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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 […]

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Israeli Entrepreneur Finds Success In The US With SEARS

From Israel to Los Angeles: Immigrant Entrepreneur Finds Success with SEARS Even among immigrant entrepreneurs— a truly dynamic field in business—Raz Ben Aharon stands out. Immigrant Statistics Name: Ben Aharon Country of Origin: Israel Business: SEARS Home Services Annual Revenue: $3 million US Jobs Created: 25 – 30   Getting Started In The US This […]

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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 […]

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An Immigrant’s Pipeline to Success

Indo-Brit immigrant builds $10 million business unblocking drains. Here’s how he did it in 10 years. Fueled by his “immigrant mentality,” Patrick Patel become the owner of: Four Southern California hotels A disaster restoration business Construction company Multi-million dollar plumbing business – in just 10 years since arriving in the US. Immigrant Statistics Name: Patrick […]

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‘We Buy Ugly Houses’ Helps Immigrants Succeed In Real Estate

The ‘We Buy Ugly Houses®’ franchise helps entrepreneurs move into real estate “We Buy Ugly Houses®.” You’ve seen that slogan, which is up on billboards and other advertising platforms around the country. It’s catchy, fun and provocative. But as a business strategy, it’s also hugely effective—and the basis for a very successful franchising model. HomeVestors […]

Rytech Builds a Recession-Proof Business

Water Damage – A $60 Billion Opportunity

Saving Homes from Water Damage and Mold, Rytech Franchise Builds a Recession-Proof Business When thinking about franchising opportunities, or business opportunities in general, Rytech Inc. is probably not the first company that comes to mind. But if your home suffers any kind of water damage—busted pipes, a leaky roof, flooding from rain, sewage backups—then to […]

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SEARS: Bringing the Best Services Home

Sears: Bringing the Best Services Home For someone who never planned to work in franchising, Larsen Sharp, President & CEO of Sears Home & Business Franchises, has already had a spectacular career in this dynamic field. And in his current role, he’s building on that rich trove of experience to change the game yet again. […]

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Immigrant Entrepreneur Finds Success with The UPS Store: ‘A Business That Won’t Go Away’

Name: Naresh Bhatt; Country of Origin: India; Immigrated to US: 1993; Franchise Name: The UPS Store; Launched: 2007; Franchises Owned: 8; Estimated Annual Revenue: $4million: Jobs Created: 40 Sometimes the worst thing that happens turns out to be one of the best. After 12 years with his employer, Naresh Bhatt lost his well-paying job during […]

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CMIT Solutions – Helping Immigrants Tap Into A $668 Billion Opportunity

CMIT Solutions Keeps America’s Small Businesses Running Immigrant entrepreneurs and the tech industry have done well by each other. Many companies launched by new Americans are globally dominant (think eBay and Google), but there are tens of thousands of others with similar immigrant origins and innovation. Meanwhile, as many reports on Immigrant Business can attest, […]

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 […]