Subway co-founder Fred DeLuca’s success story starts when, at age 17, he opened his first sandwich shop as a way to put himself through college. Last month, the chain marked the opening of its 40,000th store.
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Subway founder Fred DeLuca opened his first sandwich shop at the age of 17, using $1,000 he’d borrowed from a family friend — and now he’s overtaken McDonald’s to turn Subway into the world’s biggest restaurant chain. The secret, he says, was an aggressive franchising policy that gave heavy discounts and incentives to restaurant operators […]
To inspire young, would-be entrepreneurs from around the world, the largest and most successful restaurant chain in the world is launching a global initiative to impact the next generation of emerging talent by opening up its vast network to the winners of the Build Your Own Virtual SUBWAY Challenge, which takes place through March 12. […]