Topic: Subway

Former Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle Allegedly Paid to Have Sex With 16-Year-Old

FBI subpoenas texts

The FBI has subpoenaed text messages from former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle in which he allegedly admits having paid $100 for sex with a 16-year-old girl. Business Insider reports Fogle had been messaging a…

Accounts in Review: Contenders Prepare for Final Pitches in Subway's Contest

DraftKings goes with Butler, Shine

It turns out Subway has been quietly talking to agencies for a while now, and the chain already has four finalists for its creative account. Longtime incumbent MMB is defending against…

Subway Reviews Its Creative Business, Hires Chris Carroll in Top Marketing Role

Moving fast amid Jared Fogle scandal

Damage control is working quickly at Subway. Sources said that former svp of global marketing Chris Carroll is back in the fold in a top marketing role, and the chain…

Subway CMO Tony Pace Leaving to Start His Own Shop

Departure follows Jared Fogle scandal

Tony Pace, Subway's svp and chief marketing officer, will step down on Sept. 30. After nearly a decade with the sandwich chain, Pace is leaving to start his own marketing consulting…

How Can Subway Remain a Beloved Brand Despite the Jared Scandal?

Leverage other endorsers like Brad and Angelina

It's been a week since news broke that Jared Fogle was caught up in a child-porn investigation and just days since BrandIndex's semiannual survey of America's best-perceived brands revealed that…

Half of 2015's Best-Perceived Brands Predate the Web

Amazon rules, but traditional companies still thrive

Americans might spend a third of their time on social media, and 78 percent of us might regularly shop online, but when it comes to the brands we most trust…

Put in an Impossible Position, Subway Is Navigating It as Well as Possible, Experts Say

Brand is distancing itself from Jared Fogle without placing blame

If your well-known spokesman ends up being convicted of a crime, the solution is easy: Fire him, and condemn his actions. But what's a brand to do when its best-known…

Timeline: How Subway Transformed Itself, With Jared Fogle Front and Center

A look back at the 15-year relationship

Subway suspended its relationship with longtime spokesman Jared Fogle yesterday afternoon, after the FBI searched Fogle's home in connection with a child pornography-related investigation. The sandwich chain has since removed…

Subway Suspends Relationship With Spokesman Jared Fogle After FBI Search

Chain says decision was 'mutually agreed'

Subway has suspended its relationship with former spokesman Jared Fogle and removed all references to him from the sandwich chain's website and social media accounts. The move came in the…

Subway Becomes Twitter's Top Trending Topic After FBI Raids Jared Fogle's Home

Spokesman's foundation exec faces child porn charges

For 15 years, Jared Fogle has been an ideal spokesman for Subway, which benefited as much from his earnest demeanor as from his redemptive weight-loss story.  This morning, though, Subway is…