Bloomin' Blinds

Specialize in all things blinds within a $29B industry with an average 58% YOY franchisee growth (during the pandemic!).

Sidekick Hero Award - Best Customer Acquisition


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  • You can start operating this franchise in under 90 days.
  • 5 or fewer employees per location
  • No lease negotiation or office requirement
  • No special licensing or certifications are required to run this business
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  • On a run

    Over 50 locations awarded in the past 6 months

  • Top Sidekick mover

    A top 20% brand awarded by Franchise Sidekick Advisors

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Investment Costs
  • Middle point of initial investment is under $250,000
  • A reduced price for territories beyond one
  • Retirement and SBA financing has been used by a franchisee
  • A discount for veterans, police or firefighters
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  • An item 19 is available in the FDD to help with budgeting
  • The item 19 shows sales and expenses for franchise locations
  • Vendor rebates available to
  • The franchisor has experience total location growth over the past 12 months
  • Has more than 1 revenue source
  • Over 20% of revenue comes from B2B segment
  • Ability to scale to multiple territories without having to buy more equipment or hire more employees to start.
  • Successful exits

    Previous Franchisees have had a successful and profitable exit

  • Revenue Share

    The Franchisor offers a share of revenue from outside sources like the website, wholesale products, non-owned territories, etc.

  • Recurring Revenue

    Some revenue is generated through a recurring revenue model

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Franchise Support
  • You can operate this model semi-absentee.
  • A pre-determined technology package a franchisee will use to manage the business
  • Regular Franchisor provided KPI's a franchisee uses to manage their business
  • The franchisor has at least 1 corporate employee per 20 franchise locations open
  • The franchisor leadership has at least 10 combined years of experience in this industry.
  • The franchisor leadership has at least 20 combined years of experience in this industry.
  • A resource provided to franchisees to help find potential employees
  • Preferred vendors have been established to assist franchisees to run their business. These may be but are not limited too accounting, marketing, insurance, payroll, staffing and more.
  • Franchisor has success coaches employees who are responsible for helping franchisees be successful
  • The franchisor holds an annual conference designed to help franchisees
  • Ramp up benefits

    The franchisor offers time before all royalties and fees are due

  • Leadership Retention

    Less than 10% of the leadership team has turned over in the past year

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Marketing/Customer Acquisition
  • A marketing plan that has been in place for 1 year or more and has been proven to acquire franchisee customers.
  • A call center is available to franchisees to help with appointment setting
  • National Brand Awareness

    Over 100 locations open

  • National Sales Accounts

    The franchisor has relationships set up with National Accounts for franchisees to sell through

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Competitive Landscape
  • Patented

    A part of the business is patented and no other business can offer the same product or service

  • Proprietary Product or Service

    The franchisor offers a proprietary product or service that can only be found in their business

  • Early to Market Concept

    Are there less than 3 national competing franchise concepts

Blinds are BIG!

Bloomin’ Blinds is breathing new life into an ‘old and tired’ industry that has lacked true differentiation for decades. As a family owned and operated business, Bloomin' has built a strong foundation specializing in not only selling and installing all varieties of window coverings, but also repairing blinds! They are the only national blinds brand that offers repairs, a major differentiator and strong selling point for customers. This recession-resistant business has incredible franchisee validation, with successful owners all across the country. Bloomin' supports their Zees with a dedicated support team, national call center, and robust in-house training facility.

Bloomin' Blinds founder stands in front of branded van.

Founder: Kelsey Stuart, Kris Stuart, Kevin Stuart

Home Office Location: Plano, TX

Company Founded: 2001/2014

Current Awarded Franchises: 76

VetFran Discount: 10% off the first territory

$607,324* Average Gross Sales
$181,035* Average Adjusted Earnings

Bloomin' Blinds Brand Story

Bloomin' Blinds is an inspiring example of a family legacy story. Check out how the Stuart brothers helped grow their mother's company, and grew their family business into a thriving franchise system.

"I can give a customer a quote right there in front of them. That in itself helps close deals 50% higher I would say. It gives you that confidence that you have these great technology tools behind you."
Becca Buls, Bloomin' Blinds East Dallas, TX Franchisee

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