San Francisco Wages Kills $5 Subs

May 2, 2012

The catchy Subway jingle involving a variety of foot-long sandwiches available for $5 doesn’t apply in San Francisco. The chain stopped selling the $5 footlongs in San Francisco “due to the higher cost of doing business.” The city’s new minimum wage, raised to $10.24 as of January 1, 2012, makes $5 footlongs an impossible business model.

Source: San Francisco Weekly, March 28, 2012 

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