Sandwich chain Subway has announced a global partnership with UK-based IT solutions developer, PXtech. The deal will see new management tools delivered to 35,000 Subway stores worldwide.
According to to PXtech, the implementation of its PXportal system technology will provide Subway franchisees with online access to real-time data from their point-of-sale systems across multiple stores.
Thys Van Hout, chief technology officer at Subway, said: “We’re delighted to be working with PXtech – the implementation of PXtech’s system is the ideal addition to our exciting and fast-moving technology programme and provides excellent tools for helping our restaurant owners to manage their business.”
PXtech said it creates tailored programmes to provide organisations with a clear, accurate and real time view of business performance. The company already operates across a wide European client base in the hospitality, retail, education and local authority sectors.
This latest deal with Subway restaurants will see PXtech’s products reaching a new worldwide audience in addition to maintaining its continuing, fast-paced growth in both the European and North American markets.
PXtech managing director, Richard Dorf, said: “We are delighted to be working with Subway on this important project. We have put an enormous amount of development time into our retail IT solutions and making them more valuable to our customers. There has been a lot of investment in optimising both the power and flexibility of the product, and deals like this are secured thanks to our team’s consistent dedication and attention to detail.
“One of the crucial success factors for growing franchises is brand consistency and having a clear view of the detailed business performance data from each store. PXportal affords vendors online access to real-time data from their EPoS systems spread over multiple sites, which will give them fantastic opportunities to drive sales, detect anomalies and eliminate wastage.
“The roll-out is being heralded as welcome news by Subway and its franchisees which is reflected in the fact that over 11,000 stores have already joined the service and we’re seeing many thousands of hits daily on the site.”