Why Made in the Shade?

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Choose an award-winning franchise.

Recently Entrepreneur Magazine recognized Made in the Shade in three different categories. We are ranked #46 in the nation in Top Franchises for less than $100K, and #57 for Top Home-Based Franchises. We are the highest ranked window fashions brand in the less then $100K category!!!

You can become part of an award-winning team.

LOW, ONE-TIME INVESTMENT, WITH ZERO ROYALTIES!

  • Your initial investment for a Made in the Shade franchise is a one-time fee.
  • Zero royalties and no percentage of sales!
  • Our system taps into some of the deepest discounts in the industry.
  • With our volume pricing and exclusive promotions, you can keep your prices competitive and your profits high!
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PARTNER WITH TOP, BRAND-NAME MANUFACTURERS

We have developed long-lasting relationships with our top, brand-name manufacturers. This one factor alone is invaluable to you as it provides you with loyal vendors who are dedicated to your growth and continued success. This allows you to obtain products at substantially lower prices, which can significantly increase your competitive edge in your designated sales territory.

A WIDE VARIETY OF PRODUCT OPTIONS

Because of our partners, Made in the Shade franchises are able to offer a wide variety of products. The video below presents a sampling of what is possible.

OUR U.S. PRODUCT LINES INCLUDE:

Alta
Graber
Norman
Enclipse Outdoor
Fabricut
Horizons Window Fashions
Insolroll Window Shadings
Tableaux Decorative Grilles

OUR CANADA PRODUCT LINES INCLUDE

Alta
Graber
Norman
Horizons Window Fashions
MaxxMar Window Fashions
Tableaux Decorative Grilles

ALL SAMPLES INCLUDED TO START YOUR FRANCHISE

You receive a generous window covering sample package from our name brand manufacturers, as well as valuable on-site training from our vendor reps. All of these add to your ability to make it convenient, affordable, and easy for your customer to shop at home with your new Made in the Shade franchise.

5-DAY TRAINING COURSE

You will receive professional training through a comprehensive 5-day training conducted by our owners and expert trainers. In this dynamic session, you will learn about our name brand products, as well as how to effectively operate, market, and promote your new window covering business.

BRANDED MARKETING MATERIALS

You receive a step-by-step training manual, product guides, a personalized website and complete branding support, customized business templates, and many other valuable resources to promote your continued growth, profits and success.
Branded Business Cards, Brochures, and other printed marketing materials are available to all Made in the Shade franchise owners.

NO SHOWROOM NEEDED

Because our model is based on custom window treatments, you don’t need an expensive showroom to inflate your overhead. We bring the showroom directly to our clients, where they can shop in the convenience of their own home.

LOW OVERHEAD

Each franchise is a home-based operation with minimal overhead and little to no in-stock inventory required. With this low overhead, your profit margins and cash flow are maximized!

GENEROUS PROTECTED SALES TERRITORY

We offer the most generous territories in the industry that make geographical sense for you. Our goal is for you have the opportunity to succeed right from the start!