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European Wax Center Announces Winners Of Dallas Bride Of The Year »

August 22, 2014 at 9:12AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

First Prize Was $2,500 Check for the Bride's Dress of her DreamsWinners Selected from Dallas Bridal Show Held July 26th and 27th
DALLAS - August 22, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - David Coba, CEO of European Wax Center (EWC) is pleased to announce that two lucky Dallas-area brides-to-be have won the first and second prizes as part of the Dallas Bride of the Year drawing. The drawing was held at the Dallas Bridal Show last month, and brides attending the show entered a contest at the EWC booth during the two day show. EWC had over 530 entrants for the drawing. The First Prize winner, Vanessa Martinez of Dallas, won a cash prize of $2,500 to buy the wedding gown of her dreams; the Second Prize winner, Ashley McDonald, won a day of beauty for herself and her Bridal Party at a European Wax Center near them in Bedford, Texas...

Smashing Success Cherry Blow Dry Bar Continues To Expand With Its Fifth Store Opening In The United States »

August 22, 2014 at 6:39AM PDT | Source: Cherry Blow Dry Bar

Local consumers and beauty addicts alike will be able to enjoy $20.00 blowouts from August 22nd to August 29th.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 - Cherry Blow Dry Bar will be officially opening its fifth location nationwide at 3571 Sacramento Street in San Francisco CA, on September 10th at 10AM.
Unlike traditional hair salons, Cherry Blow Dry Bar only offers its customers the latest fabulous styles through blowouts and hair extensions – no harsh chemical coloring or all-day haircuts allowed! Finally, there will be a place where local women can relax and be pampered - all for $35.00. For a limited time, consumers will be able to enjoy the Cherry Blow Dry Bar experience with $20.00 blowouts from August 22nd to August 29th...

European Wax Center Announces The Fall Flaunt Pass »

August 22, 2014 at 5:30AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

Special Offer for Guests Starting September 1st
NEW YORK - August 21, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - With summer on its way out and the brisk fall air on its way in, there's no better time to maintain that smooth, healthy skin you've worked so hard to achieve. European Wax Center (EWC) has a fall offer that is sure to have guests flirting and flaunting throughout the upcoming season. From September 1st – October 31st, 2014, EWC is offering guests the Fall Flaunt Pass. This limited-time special allows guests to receive a same-day discount of $5 or $10 off any waxing service or product with the purchase a $50 or $100 Fall Flaunt Pass. Then, use the $50 or $100 Fall Flaunt Pass towards a future purchase at EWC, just like a gift-card...

MY SALON Suite Announces Plans To Expand Franchise Opportunities Throughout North America »

August 20, 2014 at 7:04AM PDT | Source: MY SALON Suite

Inaugural Canadian MY SALON Suite Location Planned to Open this Year in Ottawa, Ontario
NEW ORLEANS - Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - MY SALON Suite, the leader in premier salon suites franchises, has announced that the company has received signed lease agreements to open its first upscale, luxurious beauty complexes this year in Arizona, Georgia, Minnesota, New York and Canada. With the launch of its inaugural international corporate location in Ottawa, Ontario, MY SALON Suite is continuing to expand its market leader position as one of the top franchising business opportunities in North America.
"As the beauty salon industry continues to grow, we're committed to helping our franchise owners in the United States and Canada be successful in this expanding market," said Ken McAllister, CEO of MY SALON Suite...

Cherry Blow Dry Bar Heats Up Local Folsom Market With High-End But Affordable Beauty Services »

August 19, 2014 at 4:40AM PDT | Source: Cherry Blow Dry Bar

Folsom, CA (PRWEB) August 19, 2014 - The new blow dry bar franchise, Cherry Blow Dry Bar, will be opening its Folsom location at 330 Palladio Parkway, Suite 2011 on August 20, 2014 at 10AM.
Whether consumers want to get a star-worthy blowout for a girls’ night, relax after a long day of work, or host their bachelorette parties or bridal showers, Cherry Blow Dry Bar offers a wide variety of hairstyles for every consumer. Some hairstyles include cascading curls and waves, sleek and straight, a stylish bun, a high ponytail, a messy braid, and everything in between.
For consumers that want long, luscious hair, Cherry Blow Dry Bar also offers top-quality hair extensions that begin at $220.00 for a half head and $395.00 for a full head...

