90 Years In
& Better Than Ever

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90 Years In & Better Than Ever

Strong sales, American company, prestige products, and a new generation of customers drives growth for iconic cosmetics franchise

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We Empower Entrepreneurs to Write Their Own Success Story

This year marks Merle Norman’s 90th year in business and things have never been better for the iconic cosmetics franchise. People are still searching for products that work and Merle Norman’s product line is driving a new generation of customers to our brand. With strong sales increases despite the global pandemic, Merle Norman continues to prove that it can meet any challenge with style.

Always ahead of the curve, Merle Norman launched an e-commerce platform to help franchise owners drive sales and establish an additional lucrative revenue stream. While online sales continue to soar, our in-store sales are even stronger. Our franchise owners provide an experience that you cannot get in the beauty industry, a consultation that is both genuine and expert. This is why there is so much goodwill for Merle Norman and it’s why our customers continue to visit us after decades. If you’re looking for a business that is affordable, proven, and allows you to do what you love, we’re here to help empower you to write your own American success story.

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Reasons to own a Merle Norman franchise


Strong sales increases

The launch of an e-commerce platform and rising demand for products that work drive sales increases.

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Time-tested brand

Over 90 years, we’ve experienced changing times and economic ups and downs - and we’ve always come out on top.

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American Company & Prestige Products

We’ve been operating in California since 1931, serving prestige products, making women beautiful, and supporting local entrepreneurs.

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What does it cost to own a Merle Norman franchise?

We offer several options for franchise locations, which come with different start-up costs. The initial investment ranges from $34,216 - $215,415, depending upon the type of Studio you choose to own. We do not charge a franchise or royalty fee.

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What Our Franchise Owners Are Saying

Merle Norman is home to some of the most passionate, intelligent, and successful entrepreneurs in the franchise industry. Here’s what they have to say about why they love their businesses.

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