PR Newswire:

Lillians(TM), The Hippest Shoppe in Town(R), today announced that the company continues to grow its franchise locations despite the challenging economic climate.

In the past 12 month, Lillians has doubled in size and currently operates 28 storefronts in trendy shopping districts throughout Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, Illinois, Colorado and Texas.

Lillians unique “unmall-like” shopping experience offers women hundreds of designer-inspired handbags, fun flat wallets, stylish sunglasses, trendy jewelry and other seasonal items at “ridiculously affordable” prices. All shoppes also follow the brand’s “four-day occasional sale” concept, opening their doors either the first or second Thursday through Sunday each month, year-round.

According to Cindy Deuser, CEO of Lillians Shoppes, LLC, the company continues to add an average of two new locations per month, despite the current economic downturn.

“We’re finding that this is a perfect time to become a Lillians franchisee because landlords, lenders and other service providers are willing to negotiate like never before.”