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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$50K - $344K
Units as of 2014
32 -54.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

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.

About Decor&You

Industry
Home Improvement
Founded
1994
Leadership
Karen Powell, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1998 (23 years)
# of employees at HQ
35
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

# of Units
32 (as of 2014)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook
Corporate Address
900 Main St. S., Bldg. 2
Southbury, CT 06488

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Decor&You 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
$20,000
Initial Investment
$49,620 - $343,920
Net Worth Requirement
$100,000
Cash Requirement
$30,000
Veteran Incentives
15% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
10%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
10 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
Decor&You offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
Decor&You has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs

Training & Support Offered

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

Classroom Training
5 days
Additional Training
Home-based virtual training
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support

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
# of employees required to run
1
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021