Second-largest sushi provider in the country nabs deal to roll out “Hissho on the Go” delivery across Charlotte, the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
In a press release, Hissho Sushi has announced a new partnership with Walmart to launch Hissho on the Go – a new commissary concept designed to deliver fresh sushi across the Charlotte metro area.
Founded in 1998, Hissho Sushi has grown to nearly 2,000 locations in 42 states. Headquartered in Charlotte NC, it is the second-largest sushi franchise in the country after Japanese giant Akindo Sushiro.
It’s another way Hissho Sushi, the second-largest sushi provider in the country, continues to build on its mission of bringing fresh, hand-crafted sushi to more people where they live, work and play.
Burmese Philip Maung started the business in 1989.
The store works through franchises- the store provides a display case, refrigerator and storage. The company supplies the ingredients and chefs to prepare the rolls on-site. According to a profile on the New York Times, about 95 percent of Maung’s franchisees, are Burmese. In 2017, sales of ‘living colour rolls” and “salmon lovers” surpassed USD 140 million.
“It’s exciting to see sushi pushing the boundaries of where customers expect to see our rolls,” said Hissho Sushi Vice President of Business Development at Hissho Sushi Corey Wilde. “And increasingly we’re forming unique partnerships with markets across the country who see the value of offering a convenient, high-quality and on-the-go meal option that their shoppers crave.