28 May 2024 |

S9 E6: How Dinesh Goswami Acquired 125+ Pizza Huts, Popeye’s, Dunkin Donuts, and Taco Bells

By The Wolf

Did you know when it comes to where your franchise is situated, there’s a breakfast side and a dinner side of the street? 

Dinesh Goswami certainly does, and with 125+ franchise locations open, including Pizza Hut, Popeye’s, Dunkin Donuts, Taco Bell, and Checker’s, he knows why understanding your location is the #1 thing you can do to ensure the longevity of your franchise. 

Dinesh talks with the Wolf about his diversified portfolio and the valuable lessons he’s learned from his extensive franchising career about staying resilient and consistent in the face of economic fluctuations. How have specialized franchise lenders and SBA loans helped Dinesh to scale? Plus, discover his unique approach to acquiring talent and fostering a people-centric business.

From understanding the importance of location selection to leveraging organic growth opportunities, Dinesh provides his incredible insights into the challenges of franchising at a high-level scale. 


00:00:48 – From Banker to Popeyes Owner

00:02:12 – Corporate Dropout Opens Successful Franchise

00:05:03 – Considerations for Choosing Restaurant Locations

00:12:39 – Avoid Costly Mistakes When Opening a Restaurant

00:14:03 – How to Convince Someone to Switch Jobs

00:18:41 – Capital Strategy for Business Expansion: SBA Loans or Profit Funneling?

00:21:06 – Specialized Lenders for Franchise Industry

00:29:25 – Diversifying Brands for Steady Growth

00:36:04 – Understand Your Strengths Before Marketing


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