Dear Cathy, I am so proud to be part of the Made in the Shade family. I’ve always wanted to be a business owner. My father was self-employed. My father-in-law was self-employed. I wanted the same but was always too scared to take the plunge. Circumstances changed and when the timing was finally right I […]
My experience with the Made in the Shade Family has been amazing. You never know for sure what you are getting into. However, this is one of those great surprises. Right from the beginning, Cathy was more than accommodating to my questions, and being the inquisitive mind that I am, I had a lot. From […]
In 2005, I was working for a school district and looking for a new career change. I was browsing through the internet one day and ran across Made in the Shade Blinds and More. After doing my research, I felt like this would be a good fit for me. I had always been a do-it-yourself […]
Made in the Shade has completely changed my life and given me more than I could have ever imagined. Owning a MITS franchise means being part of a group that very much feels like a family. Plus, we have Cathy who is the sweetest, kindest, most knowledgeable person that you could ever imagine. She makes […]
We joined Made in the Shade in August of 2010 and have never looked back. After being in sales most of my career, and then having a baby, I was looking to get back into the workforce. However, I wanted to do something different. I had never owned a business and I didn’t have any […]
I decided to take the plunge as a franchisee almost two years ago. In that time, I’ve not only quickly made back my full investment, but my sales for 2015 are almost double what they were in the same period of 2014. I live in a mid-sized town with a very active real estate market […]
Eleven years ago, I looked into numerous opportunities in the window treatment business. Being very weary of making a mistake, I did much homework on what I thought was the best route to take. After my due diligence was completed, I decided on Made in the Shade as the best choice. It offered me the […]
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