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How much can you make owning a franchise? Here's how to find out.

How Much Can You Make with a Franchise? Here’s How to Find Out.

"How much money can I make owning a franchise?" is the number one question franchisors receive from candidates looking to open a business. And for good reason! It takes a lot of time and money to get a business off the ground and you want some assurance that you will see a return on the money that you put into starting the business. The great thing about joining a franchise, is you can sometimes get a sneak peek at locations’ [...]

Pinot's Palette Art Scholarship Program

Pinot’s Palette Launches Scholarship Program

$1000 to be awarded to aspiring art student HOUSTON (June 14, 2017) – Calling all aspiring artists! Pinot’s Palette, a pioneer of the paint and sip entertainment category and one of the largest employers of professional artists in America, has announced the launch of the Pinot’s Palette Scholarship for Artistic Excellence. The scholarship program is open to all graduating high school students in the United States planning to pursue any arts or arts education related degree at an accredited U.S. [...]

Finding a Franchise: Six Steps from Interest to Decision

Finding a Franchise: Six Steps from Interest to Decision

You’ve decided to take your career into your own hands. You’ve even started looking at franchise opportunities. But the process of becoming a business owner and franchisee can be a bit intimidating, especially for first-timers. With so many franchises out there, how you do you narrow down your choices? How do you choose the franchise that’s right for you? The decision is seldom a simple one. We’ve identified six steps to help you confidently and enthusiastically choose a franchise. Step 1:  [...]

Friends become business partners | Pinot's Palette franchises

Friendship’s Brush with Business: Duo Debuts Nutley Pinot’s Palette

Trailblazer Colleen Carlee spent months researching potential franchises, searching for a unique and different venture, before signing with Pinot’s Palette® a few years ago. Her Montclair, New Jersey studio became the first of its kind in the entire Northeast as she introduced the town’s artistic community to the entertaining culture of upscale paint and sip. The studio garnered so much business that she soon turned her thoughts to opening a second location. But Colleen had learned that solo trailblazing can [...]

After her two-decade corporate career ended, Sonja Kapoun-Roof found a new opportunity in Pinot's Palette.

Window of Opportunity: La Vista Pinot’s Palette Brings Welcome Change

“Don't waste a minute not being happy,” Brooke Shields once said. “If one window closes, run to the next window – or break down a door.” Sonja Kapoun-Roof didn’t have to resort to destruction of property when the window on her two decades of corporate employment closed. Nevertheless, she ran to the next window of opportunity, and threw it open to let in the fresh breeze of a new career. That breeze smelled of relaxation and entertainment, the scents that permeate [...]

retail trends for businesses

Four Hot Retail Trends in 2017

Whether you’re looking to shop savvy or join the fray as a franchise owner, be on the lookout for these retail trends. 1. Brick and Mortar Expansion While popular thought held the brick and mortar store as a relic of the past, consumer demand created a surprise renaissance in this category. Now online businesses are expanding into brick and mortar stores. Even Amazon is in on this trend, launching an 1,800-square-foot grocery store in Seattle called Amazon Go. The retail giant [...]

Top 10 Pinot’s Palette Bartender Extraordinaires

Meet our favorite bartenders who make Pinot's Palette a hot spot for entertainment and fun! Alyssa Alexander - Fayette Mall I love bartending at Pinot's Palette because it doesn't even feel like work! It is a fun, enjoyable, and upbeat environment instead of working in a dull restaurant bar or at a late-night college bar with the stresses and late nights that come with bartending at those types of establishments. Our customers are always eager to try something new and bring out [...]

Disconnect to Reconnect

Why Start a Paint and Sip Business

I'm often asked, "Why start a paint and sip business?" In the hustle and bustle of life, as entrepreneurs, we often forget about why we are doing what we are doing. Staying grounded in the mission and purpose of your business is critical to staying energized to meet customer and economic demands past the honey moon phase.  Pinot's Palette recently released a Disconnect to Reconnect campaign that truly resonated with me and answers the question, "Why start a paint [...]

Pinot’s Palette® Named 2017 Best Buy in Exclusive Franchise Times Ranking

New consumer-focused Zor Awards program launches, recognizing 10 laudable franchise brands to consider in 2017 HOUSTON (March 1, 2017) – Pinot’s Palette has been named a best buy in franchising in the Cheap Seats category by Franchise Times as part of its new Zor Awards program, intended to recognize brands in 10 of the industry’s most exciting categories. Designed to answer the question, “What’s the best franchise to buy?”, the Zor Awards is a new industry-exclusive awards program appearing in the [...]

Pinot’s Palette® Named a 2017 Best-in-Category Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review

Independent Survey Ranks Pinot’s Palette Highest for Franchisee Satisfaction out of Paint and Sip Studios and named Best in Category Among Top 200 Franchise Brands Houston, TX (February  23, 2017) – Pinot’s Palette was recently named Best-in-Category within Sports & Recreation by Franchise Business Review in its 2017 Top Franchises Report, making it the top ranked paint and sip in franchisee satisfaction on the list. A pioneer of the paint and sip entertainment category Pinot’s Palette has put an artistic spin [...]