This is a generic discussion thread to capture comments about potential Panera layoffs? Any chatter, news or rumors?
With only a 3 week notice, delivery drivers nationwide were laid off. Panera has decided to move to 3rd party delivery only, making DoorDash their #1 delivery service. It's a disgrace, and it shows that corporate doesn't care about anyone other than... — read more
Some of locations are shutting down without alerting employees first
I've heard there were major layoffs at Panera last week, lots of veterans gone. I left a few years ago when it became obvious that the company was headed downhill and I never looked back. When I heard the news I wanted to check if it was true since... — read more
Panera just laid off at least 40% of their catering sales managers/inside sales reps nationally, the rest to follow in the coming days/weeks. This was the last department bringing in the remaining dollars out there. This from companies feeding their... — read more
Panera wants to save money so they eliminated the bakery market managers who are in charge of bakers at night. Executives and VPs still getting paid large salaries but starting to eliminate the front line managers
Panera is laying off restaurant managers company wide and is using the Coronavirus as an excuse to do it. It has been in the works for months. Panera is basically trying to have more of a McDonald’s management staff. One salaried manager a The rest... — read more
Post any information you have about the total headcount (I know it changes all the time). How about the main office at St. Louis?
Post any information about potential or actual Panera Layoffs 2020? Any news or rumors?
Here is the list with 100+ stores that have been closed so far. This is as accurate as the postings for each of the stores as listed on yelp. AR/Bentonville / Panera Bread / Bakeries / 201 SW 14th St, Ste 107, Bentonville, AR... — read more
Do you think we'll have layoffs in corporate offices soon?
Just read that Panera Bread is closing one of its Buckhead location later this month. This has me really worried. I'm trying to figure out if this is a single closing or an intro to something larger. I'm probably panicking for no reason, but you... — read more
When is Panera going to have Corporate layoffs? How about Finance and HR? Thank you.
No layoffs @ Panera (for now) - more capabilities are added and delivery is now a big priority for the company - about 10,000 jobs will be added by the end of 2017 and this is massive as it will add a ton of revenue. We seem to be doing fairly well... — read more
How about Q4 cuts - do you expect that we'll be laying people off in St. Louis.
That's all what I can tell you now - things used to be much better, now people are just concerned. But, I saw Panera bounce back many times so I am sure the executives will figure out something and we may avoid layoffs
Do you have any info on layoffs at Panera Corporate office - if yes, what groups are affected and what levels of people are hit the most. It's my understanding Panera either had layoffs in January 2015 or is planning to lay off people soon, maybe Q1... — read more
I am looking for a list of Panera stores that will be closing in 2015. Does someone have info. If you do not have it for 2015 do you have historical data, for example 2014 or 2013 and what stores were closed and when. Also, ideally I'd like to find... — read more
Some store in Mid West may be closing at the same time many stores are opening and Panera is doing great - it has great brand recognition and the margins are great. There are many chains that simply do not get it - here at Panera it's all about... — read more