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Imagine having an exciting and creative career as the owner of a home decor store, getting paid to help people make their homes more beautiful.

When you open a home decor store, your days will be filled with fabulous products, inspiring projects, and people who appreciate fine merchandise.

The popularity of home decorating television shows has resulted in people's desire to beautify their living spaces and express their identities through their décor. 

While it can be fun to shop or work in home decor stores, nothing quite compares to the rewards of having your own successful store. Among the benefits of opening your own home décor store is being able to choose the products you will sell. 

You might choose to fill your store with home accessories, home furnishings, or other household items – from art to accent furniture, candles to cabinets, linens to lamps, pillows to paintings, rugs to racks, shower curtains to chandeliers, and more.

You might choose to offer items for the entire home or specialize in products for a particular area of the home, such as the bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, or garden. Plus, you can increase your income by offering items that almost every homeowner needs or wants, such as hardware or holiday decorations.

If you sell products on consignment, you will have less risk than most types of retail businesses because you can fill your home store with inventory without paying until it's sold.

No matter what you choose to sell, your store will be an expression of your creative spirit and business savvy. You can create a beautiful place that you are proud to call your own. 

If opening a home accessories or home furnishings store sounds like the career of your dreams, the FabJob Guide to Become a Home Decor Store Owner is for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the home decor store business.

The home decor store guide offers insider tips and expert advice from successful home decor store owners and industry insiders. The experts who share advice in this guide include: 

  • Deb Dusenberry, owner of Curious Sofa in Kansas City, which has been featured in media such as Country Living, Elle Magazine, and Travel & Leisure.
  • Pam Danziger of Unity Marketing, expert and author on luxury retailing, who has spoken for many groups including the National Retail Federation, International Housewares Association, Architectural Digest, House & Garden, and Polo Ralph Lauren.
  • Michael McLarney, Managing Director of The North American Retail Hardware Association in Canada, and Editor of Hardlines, North America's premier newsletter on the retail home improvement industry.
  • Lynn Switanowski, industry veteran who has worked with Fortune 500 retailers including Liz Claiborne, and presented seminars for the Chicago Gift & Home Show and Small Business Administration. Her company, Creative Business Consulting Group, helps start ups, small and mid sized businesses effectively compete with superstores.
The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to open a home decor store in the United States or Canada, plus helpful advice for opening a home decor store in any country. It includes:
How to Start a Home Decor Store Business
  • How to create a business plan for your home decor store (includes a sample business plan for a store selling home furnishings and accessories)
  • Deciding what kind of home decor store to open
  • An overview of options for your home decor store business: 
    • Buying an existing home decor store (including how to find home decor stores for sale) 
    • Buying a home furnishings or home accessories store franchise 
    • Opening a new home decor store 
  • Choosing a name for your home decor store
  • Where to get start-up financing for your home decor store business (includes sample start-up budgets)
  • Information about important business matters including insurance and whether you should incorporate
  • How much space (square footage) you need to open your home store
  • What to consider when choosing a location for your home decor store, including information about permits and leases
  • Interior and exterior design of your home decor shop
  • Equipment and supplies you need to start a home decor store and where to get them
  • How to get inventory for your home decor store including information on:
    • Where to find suppliers of home furnishings, home accessories, and housewares
    • Tips on negotiating the best terms with suppliers
    • Obtaining items for your home decor store on consignment (includes a sample agreement)

Managing Your Home Decor Store
  • How to develop effective systems for running your home decor store business on a daily basis
  • How to set your prices to maximize your profits
  • How to organize inventory in your home decor shop
  • Accepting payments from customers at your home decor store
  • Theft prevention techniques
  • Computer software that can help you manage your inventory
  • How to market your home decor business
  • Ways to attract customers to your home decor shop through advertising and low cost publicity
  • Promotional events to attract customers to your home decor store plus how to plan your grand opening
  • Creating a website for your home decor business
  • Increasing sales with effective customer relations, including:
    • How to get referrals and work with interior decorators and interior designers
    • How to handle difficult customers
    • How to get repeat business
  • How to find and hire great home decor store employees
Plus you will find even more resources and advice, including:
  • Other products and services you can offer to increase your income
  • Hot trends in home decor (including green products)
  • Valuable samples and checklists for starting your home decor shop, including: 
    • Sample business plan for a home decor store
    • Sample home decor store floor plan
    • Sample lease agreement
    • Sample budgets for a home decor store
    • Sample daily sales report
    • Sample home decor store press release
    • Checklist to evaluate competing home furnishings and home accessories stores
    • Checklist for finding the perfect location for your home decor
    • Home decor store supplies checklist
    • Store operations checklist
  • And more! (including free updates)
You can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific information about how to open a home furnishings or home accessories shop. The FabJob Guide to Become a Home Decor Store Owner contains some of the best business advice you could get from other sources, plus much more. 

It can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some costly mistakes, and give you information you need to open your own home store.

This guide has been selling for up to $39.95 U.S. for an e-book alone. SPECIAL OFFER: If you buy the guide today, Saturday, November 29, 2014 you can have this valuable insider information for the incredible price of only $29.97. You can earn back the price of the guide your very first day in business. Plus this guide can help you open a home furnishings or home accessories store much more quickly and profitably.

If you believe you deserve to have the career of your dreams, this guide is for you. It gives you what you need to know to open a home decor store.

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"The FabJob Guide to Become a Home Decor Store Owner will take you step-by-step through what you need to know to open and operate your own home store. Each chapter is full of important information, helpful advice, and useful tips from experts to help you achieve your own success as owner of a home furnishings or home accessories store."
Brenna Pearce, Editor

"People come in here, look at the items, admit they can live without them but then explain that the item just simply makes them smile, makes them happy, or makes them feel good by thinking of how happy it will make the person they’ve bought it for."
—Alex Aldama, owner of Fuego 718, Brooklyn, New York


"I love being creative and I get to be as creative as I want during the day. I can change a display if I feel like it. I can design a kitchen, or price some merchandise. I don’t want to do the same thing every day. I want every day to be a surprise."
—Heather Draper, co-owner of Bespoke, Victoria B.C.

"When it all comes together and the store looks great, you love the products that are coming in, the weather is nice, customers are shopping, spending money and giving you compliments ... and when you make big bank deposits — that’s when it is rewarding and I wish that for everybody."
—Deb Dusenberry, owner, Curious Sofa, Kansas City

Alex, Heather, and Deb are home decor store owners who give advice in this FabJob guide


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