Subway

Quick service brands enhance nutritional profile of favorite foods like pizza.
April 2014

Industry experts, nutritionists, and menu developers share ideas on how the industry can make classic fast-food dishes healthier.

Quick service restaurants discount to attract new, price conscious customers.
March 2014

Becoming overly committed to discounting produces long-term margin headaches.

Americans increasingly enjoy hot and spicy foods from fast food restaurants.
February 2014

Hot, spicy menu items gaining popularity among diners.

 

Subway restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant chain, announced a 28 percent reduction of sodium in Subway Fresh Fit sandwich choices. In addition to the sodium reductions on the Subway Fresh Fit menu, the brand has removed 15 percent of sodium across the...

Subway, the world’s largest restaurant chain, announced its sponsorship of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) CardioSmart National Care Initiative, which promotes awareness and heart healthiness. The sponsorship is exclusive to Subway among quick-service restaurants.

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April 2011

What do Bic underwear, Harley-Davidson wine coolers, and Jamba Juice soup have in common? They’re all ways companies have tried to extend their brands—and they all failed.

It shouldn’t have been a surprise that the rough and manly image of the Harley brand wouldn’t...

Subway is the most loved fast food chain in the U.S. according to Amplicate, an online-opinion collating resource that accounts for more than 78 million public opinions of social media users.

With a positive rating...

The USC School of Cinematic Arts and Subway Restaurants announced a corporate-academic-creative partnership connecting students at the nation’s top film school with a quick-service restaurant to create original branded...

Subway opened its 600th Los Angeles location. The location was opened by multi-unit Subway franchisees, Parvis Mohammadi, Mehrangiz Goodarzi, and Sharab Siegel, and is located inside Union Station.

“We are thrilled to have the privilege of opening the 600th Subway restaurant in Los...

March 2011

Marketing executives have known for years that using hard-at-work, nice-looking, real employees in a TV spot can symbolize a brand’s corporate commitment to quality and service. But any marketer getting ready to take this idea to his ad people should first take some time to consider that...

March 2011

Just how much do human beings love a great bowl of noodles? Ask Wang Cong-yuan.

According to a December report in The Wall Street Journal, the highly regarded Taiwanese restaurateur charges about $324 for a bowl of his best beef noodles, which includes different cuts of beef from Japan,...

Subway was the top quick serve in a recent study measuring consumer perceptions of the “simplicity” of various brands.

The Global Brand Simplicity Index from strategic branding firm Siegel+Gale gauged more than 6,000 consumers’ opinions of what brands made their lives...

Since mid-December, seven major snow storms have hit states all over the U.S., from the Northeast to the West Coast and everywhere in between.

This bleak weather “has literally dimmed the bulb on the restaurant business pretty much across the board,” says David Crane, CEO of...

February 2011

When the YWCA of Greater Pittsburgh opened a Nathan’s Famous restaurant within its downtown facility last fall, it marked two milestones for the quick-serve chain. Not only was it the first Nathan’s Famous store to open in Pittsburgh, but it was also the company’s first...

Subway, the world's largest sub sandwich franchise, will host a national Free Cookie Day at all U.S. locations on Monday, February 14. With this promotion, a complimentary cookie will be included with any purchase.

The event is taking place during FebruANY, the month-long Subway...

The Frederick A. DeLuca Foundation—a private foundation created by Subway's president and co-founder, Fred DeLuca—awarded grants and scholarships to nearly 180 Connecticut organizations.

“I’m very pleased that we are able to lend a hand to deserving regional...

A franchise tool launching next week hopes to connect prospective franchisees with franchisors via an online hub that leads hopeful entrepreneurs to the business purchase process—with a little help from social networking.

Tom Hochstatter, cofounder of FranchiseProcess LLC, says the...

February 2011

After running nuclear reactors for submarines, Loren Goodridge was ready to be his own boss. Navy alum Goodridge became a Subway franchisee in 1992, and has since been recognized for his strategic planning skills by Subway CEO Fred DeLuca and grown his franchise company to 20 units. Armed with...

January 2011

Kids’ menus have come a long way from the days when they were little more than sandwiches, soft drinks, and small fries for the small fries.

As parents increasingly seek out food that is healthful and nutritious for their children, particularly in light of America’s growing...

The Subway restaurant chain introduced a new program for military veterans designed to reduce their costs associated with the purchase of a Subway franchise.

The franchise fee of $15,000 is waived for any honorably discharged veteran who wishes to open a Subway restaurant on a government...

December 2010

There is an answer to the age-old question of which came first, the chicken or the egg.

It’s definitely the egg—at least when it comes to breakfast. Few morning menus are without them. But these days, chicken and another popular poultry protein, turkey, are increasingly...

December 2010

Reporting by Blair Chancey, Sam Oches, Daniel P. Smith, Robin Van Tan, Barney Wolf & Lori Zanteson

1. BK Sold to Brazilian Investors

Becoming the decade’s biggest restaurant buyout,...

On Sunday night’s episode of “Undercover Boss,” viewers watched with amusement as Don Fertman, chief development officer at Subway, learned how to address customers walking into the sandwich shop.

His on-site boss in Florida, a no-nonsense woman named Jessi, asked him...