National rug retail franchise seeks entrepreneurs within the furniture marketplace
November 15, 2007 // Franchising.com // ST. LOUIS – Rug Décor, America's only nationwide specialty rug retail franchise, is proud to be a sponsor of the 2007 Furniture Today Leadership Conference being held November 27-29 in Palm Beach, Florida at the Ritz Carlton.
The Furniture Today Leadership Conference is one of the furniture industry's elite educational events. As a sponsor, Rug Décor is proving their commitment to advancing the educational and business opportunities for the furniture and home décor community.
Rug Décor is also exhibiting as a business resource, enabling attending entrepreneurs to learn about the Rug Décor's proven business model and franchise opportunities. With 37 U.S. locations currently operating, Rug Decor has aggressive national expansion plans, seeking entrepreneurs to open up to 40 new stores nationwide by the end of 2009.
"We see this conference as a great fit for our business model," says Scott Hayim, President of Rug Décor. "Rug Décor can be a productive use of retail space that often goes unused in furniture stores and the Furniture Today Leadership Conference is a great outlet for expressing this belief."
The rug retailer concept is an attractive investment that is a natural addition for furniture retailers' business portfolios. With a turnkey retail model and a huge selection of inexpensive luxuries for the home, Rug Décor offers productive and flexible use of retail space often located adjacent to or nearby existing furniture store locations.
"Rug Décor's development and location strategy identifies home design centers across the nation, enabling store operators to establish themselves as a home furnishing destination," says Mark Jameson, vice president of franchise development with Rug Décor. "No other rug retailer can offer this type of opportunity everywhere across the nation."
Also proving their commitment to the industry, Rug Decor will be a first time exhibitor at the Furniture Market in Las Vegas, January 28-Februay 1, 2007 at the Pavilions booth # P21702.
About Rug Decor
Rug Decor is a growing system of specialty retail stores selling branded, fashion oriented area rugs with operations in 37 markets throughout the United States. Backed by strong buying power among its affiliates, Rug Decor carries a selection of thousands of affordable area rug choices from the leading and private brands, including Kathy Ireland, Karastan, Urban Renaissance and Andy Warhol to compliment any room design theme. Purchased by CCA Global Partners in 2000, Rug Decor began franchising in June of 2000. Stores are available to qualified candidates in a limited number of U.S. markets. For Rug Decor franchise opportunities, please contact Mark Jameson at 800-466-6984, ext. 1136 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the company's website at www.rugdecor.com.