Bella Bridesmaids Austin is part of a network of 60+ Showrooms across the country. The franchises are run by smart, talented and entrepreneurial owners who live, work, and play in the cities in which their stores are located. We are looking for a new owner who will become part of the Bella family, continue our tradition of great customer satisfaction, and also take our unique bridesmaids experience to the next level! Bella is the only nationwide brick & mortar retailer that caters specifically to bridesmaids and also offers special occasion dresses. We provide a one-on-one, consultative experience to brides to find the bridesmaid dresses of her dreams. We offer a wealth of wedding and designer information needed to bring the bride's vision to life and make each bridesmaid look and feel their BEST on her big day. The Austin store features 19 designer lines, including styles exclusive to Bella. No bridal store in the area comes close to our extensive offering! The protected territory includes the Austin metropolitan area (Travis County), Round Rock (Williamson County), and San Marcos (Hays County) (population of 2,056,405). There’s an established book of business with a database of over 8,000 clients. No startup costs and no initial franchise fee. This Bella Showroom is the only boutique bridesmaids business in the downtown area and is located at the 500 North Lamar center. Ample free parking this close to downtown is a real asset!! The Whole Foods flagship store and West Elm are across the street. The 1,000 sq ft. space was remodeled in 2016 and looks chic and modern. Bella Bridesmaids corporate provides online marketing and sales support, including a national website, a Virtual Showroom that is unique to Bella, Google Adwords & Social, and advertising in Martha Stewart Wedding, plus administrative support for franchise-specific software. Inquire now if you love weddings, brides, and bridesmaids and want to be part of a family of franchisees who feel the same!
Employee management, sales, bookkeeping, etc. New owner can be part-time or full-time.
The Knot - Best of Weddings for 2018, 2019 and 2020. Featured in The Driskill Wedding Showcase and Tribeza magazine in Austin.
Showroom decor, furniture, racks, counters, desks in retail store.
Wide selection of designer dresses
We are prepared to be hands-on throughout the sale and subsequent owner transition, offering guidance and training to the new owner(s). This assistance is in addition to the extensive training provided by the national franchise Bella corporate staff. Vendor relations are already established and introductions will be made. The current stylist plans to remain.
The bridal industry is so much fun! Customers are usually excited! Fellowship with other owners of this franchise!
Our store has grown through referral and online marketing efforts. We grew by the 4th largest percentage of any of the other Bella franchises in 2017. Plenty of opportunity exists for continued growth through social media marketing and local marketing efforts, including outreach to Round Rock and San Marcos.
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