Jared Fogle

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Village Subway closes

The Subway sandwich shop at 7514 Girard Ave. closed without notice shortly before New Year’s Day. According to a report on BusinessInsider.com, the sandwich chain has seen customer traffic decline 25 percent over the past five years. The report blamed consumers seeking “healthier, fresher food,” as well as the 2015 scandal involving former Subway spokesman Jared Fogle, who is currently serving more than 15 years in prison on underage sex charges. Subway’s U.S. store count dropped by 909 locations in 2017 (3 percent), almost three times as many closures as in 2016. La Jolla’s two other Subway stores — at 2206 Torrey Pines Road and 9500 Gilman Drive — remain...

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