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POWER LIST 2018, CHAIN CHAMPIONS: Laura Bird, Equipment & Decor Purchasing manager, IPC Europe (Subway)

POWER LIST 2018, CHAIN CHAMPIONS: Laura Bird, Equipment & Decor Purchasing manager, IPC Europe (Subway)

There have been some exciting changes at Subway this year as the chain sets itself up for its next chapter of growth in a QSR sector where nobody can afford to take their eye off the ball. More than 100 of Subway’s 2,400-strong UK store network now feature its new ‘Fresh Forward’ branding following a

EXCLUSIVE: How Subway seeks to sparkle with landmark Hobart partnership

Quick-service restaurants are generally quite traditional in the way they wash dirty kitchen wares, but Subway is bidding to change all that by introducing state-of-the-art commercial dishwashers to all new and remodelled stores. Andrew Seymour met the team involved in sourcing and delivering an equipment solution that will save franchisees time and improve profitability. Fred

EXCLUSIVE: ‘We’ll take the time to get the right supplier deals for franchisees’, says Subway

The organisation that sources and selects equipment for Subway’s vast store network says it will leave no stone unturned in its quest to find the right supplier partners for franchisees. European Independent Purchasing Company (IPC Europe), the Buckinghamshire-based non-profit-making organisation collectively owned by Subway franchisees in Europe, manages more than £1.5 billion worth of contracts

EXCLUSIVE: Subway’s dishwasher roll-out programme picks up pace

Subway has struck a three-year agreement with Hobart that will see the latest warewashing equipment made available to its franchisees across the UK and Europe. The warewashers will be a mandatory fixture in new and remodelled Subway stores as part of a move expected to save operators time, improve efficiency and drive profitability. Roll-out is

BREAKING NEWS: Subway asks former UK area exec to steady the ship after CEO quits

A former executive of Subway’s UK business has stepped into the global hotseat after its CEO Suzanne Greco – whose brother founded the sandwich chain more than 50 years ago – revealed she is quitting the company. Trevor Haynes, currently chief business development officer at Subway, moved to the UK from Australia in 2009 to

EXCLUSIVE: Duke Manufacturing reboots UK strategy for chain push

Duke Manufacturing, the US giant that counts Burger King, KFC and Subway among its core customers, wants to make its equipment more accessible to smaller chains in a move that will almost certainly involve it forming new distribution relationships in the UK. The manufacturer’s global business has grown off the back of supplying three of

Subway hires industry guru to drive global transformation through food innovation

Subway has appointed a new global chief whose primary role will be to drive the ongoing transformation of the chain’s worldwide business through food innovation. Len Van Popering has joined the company as vice president of global brand management and innovation. His remit will include overseeing the development of core menu items, snacks and beverages,

POWER LIST 2017, CHAIN CHAMPIONS: Peter Dowding, Country Director UK & Ireland, Subway

Subway continues to be one of the largest investors in commercial foodservice equipment thanks to a roll-out programme designed to cement its position as one of the most ubiquitous chains in the industry. UK country director Peter Dowding oversaw the company’s 2,500th store opening this year and under his watch it is aiming to surpass