Omar Yunes: Innovatively Transforming Franchising Landscape

Running a successful franchising business calls for suave management skills and incorporation of the parent company’s ideology into the franchise. It essentially calls for the merger of two brands and ideologies including operational ideologies and goals to come up with a successful business entity capable of sustainably maximizing profits. Omar Yunes took on such a daunting task for a relatively young age of 21 years and transformed it into a business empire with 13 units and 400 employees. His excellent track record as a franchisee of the Japanese restaurant brand, Sushi Itto, was feted in 2015 with the Best Franchisee of the World (BFW) award.

The award that accepted entries from over all over the world was in recognition of the Omar Yunes’s remarkable contribution to promoting the franchise network and reputation. The 13 units he owns represent 10 percent of the company’s total franchise units. The chief executive officer of Sushi Itto, Benjamin Cancelmo, noted that Omar Yunes’s contributions have helped in transforming, innovating and remodeling the network into a better entity. He noted that such fetes are as a result of collective efforts of the employees at the various units who are dedicated to quality service delivery. The award organizers noted that his efforts have redefined how franchise and franchisee relate.

Omar Yunes’s Entrepreneurial Endeavors and Management Style

Winning the Best Franchisee of the World (BFW) award brought to the fore the excellent management skills that have become integral in Omar Yunes’s success as an entrepreneur. From a young age of 21 years, he employed an innovative approach to franchise management built on collaboration. This has ensured that the employees of his numerous franchise units are highly motivated and dedicated to delivering high quality services to the clients. The popularity of the brand encouraged him to expand his operations to three cities in Mexico. His burgeoning entrepreneurial encouraged him to invest in new industries. He expanded his portfolio to real estate industry where he owns several condominiums not only in Mexico but also in New York. This is a testimony of his excellent ability to identify profitable investment opportunities. He also founded Yandai SA and Planta de Ideas SA among others to help furthering his entrepreneurial interests.

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