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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#385 Ranked #160 last year
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Initial investment
$53K - $117K
Units as of 2020
57 42.5% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Bloomin' Blinds

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
2001
Leadership
Kelsey Stuart, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2014 (7 years)
# of employees at HQ
4
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
57 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
985 TX-121, #617
Lewisville, TX 75057

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Bloomin' Blinds franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$40,000
Initial Investment
$53,495 - $117,425
Cash Requirement
$75,000
Veteran Incentives
$2,500 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
3-6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
7 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Bloomin' Blinds offers in-house financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory
Third Party Financing
Bloomin' Blinds has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training
80 hours
Additional Training
Via webinar, conference calls, tradeshows
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #385

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #67

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Updated: February 8th, 2021