South Beach Tanning Company Continues Fast Expansion As Tanning Salons Merge Or Convert To The South Beach Brand »

August 14, 2014 at 6:06AM PDT | Source: South Beach Tanning Company

Tanning Industry Continues To Consolidate
Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 - Like many industries, the tanning industry is no different. As strong regional franchise brands continue to open corporate and new franchise locations throughout the country, independent salons find that joining with the larger brand affords them marketing and social media expertise, purchasing power, operational support, reciprocal benefits and greater brand awareness.
The South Beach Tanning Company has seen a significant uptick in salons interested in converting or merging with the Orlando based company. Most recently, 2 Orlando salons including the Orlando Tan Company has merged with South Beach. In the past 18 months South Beach has converted several locations over their brand and several more are in the process...

European Wax Center Announces Back-to-Campus Promotions For Fall Semester 2014 »

August 14, 2014 at 4:58AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

New Partnership with Her Campus Complements Special Offers for All Guests
NEW YORK - August 14, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Just in time for fall, European Wax Center (EWC) is joining forces with Her Campus to encourage members of college and university communities to maintain their most fabulous, silky-smooth skin. With EWC waxing services and products, everyone can be confident, looking and feeling their best as they gear up for the fall semester.
The highlight of the new partnership is EWC sponsorship of Her Campus College Fashion Week NYC, a fashion show and events in which campus trendsetters are not only the front-row VIPs, but also the models, backstage stylists, and the entertainment. A fun and engaging EWC experience will be available to all event participants at Her Campus College Fashion Week NYC, taking place Saturday, October 11th, 2014...

Planet Beach: New Website And Tools Make Franchise Decision Easier »

August 14, 2014 at 3:55AM PDT | Source: Planet Beach
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August 14, 2014 // // NEW ORLEANS - Planet Beach, the inventor of the automated spa concept, continues to innovate but this time in the form of new prospective technologies. They recently re-launching their franchise website,, and Virtual Brochure. The newly revamped sites offer visitors a deeper look at franchising with Planet Beach and some unique tools to assist in making the decision process easier.
"As a company that prides itself on being ahead of the technology curve, I am so excited about these great new tools available for prospective franchisees," said Stephen P. Smith CEO and founder of Planet Beach. "I personally have never seen another site that used technology to be 100% focused on assisting visitors achieve their personal and professional goals...

Sport Clips Haircuts Preps You To Be "Head Of The Class" »

August 12, 2014 at 7:01AM PDT | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

Back-to-School Promotion offers Enter-to-Win Gear That's Cool for School
August 12, 2014 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas – Sport Clips Haircuts' back-to-school "Head of the Class" promotion launched today as two-weeks of opportunity to enter-to-win some of the coolest gear around. From aHOTC 14 - Social Media Image MacBook Air, to Beats by Dr. Dre Studio® headphones, American Crew products, cash and more, anyone can enter at
"Back-to-school is an important time of year for Sport Clips across the country. Offering our clients and potential clients the opportunity to win prizes that will help them do well and look great in the new school year works well for us as a brand," says Martha England, vice president of marketing for Sport Clips Haircuts...

European Wax Center Celebrates Opening In Deerfield Beach, Florida »

August 11, 2014 at 4:26AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

Deerfield Beach, FL (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 - European Wax Center (, the leader in luxurious hair removal made affordable for all, will open its newest location on August 18 in Hillsboro Square at 282 S. Federal Highway in Deerfield Beach, Fla.
To celebrate, European Wax Center Deerfield Beach will host a pre-opening VIP Grand Opening bash on August 14, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Guests will enjoy refreshments and music from Brazilian artist Rose Max, plus the chance to win one year of free services and learn more about luxury waxing. Registration is available at
"We are very excited to introduce luxurious, 'ouch-less,' affordable waxing to Deerfield Beach with the opening of European Wax Center in Hillsboro Square," said Zach Tobin, owner...

