The restaurant was flagged off as an all-women operated outlet to mark the International Women\'s Day on 8th March.
Subway, the sandwich chain which entered India in 2001, has opened its 500th outlet in the country 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 will be operated by women staffs who take delight in Subway’s healthy and flavourful offerings.
“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,” shared Manpreet Gulri, Country Head, Subway.
Subway restaurant which opened its first restaurant in New Delhi now is now present across 70 cities in India.
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.
The sandwich chain is planning to take its total number of stores to 1,000 by 2018.
Chetan Arora, Development Agent, Subway 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."