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  • Window Coverings Custom Blinds and ShadesDrapery Hardware


    Introduction and ObjectivesAfter completing the Levolor portion of the training, the trainee will be able to:

    Identify Why Levolor Wins!

    Recognize sales opportunities in Vertical Blinds, Accordia Cellular Shades and Stock Drapery Hardware

    Effectively Partner with Levolor Sales Reps


    Levolor History


    Levolor and THE HOME DEPOT Field Sales Team Store Visits Event Support Training Achievers Club Putting Customers FIRSTCustomer Service 1.800.538.2242Dedicated LineOpen 6 days a weekM-F 8am-7pm ESTSat9am-5:30pm EST


    Levolor Product Offering


    Levolor Selling Tools

    Fabric SwatchesNo

    Improved PO Tracking Online Search by Customer name/address or POUp to 25 orders at a timeDirect link to carrier websiteReal time


    Levolor Selling Tools Easy 1, 2, 3 Step Selling Process

    Buy More, Save More Program


    Coordination Story

    TOTAL WindowCoordination


    * Levolor Shades ProgramBeautiful. Practical. Versatile.


    *Trend On DesignLevolor draws inspiration for our color palette and textures from a variety of trends in the market today as well as trends for the future.


    1,2,3 Step Selling Process

    Choose Your Shade Style

    Choose Your Fabric and Light Control

    Choose Your Options and Upgrades*


    Roman Shades New Fabrics in Updated Colors, Textures and Patterns 95% of Fabrics are Available in Light Filtering AND Room DarkeningCoordinates with Accorida, Vertical, Roller & Panel TrackFlat vs. Hobbled Body StylesCordless Lift OptionValance OptionsDecorative Trims, Fringes & Scalloped Hems



    *Roller/Panel Track Shades New, Exclusive Fabrics Including Exclusive Block-Out Fabrics86% Of Fabrics Are New For 2012Longer Drop for Roller Shades is Available to 120 to Better Treat Large WindowsValance OptionsTrims and Scalloped Hems


    *Panel Track OptionsAll Roller Shade Fabrics and All Natural Shade Fabrics Can Be Made Into a Panel Track ShadeCord ControlCordless Wand ControlEasy Change PanelsValance Options


    *Natural Shades 60% of Fabrics Are NEWAll Fabrics Can Be Purchased With No Liner, Light Filtering Liner and Room Darkening LinerExclusive Cordless lift system Valance Options Specialty Options


    *Levolor Vertical ProgramFashionable. Functional. Coordinated.


    NEW Vertical, Perceptions, Textured Blinds

    Fashionable solution for patio doors and large windows

    23 NEW trend right collections

    SUPERIOR Room Darkening

    Cordless Wand Control

    NEW Textured Blinds

    Exclusive valance upgrades


    Perceptions Room Darkening Sheers 3 in 1 Product 4 Collections, 25 Fabrics 3 Valance Options Unprecedented Coordination


    Vertical BlindsFabric Textures

    Natural Textures

    Faux Textures


    Vertical Program Options and UpgradesStandard Cord Free Wand Control for Vertical and Perceptions

    Any Wand Style or Color May Be Selected By the ConsumerBronze Satin Nickel White Off White

    Cord and Chains Available at No Charge


    * Stack OptionsLeft /Right StackDual StackCenter StackExclusive BackstackerTM


    *Vertical & Textured Blind ValancesDesignLineTM Standard Valance OptionTransitional Larger Scale for Bolder LookTraditional Crown Molding Inspired DesignVisionsTM Faux WoodCoordinates with Levolor 2 VisionsTM Faux Wood


    Textured BlindsPerfect Match to Vertical Program

    6 perfect match collections

    2 in slats

    3 valance options


    Coordinated Program Icons

    Perfect Match

    Color Coordination


    * Coordinated


    Vertical Program Review Fashionable.Over 200 colors and patterns. Fabric Textures from linen to silkNatural Textures inspired by bamboo, leather and woodFaux Textures featuring stencil, sponging, and thatching.

    Functional. Room Darkening collections block out light for maximum privacy Light Filtering collections help soften incoming light and provide protection from direct sunlight. Options such as cordless wand control provide the ultimate in functionality.



