Decorating Den Interiors, the world's largest interior decorating franchise announced today the opening of 16 new franchises throughout North America. New locations opened in September/October include; Brockton, MA; North Vancouver, BC; Calgary, AL; Concord, ON; Toronto, ON; Clanton, AL; No. Bellmore, NY; Bayside, NY; Marlow, NH; Lexington, KY; Thornton, CO; Sturgeon Bay, WI; Chapel Hill, NC; Loveland, OH; Avon, IN and Rapid City, SD.
Every franchise owner must attend Decorating Den Interiors' extensive training courses. Each new franchisee attended and successfully completed Decorating Den Interiors Lifestyle University Professional Design and Sales (PDSS) course held at the company's corporate headquarters in Montgomery Village, MD.
"PDSS teaches Decorating Den Interiors' decorators design techniques as well as business management, sales and marketing, and product knowledge," said Dale Bruss, Director of Training and Education
In addition to training each Decorating Den Interiors' franchisee benefits from monthly regional meetings offering: industry insight, supplier guest speakers, business planning, on-going training and peer support. Additional support includes supplier sample room, marketing and general business support, national and local public relations programs, coop print and broadcast advertising and the purchasing power of a multi-million dollar system.
Decorators drive to clients' homes and offices in a specially equipped ColorVan®. They offer a full-service, mobile interior decorating service, complete from the initial consultation to installation. Clients can preview and select various types of home furnishings - drapery, furniture, carpeting, wallcovering and accessories in the convenience and lighting of their homes or offices from samples carried in Decorating Den Interiors unique ColorVan®. Clients benefit from the "three C's" - Convenience, Competitively priced products, and Complimentary consultations.
Decorating Den Interiors has won repeated accolades and high praise for its design and business successes. Most recently, Decorating Den Interiors participated in a project featured on PBS' critically acclaimed, Emmy Award winning series, "This Old House. " Projects have also been featured on "Good Morning America, " The "Today Show, " "CBS This Morning, " The "HOME Show, Discovery Channel's "Start to Finish, " Lifetime Channel's "Our Home, " the "Crook & Chase Show," HGTV "Decorating With Style " and many other programs.
Projects designed by Decorating Den Interiors' franchise owners have also featured in numerous publications, including House Beautiful, Better Homes and Gardens, Southern Living, LIFE, Family Circle, Woman's Day and most recently a $50,000 Whole House Makeover featured in Woman's World magazine. For more information contact 1-800-DEC DENS or visit us on the web at www.decoratingden.com.
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