The Great Clips® Advantage
Powerful Brand & History
Great teams start with great leaders.
"Great Clips inspires you to achieve your legacy." That’s the promise made to every franchisee by more than 250 corporate team members throughout North America, including the Great Clips leadership team. It's a team that knows first-hand that the success of the brand is built on the success of every Great Clips franchisee.
Withstanding the Test of Time
Great Clips, Inc. was established in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1982 when most people received haircuts in one of three ways: in full-service salons, from mom-and-pop barbershops, or at home. That all changed when Ray Barton, one of the early leaders of the brand, revolutionized the model of how haircare could be delivered. Read about how we got from then to now.