Merle Norman Cosmetics Information:
Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, Merle Norman Cosmetics, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes its own full line of skin care and color cosmetic products. These are sold through approximately 2,000 independently owned and operated Merle Norman Cosmetic Studios in the United States and Canada.
The cosmetics industry has long been and continues to be a vibrant market generating billions of dollars in sales annually. When you’re looking for attractive franchise options, Merle Norman Cosmetics steps out front. Founded in 1931, today’s Merle Norman is an innovative company whose rich heritage sets the stage for a promising future.
Owning a Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio is one of the most unique and personally rewarding opportunities in franchising today. It’s the only way to enter retail cosmetics as an entrepreneur; and it’s especially ideal for women who want to accelerate their career in business. Cosmetics experience can be helpful, but it is not required.
Merle Norman is recognized as America’s #1 cosmetics franchise opportunity by Entrepreneur magazine. Additional incentives include:
•No franchise or royalty fees
•60% reimbursement for co-op advertising
•SBA financing available to qualified applicants
knows that in the competitive world of retail cosmetics, consistent marketing and management support is key to our success. Our Product Marketing Department consistently generates new products and a dazzling array of seasonal colors each year.
Studio Owners can utilize a variety of professionally produced advertising and merchandising materials created by our Creative Services Department.
Our Advertising Department can help develop your advertising plans. To make sure you have the opportunity to benefit from advertising, we currently reimburse 60% of approved media costs to Studios.