Submarine sandwich restaurant chain, SUBWAY opened its 500th restaurant in India in the city of Mumbai.
Submarine sandwich restaurant chain, SUBWAY opened its 500th restaurant in India in the city of Mumbai. The restaurant was flagged off as an all-women operated outlet to mark the International Women’s Day on 8th March.
Started by two women entrepreneurs, the 500th Subway restaurant would be run and operated by women staffers who take delight in Subway’s healthy and flavourful offerings.
Manpreet Gulri, Country Head, Subway Systems India Private Limited, said, “The 500th restaurant opening is a significant milestone for the Indian market. Over the years, we have witnessed a growing consumer focus towards healthier eating and Subway has been able to create a niche for itself through extensive market research and consumer outreach programs.”
SUBWAY restaurant chain which ventured in India in 2001 with its first restaurant in New Delhi now has a presence across 70 cities. With product innovations and new vegetarian launches on the cards, the brand is looking forward for strong future growth opportunities in tier II and tier III cities to ensure that the momentum continues.
Chetan Arora, Development Agent, Subway Systems India Private Limited, said, “The journey to 500th restaurant milestone has been eventful. The brand has grown from strength to strength and continues to foster the spirit of entrepreneurship. I am truly excited with the growth prospects which will take our restaurant count to 1000 by 2018."