Subway logoSubway ranks as the largest U.S. restaurant brand with 25,549 domestic locations and as the second largest in terms of U.S. systemwide sales behind McDonald’s with $12.1 billion. The rapidly growing quick-service sandwich brand is owned by privately held Doctor’s Associates Inc., based in Milford, Conn. The company is 100-percent franchised, and its franchisees have opened more than 39,000 locations in 100 countries since the chain was founded in 1965.

Chain Snapshot

Segment: Sandwich

Headquarters: Milford, Conn.

CEO: Fred DeLuca

Financial Data

Systemwide Sales: $12.1 billion (U.S., FY 2012)

Total Units: 25,549
(U.S., FY 2012)

Sales Per Unit: $482,300 (Estimated, FY 2012)

Source: NRN Top 100 report


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