Indicator Description [Research and Development Expense]: A component of [OPEX] representing the aggregate costs incurred in a planned search or critical investigation aimed at discovery of new knowledge with the hope that such knowledge will be useful in developing a new product or service.
Company Self Description [PANERA BREAD CO]: We are currently one of the largest food service companies in the United States. We believe our success is based on our ability to create long-term concept differentiation. We operate under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe trademark names. Our bakery-cafes are located in urban, suburban, strip mall, and regional mall locations. We feature high-quality food in a warm, inviting, and comfortable environment. With our identity rooted in handcrafted artisan bread, we bake fresh bread every day. We are committed to providing great tasting, quality food that people can trust.
Dimension: (Most Recent - Annual) - MRY
Statement: Income Statement
Index Membership: S&P400, RUSSELL1000