Quality ingredients: Healthy menu options and niche markets will strengthen industry demand

The Sandwich and Sub Store Franchises industry has experienced consistent growth over the past five years. Franchisees managed to maintain momentum by developing new menu options that capitalize on increasing awareness of the health risks associated with a high-fat diet. As a result, the industry has been able to thrive, despite rapidly evolving consumer preferences for fast food that have led to the stagnation and decline of other quick-service restaurants. Industry operators will continue to contend with stiff external competition from members of the fast-casual food segment. In turn, many operators will continue to expand their menu options to include a wider variety of healthy food options...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Healthier menu options and catering to niche markets will aid industry growth
  • Restaurant franchises are responding to rising health concerns by expanding their menus
  • Intense competition will likely continue over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The Sandwich and Sub Store Franchises industry offers three distinct dining establishment options. The largest segment includes dine-in, limited-service restaurants, which account for 46.8% of industry revenue in 2018. These establishments are individual restaurants that offer consumers the option to eat their meal on the premises or take their food to go. Many of these restaurants are located within strip centers, next to popular shopping areas or in stand-alone buildings. The share of revenue consumed by these restaurants has declined slightly over the five years to 2018, though this segment still comprises the most industry establishments. Thi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry are

  • Aggressive marketing/franchising - given the high level of competition
  • Accessibility to consumers/users
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer spending and Healthy eating index in the Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry?

    This industry comprises franchise establishments that prepare and serve custom sandwiches and subs. Reports in the IBISWorld Business Franchise collection focus solely on the operation of franchised outlets and exclude nonfranchise data. They show the total number of franchise outlets, franchise network-sales (revenue) and the average profit margin earned by franchisees. These reports also highlight the largest franchisors by market share.

    Industry Products
  • Limited-service restaurants
  • Takeout restaurants
  • Cafeteria restaurants
  • Industry Activities
  • Franchising sandwich and sub stores
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer spending
  • Healthy eating index
  • Agricultural price index
  • Consumer Confidence Index

  • Current Performance
  • Health-conscious consumers set the bar
  • Industry growth
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Improving conditions
  • Industry development
  • International expansion
  • Table: Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Corn, Wheat & Soybean Wholesaling
  • Egg & Poultry Wholesaling
  • Fast Food Restaurants
  • Fruit & Vegetable Wholesaling
  • Restaurant & Hotel Equipment Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Limited-service restaurants
  • Cafeteria restaurants
  • Takeout restaurants
  • Chart: Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Households with income of $50,000 and below
  • Households with income of $50,000 to $100,000
  • Households with income of $100,000 and above
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesFranchise fees
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Subway, Jimmy John's,
  • Table: Subway - financial performance
  • Table: Jimmy John's - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Sandwich & Sub Store Franchises Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Consumer spending (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • The party in a franchising agreement that is purchasing the right to use a business's trademarks, associated brands and other proprietary knowledge in order to open a branch.
  • Franchisor
  • The owner of the original operation that decides to allow other people to replicate their system in exchange for a fee.
  • Qsr
  • A quick-service restaurant, characterized both by its fast food cuisine and by minimal table service.
  • Royalties
  • Ongoing fees paid to the franchisor by franchisees in respect of ongoing training and support services provided, usually a percentage of revenue.
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