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Subway CEO Suzanne Greco to Step Down

Subway IP Inc., which oversees franchises under its Subway brand, announced Wednesday that its embattled chief executive officer, Suzanne Greco, is stepping down. The franchising firm has appointed Chief Business Development Officer Trevor Haynes as interim CEO. Greco will officially retire on June 30.

Subway CEO DeLuca Dies of Cancer

Fred DeLuca
Fred DeLuca in 2011 in a Subway shop. Photo:mynewsdesk, Wikipedia

MILFORD, Conn.—Subway announced this morning that its founder, Frederick A. DeLuca, passed away last night. "Fred DeLuca, Subway co-founder and CEO, passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family," wrote company spokesperson Michelle DiNello in a notice this morning to the many franchisees in the chain, Subway employees and vendors.

Subway Eats Competition's Lunch

A Baltimore Subway shop celebrates AnyTober $5 Footlong
A Baltimore Subway shopfront. photo/bluemaumau

LEXINGTON, Ky. — For all but two of the largest six players in the sandwich sector, the recession has not been kind. That's despite the sector growing 3 percent a year since 2007, according to market researcher Technomic Inc. In short, the biggest guy on the block got bigger.

I'm a Main Street Investor, I Create Jobs

Whenever you hear people arguing about whom the real “job creators” are, remember: you already know who I am.    I handed your coffee to you just this morning.  When you bought a sandwich for lunch, I made it for you.   When you get your car serviced, I greet you.

Changing of Guard at Coalition of Franchisee Associations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new board of directors was swept into the Coalition of Franchisee Associations at the stroke of midnight, January 1, 2012.

Franchises Banned In Utah, Court To Rule On Constitutionality

A Utah federal court will hear a franchisee's challenge to a law banning franchises from operating in his town.

Franchisee Bill of Rights, Input Requested

Franchise Community,

The Coalition of Franchisee Associations (CFA) Fair Franchising Committee has been working with franchisee leaders from multiple franchise systems to develop the Universal Franchisee Bill of Rights.

Ten Most Powerful Franchise Associations

When it comes to industrial might and lobbying power, the franchise industry is lopsided. A few big groups have the lion's share.