    Levolor Accordia Shades

    Exclusive Woven FabricsExclusive Woven Room Darkening FabricsExclusive Energy ShieldIndustry Leading Energy EfficiencyIndustry Leading Widths and OptionsIndustry Leading Coordination


    A Shade More Efficient


    Solar Heat Gain Coefficient

    Energy ShieldTM

    Save Up To $180.00/year on Energy Bills

    Most Energy Efficient Product, Unique to Each Home/Region


    Fabrics- Light Control



    A Shade More Fashionable

    Woven Designer TexturesLight Filtering Room Darkening

    Non Woven Designer ColorsLight Filtering Room Darkening

    Sheer Efficiency Light Filtering


    A Shade More Ingenious- Options



    Top Down/Bottom Up

    Continuous Cordloop


    Decorative Drapery Hardware Valance



    Available Corded and CordlessCombines Room Darkening and Light Filtering Fabric Giving Optimal Thermal Insulation Maximum Privacy


    Valance Options


    Drapery Hardware


    Levolor Accordia Shades Review

    Exclusive Woven FabricsExclusive Woven Room Darkening FabricsExclusive Energy ShieldIndustry Leading Energy EfficiencyIndustry Leading Widths and OptionsIndustry Leading Room Coordination


    LEVOLOR Drapery Hardware


    Drapery Hardware Wall Types


    Levolor Drapery Hardware

    Wood Components

    All in One Sets

    Bridge Sets

    Basic White Goods



    Levolor Drapery Hardware-Application Secondary Purchase

    Functional and/or Fashionable

    Drapery StylesRod Pocket Pinch Pleat Tab/Tie TopRing TopGrommet Top32541


    Levolor Drapery Hardware-Application


    Levolor Drapery Hardware- Execution

    Managing DDH Business InventoryJob Lot Quantity Never Out List High Margin ProductPOG Integrity

    Who is responsible for DDH, what do they do?Levolor Sales RepStore AssociateMET


    Do:Go over the objectives with the participants.Founded in1914Synonymous with Quality and Innovation 1Mini Blind Industry Leading Technology WCMA Board

    Newell Rubbermaid- Dcor GBUCustom Blinds and ShadesDrapery HardwareAmerock

    BeautifulUnsurpassed palette of fashionable colors, patterns and textures designed to coordinate easily with the consumers home dcor.PracticalThe design of our Cordless control option makes it easy to draw shades up and down, creating a clean, finished profile across the consumers window without dangling cords, all while enhancing child and pet safety.VersatileLargest selection of light control fabrics in both Light Filtering and Room Darkening. Top Down/Bottom Up is a great option for allowing light and privacy.Fabric is the Most Important Purchase Driver87% of Shades Fabrics are NEW for 2012More Than 60% of Consumers Say Room Darkening is EssentialWe Now Offer the Majority of Shades Fabrics in Room Darkening AND Light FilteringWe Have Improved The Shopping Experience By Combining Into One Book, Organized By ColorOur Offering Now Includes: Extended Sizes in Roller Shades, Cordless Panel Track & Expanded Energy Shield

    Choose Your Shade StyleSelect from the softness and beauty of Roman Shades, the sleek and clean styles of Roller Shades, the modern look for large windows of Panel Track and the organically inspired fabrics of Natural Shades.Choose Your Fabric and Light ControlOver 85% of fabrics are new, high-quality and trend right. This, coupled with the vast majority of fabrics from each category being available in Room Darkening make Shades a practical and versatile choice.Choose Your Options and UpgradesPersonalize and select options that will give the consumer the cleanest look and most personalized style.

    New, Exclusive Fabrics Including Exclusive Block-Out Fabrics86% Of Fabrics Are New For 2012Longer Drop for Roller Shades is Available to 120 to Better Treat Large WindowsUpdated Roller Shade Cassette ValanceNew Cordless Panel Track OptionsAll Fabrics Can Be Used For Both Roller and Panel Track2nd Section of BookAll Roller Shade Fabrics Can Be Made Into A Panel Track ShadeFabric Details on SwatchOrganized By ColorBegins With Exclusive Nature Inspired FabricsFinishes With Solar Screens Wide Selection

    Edge Binding1 For Smaller Windows & 2 For Larger WindowsValance OptionsNo ValanceClassic ValanceWood ValanceSpecialty Options2 on 1 HeadrailCathedral TopsMitered ShadesAngle TopsScalloped Hem & Decorative TrimsThe Vertical and Soft Vertical categories make up the third largest category of custom blinds and shades. (Woods 1st, Cellular 2nd)80 % of vertical sales are at or above 76 inches wideWhen shopping for vertical blinds, customers expect fashion and functionLevolor introduces a program in which 75 % of the finishes and options are new

    SUPERIOR Room DarkeningWidest collection of Room Darkening fabrics in exclusive patternsExclusive fabric laminated collections with Room Darkening S - shape vanes,Widest offering of "S - shape" vanes over 80%more S - shape collections than the competitionTranslucence13 ColorsPerfect Match with Accordia ShadesLinen6 ColorsPerfect Match with Accordia ShadesSheer3 ColorsColor Coordinated with All Other Custom CategoriesThreaded Sheer3 ColorsColor Coordinated with All Other Custom CategoriesExclusive Fabric Room Darkening Vanes and Fabrics Inspired