**Trademark of Chez Ami by Patsy Aiken Designs

Chez Ami
by Patsy Aiken Designs

Copyright Jeffrey Babener www.mlmlegal.com

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Founding Story

Chez Ami has been in business for over 30 years and was founded by Patsy and Joel Aiken. In 1979, Patsy began selling her designs to her favorite children’s boutique in Coronado, California where her family was stationed in the (www.mlmlegal.com) Navy. Her two children, Weston and Holly, would try on her clothes and two years later Patsy’s husband, Joel, joined her and they began running their company together.

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Today, the company is based out of Raleigh, North Carolina. Joel is in charge of finance, planning and information technology and Patsy is in charge of product design and manufacturing.

Impact on the Industry
Chez Ami has been featured in Blueprint, Southern Living, and Cookie magazine. Chez Ami has also been featured on About.com.

Discussion of Products
All of Chez Ami’s products are made in the United States with the exception of sweaters, tights, and a few hair accessories. Chez Ami sells children’s clothing and accessories. Chez Ami by Patsy Aiken Designs also sells children’s clothing and accessories that relate to sports, such as tennis and gymnastics.

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Discussion of Opportunity
The company states the following consultant benefits:

1. Extensive Sales Support materials including a Sales Consultant Manual, Catalogs, Invitations, and order forms, free of charge.

2. Additional Catalogs mailed directly to customers with Sales Consultant contact information pre-printed on the catalog.

3. Use of a beautiful sample line during the selected selling weeks, free of any shipping charges.

4. Reimbursement for accurate Order Entry of Party orders.

5. Easy Credit Card processing for orders!

6. Hassle Free Check processing for customers who write checks!

7. Direct shipment to customers!

8. 24 hour access to online services: order entry, order status, up to the minute style availability.

 Chez Ami by Patsy Aiken Designs offers the following compensation plan:

To join the company, one must fill out an online (www.mlmlegal.com) consultant application. For more information, one must contact the company.

Discussion of Distributor Base and Sales Volume in U.S.

Company website: http://www.chezami.com

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