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Massage Envy Strengthens Leadership Team With Key New Appointments »

May 26, 2015 at 9:56AM PDT | Source: Massage Envy Spa
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New Leaders Bring Tech Innovation and Fresh Marketing Experience to Take Massage Envy into Next Phase of Industry Leadership
May 26, 2015 // // SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Massage Envy, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and skincare services, announced today it has added two new executives to its leadership team who will be responsible for strategic growth and support areas for the company, including IT and systems compliance and marketing.
"I am thrilled to announce George Hines has joined Massage Envy as our chief information officer reporting directly to me. I am equally proud to share that Derek Detenber has recently joined the brand as our senior vice president of marketing reporting to Debbie Gonzalez, our chief brand officer," said Dave Crisalli, president and chief executive officer for Massage Envy...

Sport Clips Haircuts Founder And CEO Gordon Logan Named An EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 »

May 19, 2015 at 9:01AM PDT | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

Award Finalist in Central Texas
May 19, 2015 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas – EY has announced that Sport Clips Haircuts Founder and CEO Gordon Logan is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award in the Central Texas region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Logan was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Friday, June 5 at the JW Marriott Austin.
Sport Clips is the nation’s leading men’s and boys’ haircare franchise with more than 1,300 locations in the U...

Study Shows Waxing Habits Change Direction With Age »

May 19, 2015 at 4:53AM PDT | Source: Waxing The City
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Waxing the City Franchise Finds Above-the-Belt Services Sprout over the Years
HASTINGS, Minn. - May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - While most young waxers start off smoothing their lower regions and chests, later in life they are compelled to head north to groom more visible features, according to research conducted by a national waxing studio franchise.
Overall, the study found that waxing is prevalent in the general population and most common among women. While 90 percent of today's waxers are women, the number of men waxing their chests, backs, ears, nose and areas south of the equator is also steadily increasing. Apparently – a smooth and hairless lower region is a high priority for a majority of consumers – the research shows about 1 in 10 are doing a bikini or Brazilian wax...

Primp And Blow, Renowned Blow Dry And Pamper Bar, Continues National Franchise Expansion In Omaha »

May 14, 2015 at 4:46AM PDT | Source: Primp and Blow, a Blow Dry Bar
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Brings the ultimate pampering experience to The Shops of Legacy, including professional blowouts, makeup, hair and eyelash extensions, and more.
OMAHA, Neb. - May 13, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Primp and Blow, a leading nationwide blow dry and pamper bar, today announced that it is continuing its nationwide franchise expansion with the opening of its newest location at The Shops of Legacy in Omaha, Neb., on May 22 from 4-6 p.m. CDT.
“Primp and Blow allows clients to enjoy exclusive, but affordable luxury without compromising on quality and service. The idea that women can get their hair, eyelashes, makeup and more done all in one place, sets it apart from other blow dry bars.”
The Omaha location is the newest addition to the Primp and Blow family with five locations in the greater Phoenix area and a franchise location in Overland Park, Kan...

Speed-Waxing Franchise Awards Agreements For 24 Southern California Salons »

May 13, 2015 at 8:12AM PDT | Source: LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON)

Los Angeles, Orange County, Palm Springs and San Diego among next locations for LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON). In addition to southern California areas, LunchBOX also has salons open or commitments for franchises in East San Francisco Bay and Sacramento areas. Other states with operating salons or agreements signed include Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Puerto Rico.
Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) May 13, 2015 - LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON), known since 2010 for its emotive brand that happily encourages all to “Bare Your Beauty,” announced today it has awarded three new area development agreements that encompass 24 southern California locations as part of its continued expansion plan to bring its chic, service-oriented franchise system to affluent communities across the United States...

