The SUBWAY restaurant chain is the world's largest submarine sandwich franchise, with more than 28,500 locations in 86 countries. In 2002, the SUBWAY chain surpassed McDonald's in the number of restaurants open in the United States and Canada.
Headquartered in Milford, Conn., the SUBWAY restaurant chain was co-founded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. The SUBWAY chain was named the number one global franchise opportunity by Entrepreneur magazine in its Annual Franchise 500 Ranking for 2008. – less