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Ziggi’s Coffee Launches Major U.S. Franchise Initiative

Ziggi’s Coffee Launches Major Franchise Initiative To Tap Into A $19 Billion Opportunity Outside of a few places in Colorado, you won’t find a Ziggi’s Coffee outlet. . .yet. But in the coming months, watch out. It’s always exciting to see a new business go big, but Ziggi’s isn’t actually new—it’s the rare breed that […]

Immigrant Entrepreneurs Find Big Opportunities in America's Small Towns

Huddle House Find Big Opportunities in America’s Small Towns

By catering to America’s forgotten market, this restaurant chain has quietly dominated small town family dining in the Southeast, and is now poised for tremendous growth. Every small town in America has a gathering place, usually a restaurant where citizens can gather after church on Sunday,  to celebrate after the high school football game on Friday night, […]

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Immigrant Entrepreneur Finds Franchise Success in America’s Small Towns

  Immigrant entrepreneur finds franchise success in America’s small towns Overview Like many immigrants before him, Mike Lokhandwala came to the United States from his native India to attend college back in 2002.  While studying for  his degrees in finance and management from Georgia State University, he worked in the quick serve restaurant industry as […]

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How Marco’s Pizza Beats The National Chains

How do you compete in a crowded market driven by price? This food service franchise became the fastest growing in its field by emphasizing  the basics: authenticity, quality, and community involvement Here’s their story Overview Pasquale “Pat” Giammarco was born in Italy and came to the United States as a child. Noting the lack of quality in American […]

Immigrant Entrepreneur Grows Multi-Million Dollar Pizza Empire

Immigrant Entrepreneur Grows Multi-Million Dollar Pizza Empire

Name: Dharmesh Patel, Country of Origin: India, Immigrated: 1987, Launched business: 2009, Jobs Created: 1200, Revenues: $50 million Great jobs won’t make you rich. You’ve got to find a way to build wealth by owning your own business and for DJ Patel, that meant teaming up with America’s fastest growing pizza franchise. Dharmesh “D.J.”Patel came to the United States from India in 1987 with […]

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Hungry for Success? Why This Fast Food Franchise Appeals to Immigrants

Fast food is as American as, well…hamburgers, fries and hot apple pie. That’s why Checkers/Rally is an enticing franchise opportunity for immigrant entrepreneurs. Ever since the country started to urbanize in the 1930s, Americans have been flocking to fast food outlets making it a $160 billion business today and fast food franchises are booming. Today, […]

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Irresistible Cookies Key to Success for Immigrant Entrepreneur

Name: Masood Kasim; Country of Origin: Pakistant; Immigrated to US: 1981; Franchise Name:Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip®; Launched: 2009; Franchises Owned: 3; Estimated Annual Revenue: $1.5 million: Jobs Created: 25 Pakistani immigrant combines the power of an international brand and attention to detail into million dollar business Overview Masood Kasim immigrated from Pakistan to the United […]

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Putting Global Brands To Work for You

Statistics/ Name: Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip®/Founded: 2000/ Franchise Fee: $30,000/ Royalty Fee: 6 % /Total Investment: $154,300 –$475,300/ Required Net Worth: $300,000/Liquid Capital:$100,000/ Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip® got started in 2000 when an immigrant entrepreneur from Lebanon named Ziad “Zack” Dalal, who had already launched and sold a successful bakery franchise, got an idea for extending […]