Restaurant Finance Watch: Did Subway grow too much?

Restaurant Finance Watch: Did Subway grow too much?

NRN editor and restaurant finance expert Jonathan Maze breaks down what you should be watching in the industry this week. Connect with him on the latest finance trends and news at @jonathanmaze and [email protected] RELATED: • Analysis: Subway reaches crossroads as spokesman crisis unfolds • Experts: Subway incident highlights need for crisis management plan • Subway at NRN.com

Subway has had an amazing success story. The sandwich concept has grown from a single unit in Connecticut run by a teenager into the world’s largest restaurant chain by unit count.

Subway’s growth has seemed unstoppable. The brand is literally everywhere: in malls, on street corners, in hospitals and universities, inside suburban community centers, and even in churches. For a time, a Subway outlet on a crane

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