How Scheduling Software Helps Small Businesses Thrive

Scheduling Software Helps Small Businesses Increase Productivity & Maximize Profits – Find Out How The Fiscal Policy Institute’s Immigration Research Center conducted a study of businesses with fewer than 100 employees to determine how many businesses are owned by those who came to America from abroad. They also wanted to determine what types of businesses […]

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8 Great Ways to Build Value in Your Company – And Score a BIG Payoff

Hard work, common sense and a commitment to customer service can build tremendous value in a company – and potentially lead to a very big payoff. Overview Ten years ago, two brothers from South Africa came to America looking to make it in the music business. After studying at Boston’s fabled Berklee College of Music, Gary […]

Work Smarter, Not Longer: Lessons Learned from America's Taco Shop 1

Work Smarter, Not Longer: 4 Key Success Strategies for Food Franchises

America Bortin, CEO of America’s Taco Store, shares 4 key strategies on how she grew her small store into one of the fastest growing food franchises in the U.S. We recently spoke with America and Terry Bortin, founders of multi million dollar America’s Taco Shop franchise, who talked about growing their business and shared these […]

Advice from Julie Smolyansky, CEO of Lifeway Foods

CEO of $80 million enterprise: “There’s more opportunity here than anywhere else in the world.” Ten years ago, when Julie Smolyansky took control of Lifeway, the company her immigrant father founded in 1986, she was barely out of college. Since then, Smolyansky has grown revenues by more than 560%, to $80 million. Immpreneur asked what […]

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Celebrating New Jersey’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs

New Jersey’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs Contribution Recognized. NJIEA, a broad-based coalition of New Jersey businesses and trade organizations recently celebrated immigrant entrepreneurship with their fourth annual Immigrant Entrepreneur Awards on November 2, 2016 The Awards program was created to recognize and honor the past and present contributions of immigrant business owners in the State of New Jersey. […]

Ming Wang Knits Immigrant’s 12-Step Sales Strategy Builds $12 Million Company

Ming Wang Knits: Immigrant’s 12-Step Sales Strategy Builds $12 Million Company

Eddie Wang used smart, aggressive selling to build a $12 million clothing company, Ming Wang Knits, from scratch. Learn how he did it. Eddie Wang didn’t know a soul in the U.S. when he and his wife Ming started looking for contract knitting work in the U.S. in 1978. Today, their clothing line sells in […]

Chobani Owner's Bold, Inspiring Move is Good Business 1

Chobani Owner’s Bold, Inspiring Move is Good Business

One immigrant entrepreneur is grabbing big headlines and creating a stir in the financial and business communities — by being generous and sharing the wealth. Turkish immigrant Hamdi Ulukaya, who founded the yogurt company Chobani in 2005, announced to workers at the upstate New York plant this week that they would given stock worth up […]

Customer Loyalty, Traditional Values Fuel $4 Million Business 1

Customer Loyalty, Traditional Values Fuel $4 Million Business

Even in the 21st Century, commitment to community and  old fashioned values are still keys to a solid, long-lasting business In thirty years of the home services business, Mike Ploennigs has never been out of work, a claim most people can’t make in the era of downsizing and underemployment. His secret? “I never sat around waiting […]