National “The Look” Stylist Competition Showcases Sport Clips Haircuts Top Pros »

May 12, 2015 at 4:17AM PDT | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

May 12, 2015 // // LAS VEGAS – Of the more than 13,000 professional stylists who work at Sport Clips franchises, six were selected to compete in the finals of its annual “The Look” competition in Las Vegas on May 5. The DSC_0175_2finalists came from locations across the U.S. and Canada to recreate their winning looks on models before the Sport Clips National Huddle gathering and some of the hair industry’s most recognized professionals. On hand for the competition were host and platform artist Julian Perlingiero of JPMS and judges Jason Schwind of Wella, Jason Reyes of JPMS, Rafe Hardy of Sexy Hair and Jim Massey of American Crew.
“We’re delighted the finalists chose Sport Clips as the place to pursue their careers, and look what it’s allowed them to accomplish… showcasing their hair cutting skills in Vegas before some of the best in the business!” says Sport Clips Senior Director of Career Opportunities Julie Vargas, also a licensed stylist with 25 years of experience...

LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) Names Terrence Groth Chief Operating Officer »

May 11, 2015 at 10:59AM PDT | Source: LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON)

Boise, Idaho (PRWEB) May 11, 2015 - LunchBOX Franchise, a speed-waxing concept undergoing strong growth in affluent communities coast to coast under the LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) brand, today announced that Operations Director Terrence Groth has been appointed Chief Operating Officer, a new position within the franchise. Groth previously directed operational activities for LunchBOX Franchise and will continue to report to LunchBOX Franchise Founder and CEO Debi Lane.
“Terrence has and will continue to play a critical role in our success and growth,” Lane said. “I have tremendous pride in working alongside Terrence and absolute confidence in his ability to shape and guide the future development of our entire organization...

WJ Partners Secures Strategic Growth Investment For Pure Barre »

May 05, 2015 at 3:34AM PDT | Source: Pure Barre

May 05, 2015 // // SPARTANBURG, SC – WJ Partners, a private investment firm that focuses on investing in lower middle-market companies, announced that Pure Barre, the largest and most recognized barre- based fitness franchise, has received a significant growth investment from Catterton Partners. WJ Partners acquired Pure Barre in 2012 and will remain an investor. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Pure Barre, which combines ballet, pilates and resistance training in a low-impact, total-body workout, is the established leader in barre-based fitness. The Company has more than 300 studios across 42 states and the District of Columbia, which is more than three times the number of locations of any other barre concept...

Regis Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results »

April 30, 2015 at 6:44AM PDT | Source: Regis Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS - April 30, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS), a leader in the haircare industry, whose primary business is owning, operating and franchising hair salons, today reported results for its fiscal third quarter ended March 31, 2015 versus the prior year as noted below.
As a result of the Company's valuation allowance against most of its deferred tax assets, associated reported and as adjusted, after-tax results of operations are not comparable to prior periods.

Sales of $454.0 million, a decline of ($17.6) million. Same-store sales decreased 0.7%.

Same-store service and product sales decreased 0.7% and 0.9%, respectively.

GAAP net loss of ($3.7) million or ($0...

Marilyn Monroe™ Spas Sees Strong Sales After Launching Unlimited Spa Service Memberships »

April 29, 2015 at 10:41AM PDT | Source: Marilyn Monroe Spas
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Stay Polished Passport membership program exceeds expectations at Marilyn Monroe™ Spas, offering guests unlimited luxury spa and beauty services for $99 per month
April 29, 2015 // // ORLANDO, Fla. – It wasn’t long after Marilyn Monroe™ Spas unveiled its Stay Polished Passport that the national spa brand noticed a shift in how clients were experiencing beauty services at its locations. Building upon the trend of locations across the country offering single service memberships, Marilyn Monroe™ Spas decided to offer unlimited services in multiple service lines including blow outs, nail services, waxing, facials and massage treatments.
Since launching the program a little over a month ago, the national spa brand has sold more than 300 memberships, mostly at their six Nail Lounges and Glamour Rooms...

Pure Barre Celebrates 300th Studio Opening »

April 23, 2015 at 10:35AM PDT | Source: Pure Barre

North America's Leading Barre Concept Positioned for Further Expansion
April 23, 2015 // // SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Pure Barre, the largest and most established barre concept in North America, is pleased to announce the opening of its 300th location. The franchise has experienced consistent and unprecedented expansion throughout its history, showing a growth of more than 50 percent from 2013 to 2014 alone. Now with locations in 42 states, along with the District of Columbia, Pure Barre is forecasting steady growth and has plans to expand to Canada by year-end.
With three times the presence of any other barre concept, Pure Barre is the clear market leader in the barre sector and a dominant force in the growing boutique fitness industry...

