3000 new Subway's planned for 2013

Subway restaurant chain report its plan to add more than 3,000 locations around the world.

The company announced its growth plans as it participates at the International Conference of Shopping Centers ReCon convention this week in Las Vegas.

The franchise system, the largest in the world in terms of number of locations, currently has more than 39,000 locations in 102 countries.

Chris Kan, training and business promotion specialist for Subway Real Estate said: “Subway developers, field staff and leasing specialists from all across North America will be attending the event to look for sites and make deals so that we can continue to provide career opportunities to entrepreneurs and the great tasting food to people everywhere looking for healthier choices, indulgent favourites and outstanding value.”

The chain has opened approximately 800 new stores in 54 countries since January 2013.