Fred DeLuca founded the SUBWAY® chain in Connecticut, USA, in 1965.
The company has since grown into a multi-billion dollar business, with more than 30,000 outlets in 87 countries.
In March 2011, there were 1254 open SUBWAY® restaurants in Australia.
More than 70% of new SUBWAY® franchises are sold to existing SUBWAY® owners in the US and Australia.
In 2010, SUBWAY® restaurants was once again named the Number One Franchise Opportunity in Entrepreneur Magazine’s ‘Franchise 500′ rankings, based on research and surveys of franchises located in the United States. Read more about this here.