Marilyn Monroe™ Spa Nail Lounge Now Open In Jacksonville »

April 03, 2015 at 4:54AM PDT | Source: Marilyn Monroe Spas
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Florida-based spa company opens new Nail Lounge at Brooklyn Station on Riverside in Jacksonville, offering affordable yet luxurious nail, makeup, facial, massage & waxing treatments.
April 03, 2015 // // Jacksonville, Fla. - Marilyn Monroe™ Spas, a Florida-based national company that transforms traditional spa and salon concepts under the iconic Marilyn Monroe brand, has opened its newest Marilyn Monroe™ Nail Lounge in Jacksonville at 150 Riverside Avenue #303.
Despite its name, the 1,400 square foot spa offers more than just traditional nail treatment services.
Nail treatments start at just $20 for a manicure and $30 for a pedicure, with add-ons like glitter or nail art, callus treatment and massage available for $5, $10 and $15, respectively...

Massage Envy Spa Eyes The Empire State For Expansion On The Heels Of Recent Manhattan Clinic Openings »

April 02, 2015 at 9:08AM PDT | Source: Massage Envy Spa
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Nation's Largest Massage Therapy Franchise Looking at NYC Boroughs & Upstate New York Markets
April 02, 2015 // // SCOTTSDALE, Ariz - Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, today announced plans to expand the brand's presence throughout the state of New York. These development plans come on the heels of recent openings of Massage Envy Spa's first clinics in Manhattan.
The brand's first Manhattan location opened in November 2014 in Midtown West followed by clinics opening in the Upper East Side/Sutton Place and Gramercy areas. Two additional New York clinics opened in the Rego Park neighborhood of Queens and in Syracuse's largest suburb, Clay, NY...

Facial And Body Waxing Franchises Clean Up In The Beauty Category »

March 31, 2015 at 4:27AM PDT | Source: Waxing The City
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Waxing the City on Fast Track to Dominate Booming Segment
March 31, 2015 // // HASTINGS, Minn. - As specialty service salons continue to experience explosive growth, competition is heating up fast in the rapidly growing wax-only category.
Backed by the leadership of parent company and franchising powerhouse Anytime Fitness, the world’s largest and fastest growing co-ed fitness franchise, Waxing the City, already has 22 locations and 73 franchise units sold. Company executives expect to have 350 locations open in the next five years.
As growth in the beauty industry has increasingly shifted from purely cosmetic, discretionary services to personal upkeep, such as waxing, Waxing the City continues to attract both single and multi-unit franchisees...

European Wax Center Is A Brides Beauty Secret To Looking Great On The Big Day »

March 24, 2015 at 8:09AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

Get Your Glow On At EWC
NEW YORK - March 24, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - With all eyes on the bride, revealing beautiful skin on your wedding day is almost as important as the dress you choose. European Wax Center (EWC) has compiled a list of waxing do’s and dont’s for brides seeking picture perfect skin for their big day. Now, beauty obsessed brides can save the stress for the seating plan and leave the smooth glowing skin to EWC.
Below is EWC’s “Waxing for Wedding” countdown all brides can put in their planners:
Areas for Consideration:

An eyebrow shaping will accentuate your eyes and frame your face. Under a veil or not, eyes will reflect your every emotion so it’s important to define the perfect shape for your face...

