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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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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 […]

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 […]

Low Cost Cosmetics Franchise Ideal for Immigrant Entrepreneurs 3

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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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]