In the business world, it is the dream of every entrepreneur to have a best-selling idea that will generate him/her revenue immediately. A viable business idea is the first rule of a stable business. Because after all, who will you sell to if you suck?
Besides having a winner-idea, your business model also should be in a position to boost your scaling efforts when time comes. Very few always pinpoint this.
Meet Omar Yunes, the winner of the Best Franchisee of the World (BFW). He knew what he wanted, that’s why he chose a franchise, meaning everything was already established.
At the age of 21, Omar Yunes joined Japanese food chain as its franchise. Omar now owns over 13 franchise units spread all over Mexico City, Veracruz, and Puebla.
When he was given the award, Omar never murmured his appreciations. He dedicated the award to his units’ management and over 400 employees who made it possible.
There were representatives from over 34 countries including Portugal, France, Brazil, Italy, Mexico, and Hungary among others.
BFW Criteria of picking the winner
In every franchise, there are hard working franchisees who try everything within their reach to make the model the best. So to pick the best for BFW, the franchisee’s effects on his network and not the brand was taken into consideration.
How much his actions influenced the whole network
overall skill contribution
policies that could save the network resources
the level of employee motivation
levels of improvements made to the network including the invoices
Omar won the first place at the national level because he deserved it, Diego Elizarrarras the event facilitator noted. He played a very critical role in refining the franchisee-franchising bond.
Ivan Tamer took the second place. He is the franchisee of Prendamex. His contribution to the brand included incorporation of new marketing systems that has brought together the whole Prendamex network.
About Omar Yunes
Omar is an Investor from Mexico. He is the franchisee of Sushi Itto, a Japanese Food Chain. He has won many awards due to his unique leadership style and contributions to the franchise.
His over 13 businesses have employed over 400 people, and through his aggressive yet effective business strategies, Omar has expanded his empire with the help of a skilled board.