March 26, 2015 // Franchising.com // Orange, Calif. - Budget Blinds®, the largest window coverings franchise in North America with nearly 1,000 territories, announced today that Tracy Christman, VP of Vendor Alliance, is taking the helm as design expert and trendsetter for the brand, bringing more fashion-forward trends to homeowners while helping to increase market share for Budget Blinds in the growing multi-billion dollar window coverings industry.
Traveling the world to identify color and style trends, Christman brings to homeowners through the Budget Blinds brand, beautiful and stylish window fashion designs, new technologies, and functional solutions for energy efficiency, child safety, moisture resistance and durability. Christman develops partnerships with well-known industry experts and recently placed Budget Blinds window coverings and drapery in the Las Vegas home of Jonathan and Drew Scott, better known as the Property Brothers, after their hit home-renovation show.
“With Tracy Christman leading the brand and bringing not only beautiful window treatments to homeowners, but also a vast array of features and innovative solutions, we are confident in growing our business while helping consumers beautify their living environment,” said Chad Hallock, CEO and co-founder.
Christman also works to educate Budget Blinds’ franchise owners on the latest styles and product offerings, including Budget Blinds’ new and exclusive Inspired Drapes® product line of soft window treatments, another growing segment in the window coverings industry projected to increase 9.6% in sales this year over last year, according to industry reports by Sundale Research, 2014.
The vision and strategy behind Christman leading the brand includes her expert advice on styles and designs to consumers through blogs, videos, style guides and printed collateral.
“It is a privilege for me to share with homeowners what’s trending in window fashions,” said Christman. “Like a fabulous tie or a beautiful scarf that complements your outfit, window treatments make a room come alive and turn the ordinary to extraordinary.”
Budget Blinds was founded in 1992 and currently boasts nearly 1,000 franchise territories serving over 7,500 cities throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The company offers customers a full line of quality window coverings including shutters, shades, blinds, draperies and window film. It also provides free in-home consultations as well as complete measuring and installation services. Budget Blinds has been recognized as a leader in the franchise industry by organizations such as Entrepreneur, AllBusiness, Inc. and Franchise Business Review. With a strong vendor alliance program and growing product portfolio, Budget Blinds is the clear franchising leader in the multi-billion dollar window coverings market. For more information on Budget Blinds, visit budgetblinds.com or connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/Budgetblinds. For franchise opportunities, please visit budget-blinds-franchise.com.
SOURCE Budget Blinds®