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14 Nov 2017
First SUBWAY store opens in Bridgeport, Connecticut. First known as "Pete's Super Submarines' Founded by Fred DeLuca and Peter Buck, who offered to help DeLuca pay his college tuition by opening a sandwich shop together.
Name changed to Pete's SUBWAY
By 1974, the duo owned and operated 16 submarine sandwich shops throughout Connecticut. Realizing they would not reach their 32 store goal in time, they franchised the company.
200th SUBWAY restaurant
300th SUBWAY restaurant
First international restaurant in Bahrain
500th SUBWAY restaurant and first restaurant in Puerto Rico
First location in Canada
1000th SUBWAY restaurant
2000th SUBWAY restaurant
5000th SUBWAY restaurant
First SUBWAY restaurants in Japan and Saudi Arabia
Major globalization of brand as SUBWAY restaurants open in China, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Honduras, Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan
SUBWAY restaurants open in Columbia, Denmark, Guatemala, Kuwait, Martinique, Nicaragua, Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, South Africa, Turkey, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela
Currently, there are more than 44,000 SUBWAY restaurants around the world.
Becomes fast food franchise with most locations, overtaking McDonalds.
10000th SUBWAY restaurant
Has locations in 102 countries
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