Subway Has Bigger Problems than Jared

The troubles surrounding Subway’s longtime spokesman Jared Fogle couldn’t have come at a worse time for the sandwich maker.

After a meteoric rise to become one of the nation’s largest fast-food chains, Subway has been suffering from falling sales and declining customer satisfaction amid increased competition. Last year, for the first time ever, it lost its long-held spot as the nation’s second-largest restaurant chain by sales to Starbucks, according to research firm Technomic. And now the brand’s most public face has been tarnished by criminal charges.

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