Top Stories of 2013
Before you help patrons ring in the New Year, take a moment to consider what restaurateurs chose as the top business stories of the past one. Here are our most-read stories of 2013.
On first blush, it’s like learning Warren Buffett has changed his name to Moonbeam and moved into a commune, one sweat lodge over from Donald Trump’s. Panera Bread, one of the restaurant industry’s biggest financial successes, the proof of free enterprise’s potential, the pin-up above the headboard of so many arch-capitalists, isn’t sold on the whole profit-motive thing.