Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Subway's Unit Count Drops in 'Optimization Plan'

QSR Magazine
Subway’s “optimization plan,” shared last year, has been driven primarily by remodels and relocations. Or as the chain said in a statement to QSR Monday, “having the best restaurants in the best locations to drive restaurant profitability”—a strategy, along with its franchise owners, the company said it’s focused on moving forward.

After reducing its U.S. count by 866 restaurants from 2016–2017, Subway has now dipped below 25,000 in the U.S., the company said. That's roughly an 1,000-store drop from the 25,908 Subway closed 2017 with.. . . more