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  • Russia
    TJX Companies, Inc.
    Ranked 87 in the 2023 Fortune 500

    Two generations of Feldbergs created the business that became TJX and BJ’s Wholesale Club.

  • Poland
    Ranked 226 in the 2023 Fortune 500

    Maxwell Kohl started his entrepreneurial career with a chain of grocery stores.

  • Cuba
    Navarro Discount Pharmacies

    José Navarro, Sr. opened his first pharmacy in Miami with $4,000 from an insurance policy.


  • Sweden
    Ranked 267 in the 2023 Fortune 500

    Nordstrom came to the United States with just $5.00, amassed $13,000 within two years and was able to open his first store.

  • Russia
    Big Lots

    Shenk built his fortune with a series of strategic buyouts including bankrupt companies and overstock.