Panera Bread/Au Bon Pain: Ron Shaich

April 30, 2018

How I built this

In the early 1980s Ron Shaich bought a small struggling Boston bakery chain called Au Bon Pain and built it out to 250 locations nationwide. Ron then saw an opportunity to build something even bigger: Panera Bread. It was the start of 'fast casual' – a new kind of eating experience between fast f...See more

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