Ready to Sell
Opening his franchise on a tight schedule wasn't easy, but Jim Solis was up to the challenge.
Though former Texas Rep. Jim Solis owns a law firm, is pursuing an accounting degree and invests in real estate, he still wanted more--so he added becoming a franchisee to his list of accomplishments.
When Solis, 44, learned about La Paletera, a store that sells Mexican ice pops, fruit cups and other treats, he felt he'd finally found the right idea--one that appealed to Texas' demographics. He decided to purchase a La Paletera franchise with his seven siblings and their spouses.
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