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Subway (restaurant)

Subway (restaurant)
The Subway logo since 2002
Company nameSubway
Company typePrivately held company
SloganEat Fresh
GenreFast food
FoundedBridgeport, Connecticut, U.S. (August 28, 1965)
Founder(s)Fred DeLuca and Peter Buck
HeadquartersMilford, Connecticut, U.S.
Key peopleFred DeLuca (President)
Millie Shinn (EVP)
David Worroll (Controller)
Other food products
Revenue(+) $16.2 billion US$ (2010)
Owner(s)Doctor's Associates, Inc.

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Subway is an American restaurant franchise that primarily sells submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads. It is owned and operated by Doctor's Associates, Inc. (DAI). Subway is one of the fastest growing franchises in the world with 35,302 restaurants in 98 countries and territories as of September 10, 2011. It is the largest single-brand restaurant chain globally and is the second largest restaurant operator globally after Yum! Brands (35,000 locations).

Subway's main operations office is in Milford, Connecticut; five regional centers support Subway's growing international operations. The regional offices for European franchises are located in Amsterdam, Netherlands; the Australia and New Zealand locations are supported from Brisbane, Australia; the Middle Eastern locations are supported from offices located in Beirut, Lebanon; the Asian locations from Singapore and India, and the Latin America support center is in Miami, Florida. In the United Kingdom and Ireland the company hopes to expand to 2,010 restaurants by some time in 2011.

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