Atlanta Small Business Profile – Charel & Jamaal Palmer, Popbar

This week, on the Atlanta Small Business Profile, host and small business expert Ted Jenkin, sits down with Charel and Jamaal Palmer, owners of Popbar Alpharetta, the first Popbar franchise to open in Georgia.

PopbarPopbar is a hand-crafted, customizable, gelato franchise where every all-natural creation is served conveniently on a stick. Founded in New York City’s west village nearly 10 years ago, Popbar now has over 30 franchise locations in the United States, Canada, Singapore, and Portugal. Charel and Jamaal have opened the only location in Georgia so far, and today they share their story with us.

It was always a dream of both Charel’s and Jamaal’s to own their own business, but they needed to find the right fit for their family and lifestyle. Not only did they want to invest in a concept with a great product, but they also wanted to find a brand owner that had similar personal and professional values. During this search, a few of their friends opened a Popbar location in Charlotte, NC which got them interested in the concept. So, they drove to Charlotte and sampled everything for themselves. From that moment on, they were sold, and opened up their first location in Halycon with plans to expand in the future.

To find out more about Charel, Jamaal, and Popbar Alpharetta, be sure to watch the full interview above. And for more great franchise content, check out our featured page for the month of November right here.


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