Regis To Present Fourth Quarter Results On August 26, 2014 »

August 06, 2014 at 5:17AM PDT | Source: Regis Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS - August 05, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Regis Corporation (NYSE:RGS), a leader in the haircare industry, whose primary business is owning, operating and franchising hair salons, will issue financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2014 before the market opens on Tuesday, August 26, 2014. Following the release, the Company will host a presentation via webcast for investors beginning at 10:00 a.m. Central time to discuss current corporate developments and financial results.
To participate in the live webcast, interested parties can log in to, or participate via telephone by dialing (888) 631-5926 and entering access code 1131937. A replay of the presentation will be available later that day...

South Beach Tanning Company's Conversion Program Expands To NY State »

July 30, 2014 at 4:44AM PDT | Source: South Beach Tanning Company

A tanning salon in Webster, NY, is converting to the South Beach Tanning brand.
Orlando. FL (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 - South Beach Tanning Company continues to expand its national reach through its salon conversion program, and this time, a salon in Webster, NY, a suburb of Rochester, is the lucky salon to take the leap. According to Brian Hibbard, Founder and President of South Beach Tanning, "Converting current salon owners to the South Beach brand has proven to be a very successful growth strategy for both parties. Our marketing and membership programs, coupled with strong brand appeal, has resulted in significant growth for the salons who have converted over the past 18 months."
Salon owners, Jon and Michelle Byam, decided to convert their former salon, South Beach Tan, to the South Beach Tanning brand because they realized that the tanning market is very competitive, and to stay in the race, they had to grow...

From South Beach To Long Island: South Beach Tanning Continues To Grow »

July 28, 2014 at 4:42AM PDT | Source: South Beach Tanning Company

South Beach Tanning brings their brand to New York's Long Island.
Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 - This fall, the sun of Miami Beach will be shining on Long Island, New York. South Beach Tanning Company will open their first franchise in the state of New York in a newly renovated shopping center in Port Jefferson at 1108 Route 112, ideally situated close to two major roads: Route 112 and Route 347.
Drawn to the décor and vibrant colors of South Beach's salons, this family-owned franchise found that they were even more impressed with the South Beach Tanning team and its founders, Brian and Heather Hibbard. "We felt like we instantly clicked with them," said Jennifer Travlos, who, along with her sister, Alyssa Atkins, will be running this new endeavor...

New Orleans-Based Company Opens In Cairo, Egypt »

July 23, 2014 at 11:18AM PDT | Source: Planet Beach
Planet Beach   Opportunities Available

July 21, 2014 // // NEW ORLEANS – Planet Beach is excited to announce the opening of the first Planet Beach automated spa in Cairo, Egypt. Planet Beach Cairo has strategically partnered with Gold's Gym to ensure a strong and consistent member base.
The unique partnership between Planet Beach and Gold's Gym is seen to serve both customer bases well. After a strong workout, members can walk over to Planet Beach to get a quick hydration or massage session in before heading out to enjoy their day.
While the spa industry in Egypt is booming, most spas are located in four- or five-star hotels, which makes it very expensive. Planet Beach offers affordable luxury to those wanting to relax and achieve a healthy glow or rejuvenate their skin...

Planet Beach Highlighted As A Top 15 Evolving Franchise In Entrepreneur Magazine »

July 22, 2014 at 4:13AM PDT | Source: Planet Beach
Planet Beach   Opportunities Available

July 21, 2014 // // NEW ORLEANS – Planet Beach Franchising Corporation was recently highlighted in the July 2014 issue of Entrepreneur magazine as one of the top 15 evolving franchises in the world for the way it has developed new ways to do business in a business model that traditionally not known for evolving.
Started in 1996, Planet Beach began as a traditional tanning salon that excelled at customer service. Noticing the social and governmental changes headed it’s way in regards to UV-tanning, CEO and Founder Stephen P. Smith came up with the idea of transitioning to an automated spa that gives clients all the services found in a traditional day spa at the push of a button without the need for an attendant...

