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SLUMBERLAND FURNITURE

FRANCHISEES
"FRANCHISEES HAVE ACCESS TO THE BEST BRANDS
AND WHOLESALE PRICES
IN THE INDUSTRY."

In addition to the upfront training, franchisees receive
ongoing support from corporate. Every location has access to one of Slumberland's distribution centers where
franchisees can buy product and receive it during the
store's weekly shipments. "It reduces the dollar amount
investment of what it would normally be for a furniture
store to operate and we have fast-turning products," Larson says. "Our trucks stop two to three times per week at
each location."
Franchisees not only have access to the inventory in
the company's distribution centers, but access to some
of the biggest brands in the furniture and bedding industry. "Franchisees have access to the best brands
and wholesale prices in the industry that independents
wouldn't be able to get on their own," Larson explains.
"We offer Sealy, Tempur-Pedic, Simmons, Stearns and
Foster, Broyhill and many others. They are getting fantastic brand names and it really helps set recognition in
new communities."
Slumberland also hosts an annual all-store conference for its franchisees and corporate operators to network, learn about new products and marketing campaigns, and to share best practices. Attendance is nearly
100 percent and owners want to attend because it offers
a place to learn about what is working in their local markets and understand the direction of the company moving forward.

FURTHER GROWTH
Restaurants and the service industry often come to
mind when thinking about franchises, Larson says, and
adds that it's a very crowded space. "They don't think of
furniture," he says. "If people really check out the Slumberland model, they will be impressed with what we
have built over time and impressed with our franchise
model. It's the best-kept secret in the franchise world
because there are not a lot of furniture opportunities
out there."
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