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Au Bon Pain is the latest brand to unveil an endless pass of sorts.

He'll be succeeded by Blaine Hurst, but will remain involved with the chain while simultaneously serving in a strategic role for owner JAB Holdings.

The acquisition will provide Panera with an entry into nontraditional sites, and reunite management with a brand Panera once owned and operated.

These seven apps stand out from the current pack.

The reigning fall flavor may be losing favor

A European-inspired fast casual serving a variety of artisanal sandwiches and baked goods

A European-inspired chain with artisanal breads, fresh-baked goods and gourmet sandwiches

While the bakery café menu category saw its total sales increase by 4% to $7.3 billion and units by 1% to 3,499, performance among the individual brands varied widely.

Leading chains are taking innovative approaches to snacking; here are three menu trends gathered from new item rollouts.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote that “maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists,” and so it has been with the coming-of-age fast-casual restaurant segment.