Is franchising right for you?

Owners Quiz

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Are you currently working?
Are you willing to follow a systematic process?
Do you have a desire to work for yourself?
Do you have people management experience?
Have you ever owned a business before?
 

The Great Clips® Advantage

 
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Our supportive community is essential to the success of our owners.
 

Available Territories

Select a state below to see available territories for investment

Select a province below to see available territories for investment.

Steps to Ownership

Review the steps to ownership

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Apply-Submit application

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Finish the 8 step process

  1. Initial Interview/Welcome
  2. Franchise Disclosure Document
  3. People Development 
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Join Great Clips, Inc.

After signing your franchise agreements jump right into the “Start Up" Phase.
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Train with our team

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Select your location

Explore our growing list of North American territories.
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HIRE your staff

Follow our staff recruiting strategies, and you'll fill your staff with candidates from our employment database.
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Promote your opening

Benefit from over 30 years of Great Clips branding.
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Build your salon

Easily create a salon that fits your needs and pleases your customers with ‘Relax’, our proven salon design.
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Open your business

Begin your journey as an owner in earnest -- with the Great Clips organization by your side to support you!

Franchising Tips and Info

October 23, 2018

What makes a great franchisee?

Every year, Great Clips recognizes franchisees from throughout the organization who exemplify great leadership and business acumen in the walk-in hair salon industry. It’s an award that isn’t given lightly, and while many are nominated, only one or two are selected. Here are the stories of the 2018 Great Clips Franchisees of the Year.
October 10, 2018

What swoops, poops, scoops, and disrupts the group?

Have you ever had a boss who drops in on a project only when there’s a problem, makes a lot of noise, and then departs without offering anything constructive? (They might also scoop in to take the project away from you.) If so, then you know the answer to the headline question: the annoying Seagull Boss.
October 04, 2018

How Successful Franchisees Make It Happen

There are a lot of factors that contribute to a successful franchise business. Great Clips salon owners recognized for outstanding performance explain which factors most contribute to their success.
September 20, 2018

A Good Franchisee Can't Act Like a Seagull Manager

Seagull bosses behave much like the actual birds: They swoop in, annoy the flock, get in the way, and then leave without resolving anything.
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