Focus on Small Business Conference

Burger King franchisee talks about his unlucky store No. 13

 

jwyss@miamiherald.com

BUSINESS 101: At one point Al Cabrera was Burger King's second-largest franchisee, owning more than 250 restaurants. But to get there he had to survive infamous store No. 13. The restaurant in North Miami was repeatedly burglarized, but also taught Cabrera key lessons in entrepreneurship.

Click the link to the right to listen to Cabrera tell the story during his keynote speech at The Miami Herald's Focus on Small Business conference, which took place Nov. 1, 2007 at the Biltmore Hotel.

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