Planet Beach Helps Promote Annie's Fight With Fundraiser »

July 21, 2014 at 7:08AM PDT | Source: Planet Beach
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July 16, 2014 // // NEW ORLEANS – Planet Beach, the leader in automated spa services, is giving back to the community with a fundraiser to benefit Annie's Fight.
Annie Rossignol is a beautiful 7-year-old girl from Mandeville, LA. On September 4, 2012, she was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Annie's Fight was set up to inform all whom are interested in helping support, donate, volunteer or raise money for Rossignol's expenses. "We are thrilled to be able to make this donation," said Stephen P. Smith, CEO of Planet Beach. "We hope to raise awareness of Annie's situation and hopefully, create some momentum so that more people join the fight against Leukemia and Lymphomia."
Along with Planet Beach, many other businesses and groups are selling bracelets, as well as t-shirts and necklaces to help support Rossignol...

Massage Heights Lake Ridge Named The Official Massage Provider For The Potomac Nationals »

July 21, 2014 at 5:31AM PDT | Source: Massage Heights
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Regular therapeutic massage helps athletes get the most out of their workout.
Woodbridge, VA - July 20, 2014 - ( - Massage Heights Lake Ridge, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage services, is proud to be the official massage provider for the Potomac Nationals baseball team. From professional athlete to weekend warrior incorporating therapeutic massage into a fitness regimen helps improve performance by lengthening the muscle fibers to help reduce the amount of muscle tension and recoil that has built up/stored in the tissue, allowing the stored energy to dissipate evenly through your muscular and nervous system. This will also increase circulatory blood flow and increase the flush of toxins from the body...

Gwyneth Paltrow And David Babaii's Partnership With Blo Blow Dry Bar And Body By Blo »

July 11, 2014 at 6:39AM PDT | Source: Blo Blow Dry Bar

Expand Their Beauty Empire with the Opening of a New Location in Tampa, FL
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 - Ari Yakobson, Blo Blow Dry Bar and Body By Blo's CEO, along with Academy Award winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow and hairstylist to the stars, David Babaii, reveal their added growth in North America. The new Blo location will be opening in Tampa, FL on Friday, July 25, 2014. It is located at 4102-2 Boy Scout Boulevard, Tampa, FL and can be reached at blotampa(at)blomedry(dot)com or calling 813-877- BODY.
The new Blo/Body By Blo franchise partner, Cynthia Keenan, says: "I'm excited to bring this fashion-forward, trend setting company to Tampa. Blo is a leader in the industry and with partnerships with the best in our business, like David Babaii and Gwyneth Paltrow, Tampa women will have the latest style solutions in their own backyard...

Mark Kartarik Named President Of Sport Clips Haircuts »

July 10, 2014 at 5:45AM PDT | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

Recognized Industry Executive Joins Nation's Leading Provider of Men's and Boys' Hair Care
July 10, 2014 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas – Salon industry leader Mark Kartarik has been named president of Sport Clips Haircuts effective August 1 by founder and CEO Gordon Logan. Kartarik comes to the nation's leading men's and boys' hair care franchise after a long, established career as a top executive with Minneapolis-based Regis Corporation. For more than 20 years, Kartarik saw Regis through its major global expansion, most recently serving as executive vice president. Kartarik also served as president of Regis' Franchise Division for the Supercuts, Cost Cutters, ProCuts, First Choice Haircutter, Magicuts, City Looks and We Care Hair brands...

South Beach Tanning Company Lights Up Gainesville »

July 09, 2014 at 7:34AM PDT | Source: South Beach Tanning Company

After years of customers' requests, South Beach Tanning Company brings its brand to Gator Country.
Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 - South Beach Tanning Company is excited to announce that it will be expanding its brand into the Gainesville, FL market. According to company Founder and President, Brian Hibbard, Gainesville has been his most requested expansion city for the past four years, but South Beach was waiting for the perfect location to come along - and it did.
This new South Beach Tanning salon will be situated in Gainesville's premiere shopping destination, Butler Plaza, the largest shopping center in North Central Florida, as well as the entire Southeast. The center stretches for approximately one mile, and is located in the southwest area of Gainesville, about a mile from the University of Florida, home to approximately 60,000 students...

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