Fred DeLuca, Subway: How I Did It

At 17, Fred DeLuca used a family friend’s $1,000 investment to open a sandwich shop in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Today, Subway has more locations worldwide than its nearest rival, McDonald’s. DeLuca, now 65 and living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, tells the…
SUBWAY Named “Brand of the Year” in 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study

SUBWAY® Now Highest Ranked Brand in “Quick Service Restaurant” Category 9 Years in a Row Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  The SUBWAY® restaurant chain has been named “Brand of the Year” in the “Quick Service Restaurant” category according to the 2013 Harris…
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…

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…

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…

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…

Franchises have unique formulas for success, but Denise and Tim Coulter’s experience as Subway franchisees shows positive results also depend on a quality integral to any startup: perseverance. The Coulters and her mother, Yvonne Peevy, own and operate six Abilene…

With more than 2,000 franchisees actively searching for locations, the SUBWAY sandwich chain has an aggressive growth strategy for 2011. According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the SUBWAY franchise system is the world’s largest restaurant chain,…

Subway restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant chain, announced today a 28 percent reduction of sodium in Subway Fresh Fit sandwich choices. This effort further demonstrates how Subway has been a long-time proponent of healthier food choices and committed to leading the industry in…

The self-made billionaire who heads up sandwich maker Subway, now the world’s largest fast food chain in terms of restaurants, never thought his operation would become bigger than McDonald’s. “It was just a way to pay my way through college,”…

The SUBWAY restaurant chain, long known for providing entrepreneurs with the opportunity to open and operate their own small businesses, has reached the milestone of 600 locations in the Los Angeles area.  The prior milestone of 500 locations occurred in…