Franchisee Marks Opening of Seven New Outlets with Three Earmarked for Coming Months
Kuwait City-Kuwait: 9 December, 2010 - SUBWAYÒ restaurants in Kuwait, part of the world’s largest submarine sandwich franchise, today announced it is gearing up to take the total number of outlets in Kuwait to 49 by the end of the year.
With seven new restaurants opening its doors since the start of the year and three more scheduled to open in the coming months, Kuwait market will be served by Subway® outlets located in some of the most vibrant locations.
Abdul Rahman Almutairi, CEO, Las Palmas Restaurants Company and Subway® Kuwait Development Agent, said: “We are proud to be a pioneering food and beverage brand in Kuwait with the opening of seven outlets in 2010. Our target this year is 10 outlets and we are planning to expand this to an additional 40 locations within the next five years.”
In August 2010, Abdul Rahman Almutairi received the Franchisee of the Year award for multi-unit owners of the chain’s international developed markets. Almutairi was selected from among more than 4,000 international franchisees.
The SUBWAYÒ brand has been honored as the number one franchise opportunity in the Entrepreneur magazine's ’Annual Franchise 500Ò’ listing for 17 of the past 23 years.
With more than 33,000 locations in 90 countries including the Middle East, the SUBWAYÒ restaurant chain is the world’s largest submarine sandwich franchise. Headquartered in Milford, Connecticut, the SUBWAYÒ chain was co-founded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. The partnership, which continues today, marked the beginning of a remarkable journey — one that made it possible for thousands of individuals to build and succeed in their own business.
The SUBWAY® restaurant chain is the world's largest submarine sandwich franchise, with more than 33,300 locations in 92 countries.
Headquartered in Milford, Connecticut, and with regional offices in Amsterdam, Beirut, Brisbane, Miami, and Singapore, the SUBWAY® chain was co-founded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. The SUBWAY® brand was ranked the number one Franchise Opportunity and the number one Global Franchise Opportunity in the 2010 edition of Entrepreneur magazine's ‘Annual Franchise 500®’ survey, an honor that the SUBWAY® chain has received 17 times in the past 23 years.
The SUBWAY® restaurant ventured outside North America when the first outlet opened in Bahrain in December 1984. Since then, the SUBWAY® concept has gone around the world with restaurants opening from Argentina to Zambia.
For more information about the SUBWAY® restaurant chain, please visit www.subway.com.
SUBWAY® is a registered trademark of Doctor’s Associates Inc.