The UPS Store Provides a World of Opportunity for Immigrant Entrepreneurs 1

The UPS Store Provides a World of Opportunity for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Success in business is simple: find a product or service that everyone needs, become partners with a top global brand to bring customers to your door, and work hard to become an asset to your community. This  formula has made The UPS Store one of America’s most admired franchises. Read on to see how it can […]

Low-Cost, Hi- Growth Opportunity in Education Sector

More than 60 years ago, a high school math teacher in Osaka Japan developed a nearly fool-proof technique for supercharging how kids learn math and reading. Now more than 4 million kids around the globe are learning the Kumon system while thousands of Kumon franchisees enjoy a fulfilling and profitable business. Overview Education today seems more […]

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Low-Cost, High-Value Franchise Ideal for Immigrant Entrepreneurs

Traditional cosmetics brand launches its own makeover, combining great products and new marketing approaches to become America’s top cosmetics franchisor  Overview It all started during the Great Depression, when a registered nurse in Santa Monica California  started making skin care solutions for her patients in her kitchen. That nurse was Merle Nethercutt Norman, and the skin care […]

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Opportunities With T-Mobile’s Biggest Distributor

Hardwired for Success: The Ameritel Story 20 years ago it was one store selling pagers; today, T-Mobile’s biggest distributor has 3,500-plus outlets offering wireless services These are hard times for the retail industry. Many famous chains are already gone, and it gets worse every day. Teen favorite Rue21 just filed for bankruptcy, Michael Kors is […]

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400 Franchise Opportunities Under One Roof

There’s more than one way start a business. Many immigrants find their path to entrepreneurship and success in the U.S. through a franchise. The word conjures images of MacDonald’s and Jiffy Lube, but there are a wide variety of franchised businesses in the U.S. in a host of industries. According to the International Franchise Association (IFA), […]

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How to Prosper by Opening a Franchise Within Your Business

Beauty industry insider discovers a cost-effective  way to reach a new audience and sell more product to existing customers by opening a small footprint franchise within her existing business Overview Wendy Tong came to North America from Vietnam in 1980 with her older sister, settling in Calgary, Alberta, and ten years later they were followed […]

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Construction Cleanup – The $51 Billion Opportunity

Father and son team in Nebraska have distilled 50 years of experience providing critical services to  the construction industry into  a one-of-a-kind franchise opportunity  with multiple revenue streams. Overview Dan Bennett Sr. has been in the janitorial business for decades, but things didn’t really take off until 1998 when he was asked to bid on a job to […]

Slimming Down Health Clubs Creates Revenue Bonanza

Slimming Down Health Clubs Creates Revenue Bonanza

Embracing “less is more,” veteran health club owners launched a runaway success with more intimate and convenient clubs with fewer frills, but more personal attention Industry Overview The global fitness industry in the United States continues to grow steadily, now estimated at $7.1 billion in annual revenue, spurred by 1 million new users joining health […]

Memories of Hunger Drives Immigrant to Succeed 1

Memories of Hunger Drives Immigrant to Succeed

 Name: Mike Gelfgot; Country of Origin: Uzbekistan; Immigrated to US: 1993; Franchise Name: Anytime Fitness; Launched: 2010; Franchises Owned: 23; Estimated Annual Revenue: $9.8 million: Jobs Created: 200   As a child in Soviet Uzbekistan, Mike Gelfgot had to steal food to help his family survive, and he’s used those painful memories to drive him […]