Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $49,620
HIGH: $343,920

Change in Units

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1994

Franchising Since

1998 (18 Years)

Corporate Address

900 Main St. S., Bldg. 2 Southbury, CT 06488

CEO

Karen Powell

About Decor&You

Karen Powell and Josie Cicerale started Decor & More, an interior decorating business made up of independent homebased decorators, in 1994. To help their company grow, the partners decided to franchise their concept and in 1998 launched the Decor&You franchise program.

Decor & You franchisees work with owners and renters of homes and condominiums, using furnishings, carpets, wall and window coverings and other elements to change the looks of kitchens, bedrooms, offices and more.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$49,620 - $343,920

Net-worth Requirement

$100,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$30,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$20,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

10%

Ad Royalty Fee

3%

Financing Options

Decor&You offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Decor&You has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs

Veteran Incentives


15% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

  • 2006 - 263
  • 2007 - 431
  • 2008 - 396
  • 2010 - 405
  • 2011 - 460
  • 2012 - 446

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: Home-based virtual training

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1

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Updated: October 31st, 2014

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