Russian Immigrant Creates $80M Health Food Empire 1

Russian Immigrant Creates $130M Health Food Empire

Russian immigrant Michael Smolyansky found inspiration in a childhood drink. Today, his son Edward and daughter Julie (pictured above) lead a food empire with $130 million in annual revenue. Michael Smolyansky came to Chicago in the 1970s from the Soviet Union, a young man with a dream common to many immigrants coming to the U.S.—the chance […]

Escape to Prosperity: How a Cambodian Refugee Created an $8 Million Franchise

Escape To Prosperity: Refugee Creates 1300 American Jobs

Ty Lav’s family escaped Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge uprising with only the clothes on their backs, but in the years following, America has proved to be not just a refuge, but a land of opportunity and salvation. For Ty Lav’s family, coming to America was literally a matter of life and death. Cambodians of Chinese ancestry, […]

Cleveland Study Highlights Positive Economic Impact of Immigrants 1

Immigrants Revitalizing America’s Heartland

While Trump continues his assault on immigrants (from “shithole” countries and all points west – but not north), recent data shows the immense economic value that immigrants from ALL parts of the world have on the U.S. economy. Numerous studies posted by Immigrant Business in the past have already highlighted similar data, but a stunning new […]

Ziggi’s Coffee Launches Major Franchise Initiative 3

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 […]

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 […]

Izsam Franchises Set To Cleanup in Construction

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 […]

Serving an Overlooked Demographic Pays Off for Iranian Immigrant

Serving an Overlooked Demographic Pays Off for Iranian Immigrant

How an Iranian housewife came to the United States and discovered her destiny as a successful entrepreneur in the $65 Billion hair salon industry Overview Like many immigrants, Shahin Urias came to the United States from the Middle East to escape political turmoil and to be able to give her children a more secure life. Sponsored […]

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, […]