Behind Subway’s Multibillion-Dollar Sandwich Empire

Behind Subway’s Multibillion-Dollar Sandwich Empire Erik Schatzker reports on the history and success of Subway Restaurants. Subway Co-Founder Sets Goal for 100K Locations Erik Schatzker interviews Subway Co-Founder Fred Deluca about the success and history of Subway Restaurants.

Jared Fogel teamed up with Subway for the first time 15 years ago and still has no regrets. He credits Subway for helping him lose 245 pounds in a single year and says that the chain saved his life. However,…

Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  For the fourth consecutive year, SUBWAY® restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant brand, emerged as the mega chain leader in three categories – “Healthy Options,” “Most Popular” and “Top Service” – according to the recently released 2012 Zagat®…

World’s Biggest Restaurant Chain Commemorates 47 years with Daily Fan Giveaways and Tasty Food Options Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, SUBWAY® Restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant chain, announces that it will celebrate its birthday by hosting a month-long SUBprize Party throughout…

Florence, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  Florence Sandwich Artist® Sal Rodriguez has captured first place at the annual international Subway Subjammers competition and with it, a winner’s check of $3,000. In becoming the fastest Sandwich Artist® in the world, Rodriguez traveled to Orlando,…

World’s Largest Restaurant Franchise Wants Your Sites Meet the Team at ICSC RECon: South Hall 3 & 4, S2600 N Street & 28th Avenue Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  With more than 2,000 franchisees actively searching for locations, the SUBWAY® sandwich chain…

Crosses Milestones: 25,000 U.S. Locations and Open in 100 Countries- Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  For the second year in a row, the SUBWAY® restaurant chain has been awarded the Number One ranking in the Franchise Direct Top 100 Global Franchises Rankings,…

Owner of 24 Iowa Restaurants Embraces the Entrepreneurial Spirit Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  Bob Thomson, a SUBWAY® franchisee with twenty-four restaurants in Iowa, will soon be celebrating his 86th birthday, and twenty-two years with the SUBWAY® chain. At an age when…

Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  SUBWAY® Development Agent, Hugh Stiel of Metairie, Louisiana, is celebrating 25 years of entrepreneurial success with the world’s largest restaurant chain during a team meeting this week at the Beau Rivage Resort in Biloxi, Mississippi. A true…

Chain Opened More than 2,400 New Locations in 2011—Plans to Open 2,500 More in 2012 Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  Through the opening of more than 2,400 restaurants worldwide, including 1,100 new locations just in the U.S. and Canada alone, the SUBWAY®…

Doctor’s Associates Inc., the franchising company for Subway restaurants, can’t be held liable for workers compensation claims stemming from an uninsured franchisee, the Kentucky Supreme Court has ruled. The Kentucky Uninsured Employers’ Fund had sought payment from Milford, Conn.-based Doctor’s…

Subway restaurants opened its first California new-concept eatery, called Subway Café, in the historic Gaslamp quarter of San Diego on September 9, 2011. Raghu and Rohit Marwaha, owners of the new Subway Café in San Diego said the downtown store,…

The Subway restaurant chain, an industry leader in providing healthier options for consumers, announced the opening of five new “Green” Subway Eco-Restaurants –  with more on the way – each designed with environmentally friendly aspects to reduce energy, water, and…

Fox’s “Kitchen Nightmares” may not sound like a good source of positive publicity, but it has turned around some restaurants. Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay helps restaurant owners pinpoint why their business is failing and implements key changes. Mike and Nellie’s,…

The spacious restaurant with its chic lighting, flat-screen TVs, stuffed chairs, pastries and bistro sandwiches is not typical of Subway. The bright images of vegetables that line the sandwich counter have been replaced by strands of wheat, the artwork is…

Subway is taking shots at the grease in some other QSR foods in two TV spots for its latest product launch, an Oven Crisp Chicken sub. The sub’s white-meat chicken, tossed in seasoned breading and baked, is being billed as…

Subway Restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant chain, today announced a partnership with the West Alabama Food Bank to feed disaster victims in and around Tuscaloosa, AL. The announcement comes after violent storms tore through the region this spring, killing dozens of…

The bright, colorful plastic play structures found at fast food restaurants like McDonalds have come under heavy scrutiny. Mother and developmental psychologist Erin Carr-Jordan has taken samples from over 50 structures that shows a lack of cleaning and dangerous levels…

A SUBWAY restaurant chain franchisee in Toledo, Ohio, has opened the brand’s 8,000th non-traditional location in a Chrysler and Jeep assembly plant. “Non-traditional Subway restaurants come in all shapes and sizes and can be found just about anywhere,” said Don…

If you don’t mind going out in public dressed as a black and white spotted cow you can net yourself a free meal. July 8th will be the next national promotion day where Chick-fil-A awards visitors dressed as cows with…

Subway’s recent focus in their marketing campaigns has been on capturing the health conscious portion of fast food visitors. This has paid off for the world’s largest quick service chain. Subway now sells 76% of all fast food purchased with…

Jared Fogle, who famously lost 245 pounds as a university student on a self-devised meal plan based around eating Subway sandwiches, is one of the least-likely celebrity weight-loss spokespeople to have endured over the past decade. Now, Subway Canada is…