Omar Yunes, Franchisee of Sushi Itto, was the name heard all around the world when the winner of 2015s Best Franchisee of The World award was announced. The contributions Omar Yunes made with Sushi Itto really stood out when compared to other franchisees. He completely revolutionized the role a Franchisee has with their franchise and the results were nothing but positive. He was able to better manage and control the franchise as well as understand the inner workings of the network a lot better than most. CEO of Sushi Itto, Benjamin Cancelo, even spoke up at the event saying that the joint effort between the two has had a positive impact on employee and customer relations.
The main purpose of the Best Franchisee of The World event, is to showcase franchisees from all around the world. In 2015s event, more than 34 representatives from different countries attended the competition. It was held in Florence, Italy and people traveled from all across including areas such as Brazil, Portugal, and Hungary. The main purpose of the competition is to showcase some of the most innovative and inspiring franchisees the different countries have to offer. Participants are judged based on the role they play as franchisee and how much they are able to transform their individuals franchise networks. Both Omar Yunes and another finalist from Mexico named Ivan Tamer were able to demonstrate that.
Ivan Tamer was another finalist from Mexico that was mentioned for the work he’s done with Prendamex. Prendamex is a series of pawnshop busniesses located all through out the country of Mexico. Ivan Tamer was able to successfully intorduce a new marketing system for all of his Pawnshops to use. There are now multiple companies, similar to pawnshop, who are using the same tools and systems to market and grow their own companies. Both Ivan Tamer and Omar Yunes are transforming the way Mexico does business.