National Spa Brand Breaks The Mold With First Unlimited Spa Service Membership Program »

March 17, 2015 at 10:00AM PDT | Source: Marilyn Monroe Spas
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March 17, 2015 // // Orlando, Fla. - Marilyn Monroe™ Spas has announced the launch of its Stay Polished Passport, a monthly membership program granting guests unlimited access to the spa service of their choice for only $99.
Rolling out at all Marilyn Monroe™ Spas, Marilyn Monroe™ Glamour Rooms and Marilyn Monroe™ Nail Lounges nationwide, the Stay Polished Passport is the first spa membership of its kind in the nation and features unlimited monthly memberships for the following services:

Blow Outs - Choose from a variety of signature styles including: beach waves, big and voluminous, loose curls, sleek and straight, soft horizontal waves or tight curls
Nails - Includes any combination of manicures, pedicures and gel manicures
Facials - Enjoy Marilyn’s Signature Facial
Waxing - Includes brows, back, bikini, Brazilian, chest, arm, leg and underarms
Massage - Enjoy Marilyn’s Signature Massage

“Imagine having the luxury of visiting the spa as many times throughout the month as you’d like - that’s our vision in creating the Stay Polished Passport,” said Niki T...

V’s Barbershop Now Open In Chatham, NJ »

March 11, 2015 at 4:55AM PDT | Source: V's Barbershop

Offers Traditional Barbershop Services in an Upscale Environment at a Reasonable Price.
Chatham, NJ (PRWEB) March 11, 2015 - V's Barbershop®, the leading authentic and upscale barbershop experience, is proud to announce the opening of its newest location in New Jersey at 641 Shunpike Rd, Ste 46 within the Hickory Square Shopping Center. The Chatham location is the third V’s Barbershop to open in the New Jersey market, and the 24th location to open nationwide. The barbershop has six authentic and beautifully restored antique Koken barber chairs from the 1950’s, shoeshine services, and amenities such as flat screen televisions, quality grooming products and iconic artwork. The barbershop takes walk-ins, appointments can be made online or you can call ahead at 973-377-3900...

Sport Clips Haircuts Scores As A Top 15 "Smartest-Growing" Brand In Franchise Times' "Fast And Serious" Ranking »

March 06, 2015 at 9:42AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

March 06, 2015 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas - Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation's leading franchise dedicated to men's and boys' hair care, is number 13 of 40 in the just-released Franchise Times "Fast and Serious" ranking of the "smartest-growing brands."
The trade media outlet utilizes a 10-point formula for identifying fast-growing franchise systems that also have "staying power." The proprietary formula takes into consideration percentage sales, dollar sales and numerical unit growth over the past three years, with more weight given to acceleration in years two and three. Database for the ranking is the Franchise Times "Top 200 plus 300" of the largest franchise systems by revenue.
In the report, Sport Clips' Founder and CEO Gordon Logan notes one of the company's reasons for growth is that, "We will not compromise" on the quality of franchisees nor the real estate locations selected...

South Beach Tanning Company Partner With Orlando Predators Arena Football Dancers »

March 05, 2015 at 4:44AM PST | Source: South Beach Tanning Company

Unlimited Tanning Pact With South Beach Tanning Company Ensures That Prowler Dancers are Always Bronzed
Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 - Keeping that natural looking tan takes effort. And like so many of the Floridians who are walking around like they just returned from a day at the beach, the Orlando Predators Arena Football Dancers are keeping that bronzed look by tanning at Florida’s largest tanning company, South Beach Tanning Company.
The Arena Football Season kicks off in less then a month and the Prowler Dancers dance at all 9 home games at the Amway Arena in Downtown Orlando. The group has unlimited use of tanning, spray tanning and custom airbrush during the entire 2015 arena football season at any of the Orlando South Beach Tanning Company locations...

Members Of Sport Clips Haircuts' Franchise And Operations Teams Receive Certified Franchise Executive Designation »

February 27, 2015 at 9:07AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

February 27, 2015 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas – Four of Sport Clips Haircuts' Support Team members have been recognized as Certified Franchise Executives (CFE) by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives.
Sport Clips Vice President of Franchising Pete Lindsey; Vice President of Operations Connie Boltinghouse; Senior Director of Operations Earl Blood; and Director of Franchising Dave Wells completed a comprehensive course of study in franchise management offered by the institute, which is the academic branch of the International Franchise Association's Educational Foundation.
IFA is the world's oldest and largest organization representing franchising worldwide and honored this year's designees during its annual convention in Las Vegas, NV...

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