Bloomin’ Blinds Recognized for Impressive Franchise Growth
Enters Fourth Quarter with Multiple Award Wins, Poised to End Year Strong
September 28, 2020 // Franchising.com // DALLAS - Even amid a pandemic, Bloomin’ Blinds continues to grow. This year alone, the leading window treatment franchise has signed 16 agreements, debuted new technology and adapted and refined to best support its franchisees and communities amid COVID-19 - all of which resulted in an impressive list of award wins. As the brand enters Q4, it’s on track to surpass last year’s nine franchise openings and will have a total of 64 open by year-end.
Based on factors like franchise sales, unit growth, satisfaction surveys and more, Bloomin’ Blinds was recognized by a number of highly regarded organizations, consistently outranking its competition to position itself as the most valued window treatment franchise in the space.
- Entrepreneur: Ranked No. 140 on the Top Growth Franchises list and No. 160 on the 2020 Franchise 500
- Franchise Business Review:
- Made the Top 200 Best Franchises to Buy
- Voted as one of the Best Franchises for Veterans
- Ranked in Top 100 Low-Cost Franchises of 2020
- And, recognized as one of the Best Second Career Franchise Opportunities
- Franchise Connect Magazine: Named as one of the Top 100 Home Service Franchises
- FranServe: Ranked on the Fran-tastic 500
“These awards are a testament to the hard work our team puts in day-in and day-out,” explained Kelsey Stuart, the CEO of Bloomin’ Blinds. “On top of all that hard work, we’ve made a commitment to constantly evolve. This mindset has pushed us to grow while simultaneously streamlining our processes, seen through the incorporation of new technology, keeping our foot on the gas - even when things were uncertain this year – and remaining dedicated to providing a top-notch experience to our customers. Our persistence and refusal to be complacent has gotten Bloomin’ Blinds to where it is today and we don’t plan on slowing down.”
Further illustrating the brand’s commitment to innovation, Bloomin’ Blinds plans to unveil a revolutionary visualizer that will be embedded in the Bloomin’ Blinds website by the end of the year. The first of its kind in the industry, this visualizer will help clients view window treatments on their windows without a consultation. While this doesn’t replace an appointment made with their local Bloomin’ Blinds, the technology will help clients feel better prepared ahead of a meeting so that they can ask questions or request to view specific samples. More details will be released upon the technology’s debut.
Known for delivering a superior customer experience, Bloomin’ Blinds offers both window treatment and repair options with the ultimate goal of helping complete a homeowner’s vision from start to finish. The brand has invested in technology that allows the customer to feel safer ahead of a consultation, as the dispatched vehicle is GPS tracked and the mobile app displays a headshot and biography of who will be arriving for the service.
To become a part of the ever-growing $29.9 billion-dollar window covering industry, prospective franchisees can expect a total invest range between $45,000 - 117,000 with discounts available for military veterans and first responders. With 55 territories open across the U.S. in development, the brand is on track for continued strategic franchise expansion, with a goal of operating more than 100 locations by 2022. Recession resistant, the Bloomin’ Blinds franchise opportunity includes unparalleled home office support, complete with comprehensive hands-on training prior to opening, and a tight-knit support group of franchisees dedicated to providing an unmatched, efficient experience to customers.
About Bloomin’ Blinds
Founded in 2001, Bloomin’ Blinds is a family-run business that has created a niche in the window covering industry by providing both high-quality products and installation alongside cleaning and repair services. Led by three brothers – Kelsey, Kristopher and Kevin Stuart – Bloomin’ Blinds treats each franchisee like family and values the freedom that comes hand-in-hand with franchising. The concept’s business model consists of mobile owner operators, making consultations and installations even more convenient for both consumers and franchisees. A testament to the success and recent rapid growth of the brand, Bloomin’ Blinds ranked #160 on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list, #150 on Entrepreneur’s Top Growth Franchises and was recognized as a Top 100 Low-Cost Franchise by Franchise Business Review in 2020. With more than 50 locations across the country, Bloomin’ Blinds is quickly growing and plans to have 100 franchises open by 2022. For more information, visit the Bloomin’ Blinds website.
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