Failure Case Study: Subway Japan - Fast-food chain losing traction in Japans competitive environment
"Failure Case Study: Subway Japan", is part of The Successes and Failures research. It examines the details of and reasons behind the failure of Subway sandwich outlet chain in the Japan. It delivers the critical "what?", "why?", and "so what?" analysis to deliver crucial lessons that increase your chances of running a successful fast-food restaurant business.
Subway is a global sandwich chain, and launched its first outlet in Japan in 2019. Around 2004, the chain redesigned its menu to cater to the Japanese palate, which helped the business grow to 480 outlets. However, after store numbers peaked in 2014, the chain began to struggle, closing outlets due to losing traction among consumers.
- The rise of new competitors and dissatisfaction with Subways customization process have been leading consumers to abandon the brand.
- Japanese consumers find that Subways sandwich-ordering system is time-consuming and stressful, due to the need to queue and the expectation that the shopper will customize the sandwich.
- Global restaurant brands must understand local market characteristics and consider adjusting their menu or operating system depending on the location.
Reasons to buy
- Reduce the risk of failure by learning from brands/products that have under-performed: failed innovation can severely impact profit and reputation.
- Understand the relevant consumer trends and attitudes that drive and support innovation success so you can tap into what is really impacting the industry.
- Gain a broader appreciation of the fast-moving consumer goods industry by gaining insights from both within and outside of your sector.
- Access valuable strategic take-outs to help direct future decision-making and inform new product development.
Failure Case Study: Dunkin Donuts & More - Misaligned positioning kept the brand from forging a deeper connection with consumers
Failure Case Study: Dunkin Donuts & More - Misaligned positioning kept the brand from forging a deeper connection with consumersDunkin Donuts, a leading American quick-service restaurant (QSR) brand with worldwideView Report
Failure Case Study: Amazon Restaurants in the UK - Facing the challenges of the competitive online food delivery landscape
Failure Case Study: Amazon Restaurants in the UK - Facing the challenges of the competitive online food delivery landscapeAmazon Restaurants, offering online food delivery ordering from a range of participatingView Report
Retail Case Study: Amazon in India market research report available in single user pdf license with Aarkstore Enterprise at USD 800View Report
Case Study: Sustainability in Hotels - How and why hotels are increasing their sustainability initiatives
Case Study: Sustainability in Hotels - How and why hotels are increasing their sustainability initiatives market research report available in single user pdf license with Aarkstore Enterprise at USD 1495View Report
Fill The Form For Sample Request