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Subway Announces Steve Rafferty as Senior Vice President of Development
Subway restaurants have announced Steve Rafferty as Senior Vice President of Development for North America.
In this role, Rafferty is responsible for leading the strategic direction for business development, supporting the network of Subway developers and leading growth initiatives for new and existing franchisees.
"Steve has the deep experience to successfully lead teams to achieve new franchise recruitment, unit growth, and new market entry goals. His wealth of knowledge, along with...
Britain’s Drive Thru Spend Up 45% September to November 2020
The trend for ordering food and drinks from our cars at Britain’s growing number of drive-thru restaurants soared from September to November 2020 according to global information company The NPD Group. There were 121 million visits to Britain’s 2,000 quick service restaurants (QSR) that offer drive-thru in those three months in 2020, a 14% increase on the same period last year. Spend was up 45% to £723m over this time frame, with consumers tending to place larger-than-average orders at the drive-thru window.
According to footfall analysis from NPD’s SnapMyEats data, the growth in drive-thru in these three months was a result of consumers switching from eating in and takeaway options during lockdowns and tiering, rather than...
Subway Goes All In on Online Catering
ezCater is making it easier to get Subway restaurant Footlongs for corporate meetings and gatherings. ezCater announced the launch of Subway's new online catering platform as part of the sandwich chain's overall focus to create even greater digital convenience for guests.
The new Subway catering platform will allow guests, particularly businesses, to make large orders for any occasion from participating Subway restaurants...
Subway Launches Contactless Curbside Nationwide
Subway is introducing Contactless Curbside pick-up available nationwide at participating Subway restaurants, so guests have a safe and easy option to get their favorite Footlong sandwiches when and how they want them. Since summer, Subway has brought curbside delivery to more than 11,000 restaurants. Curbside orders are even sealed with a tamper proof sticker and delivered on a tray, ensuring a safe and completely contactless experience.
Requesting Contactless Curbside can be done through placing an order on the Subway App or website. From there, one of Subway's Sandwich Artists makes the order fresh. When the guest arrives...
It's Officially Footlong Season at Subway Restaurants
Subway restaurants, the new, exclusive Official Sandwich Sponsor of the National Football League (NFL), is adding its own flavor to the game with plans to turn the 2020 football season into "Footlong Season." Throughout the 2020 NFL Season, and debuting with a television spot featuring NFL Coach Bill Belichick, fans can make a good call all season long with Subway.
Joining Coach Belichick this season will be NFL star brothers J.J., T.J. and Derek Watt, and NFL Hall of Famer Deion Sanders, for Subway's new national marketing campaign that will leave fans craving footlong sandwiches while cheering on their team. The star-studded line-up will be featured in television commercials, along with...
The National Football League Announces Subway Restaurants as Official Sponsor of the NFL
Sandwich lovers and football fans just scored a major touchdown. The National Football League (NFL) announced that Subway restaurants, the world's largest sandwich chain, is now an Official Sponsor of the NFL.
As an official multi-year sponsor of the NFL, Subway will have exclusive marketing rights and activation opportunities at key NFL events and experiences. The brand will also sponsor NFL FLAG, the largest U.S. flag football league and support NFL PLAY 60, which is dedicated to keeping youth active and healthy. Subway will align with key teams, players and partners to bring the sponsorship to life.
The long-term sponsorship kicks off this fall with a new ad campaign featuring NFL talent and personalities and restaurant promotions, allowing Subway fans to...
Restaurants Offer Deals to Boost Traffic During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Now that President Trump has extended social distancing guidelines until April 30th, consumers should expect to get food delivered, takeout, or from the drive-thru for the next month when they want to dine out. Restaurants are offering incentives to get consumers to eat away from home to generate income during these unprecedented times.
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