic.  The same thing is happening in companies; there’s a more decentralized way of innovating. This unstructured approach has worked well in the digital space and for small […]
PANERA CEO: Companies Need An Autocracy To Get Ideas Off The Ground
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WENDY’S EXEC: ‘Chipotle, Panera, Five Guys — This Is The New Standard’

[credit provider=”By lodigs on Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/lodigs/478715579/sizes/l/in/photostream/”] Wendy’s recently announced that it’s giving its logo and mascot their first makeovers in 29 years. It’s also redesigning its stores, which will cost about $750,000 each.Why’s it making all these changes now?
WENDY’S EXEC: ‘Chipotle, Panera, Five Guys — This Is The New Standard’
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