Decorating Den Interiors announces 2013 highlights, top producers

Easton, Md. -- Decorating Den Interiors, North America's largest home furnishings and interior design franchise company, named its Chairman's Circle franchise owners for 2013. The award is earned by being among the highest sales producers for the year.

"The Chairman's Circle awards are the first we announce each year," said James S. Bugg, Sr., who has served as company chairman since 1984, and is a member of the International Franchise Association's Hall of Fame. "We do not announce the exact rankings within the Chairman's Circle until our annual conference in May, but we like to recognize the entire group as a wonderful way to start the New Year."

Chairman's Circle achievers are:

Barbara Elliott and Jennifer Ward Woods, owners of Decorating Den Interiors of Stone Mountain, Ga.
Anne Fawcett, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Milton, Mass.
Lisa Landry, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Arlington, Texas
Bonnie Pressley, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Fort Worth, Texas
H.D.Pugh franchise of Leesburg, Fla.
Catherine Pulcine, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Nola Shivers, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Springfield, Mo.
Jeanette Turk, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Baton Rouge, La.
Tonie Vander Hulst, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Redlands, Calif.
Judy Underwood and Cliff Welles, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Bonita Springs, Fla.
Keely Woodford, owner of Decorating Den Interiors of Woodstock, Ga.

Decorating Den Interiors, which was founded in 1969, has franchises throughout the U.S. and Canada and is ranked in Entrepreneur magazine's top 500 franchises. 

The company recently announced it added 23 new franchises across the U.S. and Canada, a new master licensee and two new district developers in the year 2013. Average sales per franchise outlet increased by double digit percentages above 2012 levels and to an all-time high, above pre-recession levels.

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