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Category: Merle Norman Franchise Opportunities

On April 1st, 2019

Four Generations of Merle Norman Franchise Ownership

Meet New York studio owner Susan Slamka, whose family has been in business since the ’70s For almost 50 years, Susan Slamka has been connected to the Nanuet, New York, Merle Norman Cosmetics studio franchise. Her mother, Nancy Laiosa, first started working there in 1970 and then purchased the business in 1974. Slamka followed in ...

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On March 14th, 2019

Merle Norman Expected to Thrive Despite E-commerce Boom of Health and Beauty Products

Unique products and a focus on personalized experience create loyal customers In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing digital world, potential franchisees may wonder if Merle Norman’s brick-and-mortar store model is a liability. Actually, the opposite is true. The key characteristics of our brand, created by Merle Norman herself almost 100 years ago, will enable our franchise ...

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On March 7th, 2019

Merle Norman Poised to Address Changing Consumer Needs in 2019

U.S. market will be global beauty leader in 2019 with $89.7 billion in sales Merle Norman Cosmetics is committed to empowering women to look and feel their best, an ideal that has served our company well for almost 90 years. As we turn the calendar to a new year, a new industry report says that ...

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On February 25th, 2019

How Merle Norman Stands Out in the Crowded Cosmetics Market

Studio owners say outstanding products and a fantastic customer experience are keys to success The cosmetics and skin care industry generates more than $62 billion each year in the United States, and that figure is expected to climb in the future, according to YourSkinOnline.com. Demanding consumers have a plethora of options when it comes to ...

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On February 20th, 2019

Help With Starting Your New Merle Norman Cosmetics Studio Franchise

Merle Norman sets up new franchise owners for success from day one   A Merle Norman Cosmetics studio franchise can thrive in a variety of markets. We have successful franchises in small towns, large metropolitan cities, rural communities and suburban shopping areas. Because making sure a new business starts well is crucial to a business’ ...

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On December 19th, 2018

Merle Norman Cosmetics Spas Enjoy Impressive First Year of Success

Spa services give franchisees a potentially lucrative second source of revenue A little more than one year after rolling out our brand-new spa services offering, 130 Merle Norman Cosmetics studios now also are designated Merle Norman Spas. Always known for exceptional skin care products, our brand now offers exclusive products tied to spa services. It’s ...

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On December 7th, 2018

No Cosmetics or Retail Experience? No Problem!

Merle Norman Cosmetics franchise trains and educates its studio owners One of the first questions most potential Merle Norman Cosmetic franchise owners ask is, “Do I have to have a background in cosmetics, retail or business ownership?” Our answer is “No” because we train and support franchise owners for all aspects of franchise ownership — ...

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On November 28th, 2018

Merle Norman Cosmetics Franchise Is Poised to Thrive Into the Next Decade

Skincare and beauty industry predicted to be big business in 2019 and beyond Regardless of the country’s economic climate, there’s one constant among American women. Their skincare and beauty routines — and spending habits on those products — remain robust and fairly predictable. In fact, research shows that women spend over $426 billion a year on ...

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On October 30th, 2018

Merle Norman Franchisee Profile: Barbara Norris

Merle Norman multi-unit owner encourages young entrepreneurs to ‘go for it’ Merle Norman cosmetics franchise owner Barbara Norris is a customer who became a multi-unit owner once she decided it was time to leave her corporate career about six years ago. Now, Norris owns two successful Arizona studios. She’s passionate about sharing our outstanding products ...

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On October 26th, 2018

Merle Norman Cosmetics Franchise Offers Millennials a Career With Purpose

American company founded to empower women continues its mission, appeals to millennials The largest generation in the U.S. workforce is millennials (generally defined as being born from the mid-1980s to mid-1990s), and they want to work in careers that offer more than a fat paycheck. They’re looking for work with purpose. For those with an ...

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