Arby’s is a fast-food restaurant chain that serves sandwiches. It currently has almost 3,500 locations across countries including the United States, Canada, Turkey, Egypt and more. It’s owned by Inspire Brands, which was formerly called the Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG).
Some of its most popular products include Roast Beef and Beef ‘n Cheddar sandwiches. Arby’s also offers deli-style sandwiches, curly fries and Jamocha shakes. Its Market Fresh line originally included Roast Turkey and Swiss, Roast Ham and Swiss and Roast Chicken Caesar, but it has since added other products and runs limited time offers.
If you’d like to learn more about Arby’s, you can visit its website at https://arbys.com/.
Number of employees
According to statistics from 2013, Arby’s has 74,000 employees.
In 1964, Leroy and Forrest Raffel opened the first Arby’s sandwich shop selling roast beef sandwiches, because they wanted to create something different than the popular burger joint. The first franchise location opened just one year later in 1965. However, it wasn’t until a few years later in 1971 when Arby’s was finally able to perfect its roast beef recipe. The same one is used in Arby’s today.
The restaurant opened its 1,000th restaurant in 1980. In 1991, it revamped the menu by adding a line of products that would cater to those looking for lighter options like salads and sandwiches with less than 300 calories.
In 2013, the company decided it was time to rev up its marketing with the new “We Have The Meats” campaign and slogan.
Company mission statement
Arby’s mission statement is “Inspiring Smiles through Delicious Experiences.” The company uses six key principles and values to help them achieve this mission:
Get it done
Make a difference.
Arby’s is categorized under the restaurant industry.