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Great Clips

Quick Summary

Great Clips is the fastest growing salon chain, providing value-priced haircuts and perms to the entire family in a no-appointment atmosphere. We have over 4,000 locations and 35 years of experience. Great Clips is the largest brand in the haircare industry and is one of the top franchise opportunities.

Quick Facts

Minimum Cash Required$60,000
Net Worth Required$300,000
Total Investment$150,000 to $250,000
Franchise Fee$25,000
Year Founded1982
# of Existing Units4,200
Franchising Since1983
Financing AssistanceAvailable
Training & SupportYes

Available In These States:

We are currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AL
  • AR
  • CT
  • DC
  • FL
  • IA
  • KY
  • MD
  • MA
  • MI
  • MO
  • NH
  • NJ
  • NY
  • OK
  • PA
  • RI
  • TN
  • VT
  • VA
  • WV

Not Available In These States:

We are NOT currently accepting inquiries in these states:
  • AK
  • AZ
  • CA
  • CO
  • DE
  • GA
  • HI
  • ID
  • IL
  • IN
  • KS
  • LA
  • ME
  • MN
  • MS
  • MT
  • NE
  • NV
  • NM
  • NC
  • ND
  • OH
  • OR
  • SC
  • SD
  • TX
  • UT
  • WA
  • WI
  • WY
Additional Info


Great Clips

It's Gonna Be Great
Proven Multi–Unit Strategy with over 4,000 locations and over 35 years of experience.  If you want to keep your professional career and are looking for a great way to pursue a multi-unit franchising strategy, you really should take a close look at our offering.

Why Great Clips - Owner Benefits
Established in 1982, Great Clips is the largest brand in the haircare industry and is one of the top franchise opportunities.  Our salons are conveniently located in Shopping Centers in over 140 markets throughout the U.S. and Canada.  No appointments are necessary for men, women, and children to get haircuts and perms at competitive prices.

Our franchisees utilize their general business management to take full advantage of the many benefits; Here are just a few:

  • 35-year positive track record
  • Over 4,000 salons operating
  • Steady growth potential
  • Cash business with no receivables
  • Recession and Technology resistant
  • Keep your professional career – Manager run locations
  • Franchisees who have operated for at least 5 years, typically own 5 to 6 locations
  • Haircare is ranked as the most recession resistant industry a business owner can pursue

Investment Review
Initial Franchise Fee - $25,000
3-Star - $40,000 (3 salons)
Estimated Total Initial Investment Per Salon - $136,000 - $250,250 (as per 2018 FDD)

Minimum Financial Requirements
$300,000 Net Worth ($500,000 in CA, NY, DC, Boston and Toronto)

Great Clips is an executive model that provides an established path to successful multi-unit business development. If you want to leverage your general business management experience and build your own organization, then you owe it to yourself to learn more.

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Additional Info

Training & Support

100% funding is available with a credit score of 700+. SBA approved.