Wisconsin-based Cousins Subs to open 40 stores in Chicago

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (WITI) - Since it was founded in 1972, Cousins Subs has grown from a single restaurant to 100 restaurants throughout Wisconsin. Now, the sandwich franchise announced on Monday, Aug. 6 they are kicking off a large-scale expansion plan in Illinois, starting with developing 40 restaurants throughout the Chicago area over the next several years.

Cousins Subs’ development strategy began when one of the founder’s daughter, Christine Specht, took over as the franchise’s president and CEO after serving as its president and COO. Christine said the brand recognition and consumer goodwill that had carefully been established throughout the Midwest has provided the opportunity for the expansion...

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