86 Year Old Subway® Franchisee Enjoys Second Career Success

Sacramento Bee:

Bob Thomson, a SUBWAY® franchisee with twenty-four restaurants in Iowa, will soon be celebrating his 86th birthday, and twenty-two years with the SUBWAY® chain.

At an age when most would consider retirement, Bob Thomson left his job running variety stores across Iowa to take on a bigger franchise- the SUBWAY® sandwich chain giant.

“The first Subway I saw was in Hawaii. I went in, grabbed a sandwich, and was immediately sold on the program. I knew I wanted to become a franchisee for this company that I knew would grow in the years to follow,” said Bob, who has an office in Charles City with his business partner, George Slattery.

And that it did. Continue reading this story.

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