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GROUP-4 MEMBERS Ralph Matthew A. Ong (M997Z245) Ha Phuoc Vu (M997Z244) Tran Khai Khuong (M997Z212) Melva Hermayanty Saragih (M997Z227) Chien Pham Dinh (M997Z201)
INTRODUCTION Panera Bread® is established in 1981; The Chief Executive Officer and President is William W. Moreton; Location: – Panera Bread is expanding quickly across North America, operating 1,493 company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafes in 40 states and in Ontario Canada as of June 28, 2011, under the Panera Bread®, Saint Louis Bread Co.® and Paradise Bakery & Café® names.
Its mission is to make great bread broadly available to consumers across the United States. The vision is to create a specialty café anchored by an authentic, fresh-dough artisan bakery and upscale quick-service menu selections. INTRODUCTION Mission and vision
To make Panera bread a nationally recognized brand name and to be the dominant restaurant operator in the specialty bakery-café segment; Try to succeed by being better than the guys across the street; INTRODUCTION Long-term Objective
Target market Urban workers and suburban dwellers looking for a quick-service meal and more aesthetically pleasing dining experience than that offered by traditional fast food restaurants.
Marketing strategy To compete on the basic of providing an entire dining experience rather than by attracting customers on the basis of price only; Capitalize on Paneras market potential by opening both company-owned and franchised Panera Bread locations as fast as was prudent.
Questions 1 1. How has Panera Bread established a unique position in the restaurant industry? How has this unique position contributed to its success? Do you think Panera Bread will reach its goal of becoming a leading national brand in the restaurant industry? Why or why not?
Panera Bread established a unique position in the restaurant industry with their strategy to create a new category which is called fast casual in the restaurant industry. This category provided consumers the alternative they wanted by capturing the advantage of both the fast- food category (speed) and the casual dining category (good food). This new category (fast casual) make Panera Breads position not only unique but also it contributed to its success.
How has this unique position contributed to its success? Panera Bread did a lot of things to distinguish itself from its rivals, such as: Adding a bonus to the mix-specialty food Opening for breakfast, lunch, and dinner also offer hand-tossed salads, signature sandwiches, and hearty soups served in edible sourdough bread bowls along with hot and cold coffee drinks. Providing catering services through its via Panera catering business. Suggesting a new time of day to eat specialty foods, calling the time between lunch and dinner chill-out time. Providing an inviting neighborly atmosphere adding to their appeal as well.
Do you think Panera Bread will reach its goal of becoming a leading national brand in the restaurant industry? Why or why not? Yes, Panera Bread will reach its goal because the company is counting on its unique positioning strategy, its signature foods, and savvy execution to make this goal a reality.
Question 2 Analyze the restaurant industry using Porters five forces model.
Industry Overview Porters five forces: Rivalry among existing competitors Threat of substitute products HIGH Bargaining power of buyers HIGH Threat of new entrants LOW Bargaining power of suppliers LOW
Porters Five Forces FactorAnalysisImpact Threat of substitute products Substitute products are easily accessible (eat at home, convenient stores) Economic downturn limits disposable income – substitute products become more appealing. HIGH Bargaining power of suppliers Panera has multiple options to source each ingredient they use. LOW Bargaining power of buyers Economic downturns affect on consumer eating behaviors – cheaper meal at home. Over 21 direct competitors/alternative eating establishments of Panera. HIGH Competitive rivalry Differentiation and constant menu changes to appeal to consumer preferences. Many competitors in industry. INTENSE Threat of new entrants High investment threshold to enter marketLOW
In what ways has Panera Bread successfully positioned itself against the forces that are suppressing the profitability of the restaurant industry as a whole?
Positioning strategy Panera Breads strategy is to provide a premium specialty bakery and café experience to urban workers and suburban dwellers. The concept is a mix between fast food and casual dining, or fast casual. By choosing this strategy, Panera is attempting to achieve competitive advantage in the unique offerings it provides, offerings that rivals dont have and cant afford to match. In this case, delicious handcrafted bread arriving fresh daily, served in an inviting atmosphere is the companys competitive advantage and core competency.
Casual DinningFast Casual Unfavorable Position for Everyone Fast Food Applebees Red Lobster Chilis Carrabbas Italian Grill Panera Bread Brueggers Chipotle Cosi McDonalds Wendys Burger King Taco Bell High Low SlowFastSpeed of Service Food Quality
Question 3. What barriers to entry has Panera Bread created for potential competitors? How significant are these barriers?
Barriers to entry for potential competitors Economies of Scale Product Differentiation Capital Requirements
Barriers to entry for potential competitors (Cont…) Cost advantages independent of size Access to Distribution Channels Government Policy
How significant are these barriers? It is necessary to consider entry barriers when assessing dominance, when determining whether unilateral conduct might deter new firms from participating in a market, and when analyzing the likely competitive effects of mergers. Entry barriers because competition will not be reduced if new firms could enter easily, quickly, significantly.
What are Panera Breads primary sources of competitive advantage? In your judgement, are these sources of advantage sustainable? Why or Why not? QUESTION # 4
PRIMARY SOURCES OF COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE  Position in the industry  Brand strength  Atmosphere  Distinctive products  Customers loyalty  Financial Performance
SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SOURCES OF ADVANTAGES  Position in the industry: a.) Avoid arising of competition b.) Success in positioning and execution c.) Positioning strategy of various restaurant chains d.) Snack time e.) Expansions
SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SOURCES OF ADVANTAGES (cont.)  Brand strength: a.) Special brands and foods b.) Fast-casual category
SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SOURCES OF ADVANTAGES (cont.)  Atmosphere: a.) Franchised outlets have been operated b.) Convenience c.) Customer attraction d.) Expansions
SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SOURCES OF ADVANTAGES (cont.)  Distinctive products: a.) Product differentiation b.) Offers various kinds of foods
SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SOURCES OF ADVANTAGES (cont.)  Customers loyalty: a.) Teamwork b.) Manager-customer relationship
SUSTAINABILITY OF THE SOURCES OF ADVANTAGES (cont.)  Financial performance: a.) Avoid threats to profitability b.) Increase of sales