Panera Bread (NASDAQ:PNRA) followed the lead of Whole Foods, Chipotle, Costco, and others when it decided to ban firearms at its restaurants. "Panera respects the rights of gun owners, but asks our customers to help preserve the environment we are working to create for our guests and associates," the company said in a statement.

In this consumer goods segment of Where the Money Is , Motley Fool analysts Sean O'Reilly and Nathan Hamilton discuss what this might mean -- or not mean -- for Panera's business.

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