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Le Pain Quotidien


For Aurify Brands, Le Pain Quotidien was too good a brand to pass up

The New York-based operator has completed its deal for the chain’s U.S. market and plans to reopen more than 40 locations, says RB’s The Bottom Line.


For foreign restaurant chains, the U.S. remains a brutal market

Le Pain Quotidien and Vapiano were both struggling here before the pandemic, proving again the difficulty foreign chains have in establishing a beachhead, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The fast-casual chain hopes a sale to multi-concept operator Aurify Brands can save some of its restaurants.

The fast-casual chain faced financial problems before the pandemic hit the U.S., according to media reports.

Limited-time offers that differentiate the menu are creating buzz this season.

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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.

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