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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
Marilyn Monroe Spas Opportunities Available

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
Massage Envy Spa  Opportunities Available

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
Waxing The City Opportunities Available

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
Marilyn Monroe Spas Opportunities Available

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...

Primp And Blow, A National Blow Dry Bar, Will Expand Across The US »

February 25, 2015 at 4:36AM PST | Source: Primp and Blow, a Blow Dry Bar
Primp and Blow, a Blow Dry Bar Opportunities Available

February 24, 2015 // // Paradise Valley, Arizona  - Announced today, Primp and Blow, a blow dry bar, announced today that they have retained Amante Franchise Consulting to lead the brand expansion across the country. "The blow dry bar segment is one that has a number of players but no real category king such as a Message Envy with over 1,000 franchises. I believe this concept is in the early stages of growth and aim to move Primp And Blow in the fast lane." Said Ben Amante, principal of the Amante Franchise Consulting.
Primp And Blow is offering franchise opportunities in many major cities across the country.
"Primp and Blow has already established itself as a premier blow dry bar in the Arizona market, our strategic partnership with Amante Franchise Consulting is meant to get us to the next level of growth, we are ready," said Melodi Harmon, founder of Primp and Blow...

What Would Your Sport Clips Haircuts' "MVP Moment" Be? »

February 24, 2015 at 7:02AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

Promotion offers winners opportunity to create dream MVP Moment and other great prizes now through March 30
February 24, 2015 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas – Ever dreamed of having a butler…in your office? Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation's leading men's and boys' hair care franchise, is offering the opportunity to win one of four cash grand prizes, up to $10,000 to put toward a dream "MVP Moment," and one of more than 2,500 instant-win prizes, such as Xbox Ones and free haircuts, through its "MVP Moment Maker" promotion. The campaign launched today and will run through March 22.
"We kicked-off this fun promotion with a commercial that depicts a guy celebrating his winning ticket and dreaming of an office butler to make him feel like an MVP," says Martha England, vice president of marketing for Sport Clips...

European Wax Center Announces Michigan Expansion »

February 23, 2015 at 5:55AM PST | Source: European Wax Center

Nation's Fastest Growing Beauty Service Brand to Open 30 Michigan Locations
DETROIT, MI - (Marketwired - Feb 23, 2015) - David Coba, CEO and co-founder of European Wax Center (EWC), leader in the beauty and waxing industry, announced the signing of EWC Michigan Inc. as regional developer for the state of Michigan. The first center is scheduled to open in Canton, Mich. in the summer 2015, bringing premier quality services to the area. Franchise opportunities are available throughout the state.
"Modern waxing is about feeling confident, sexy and pampered," said Josh Coba, COO and co-founder of European Wax Center. "We offer an affordable and appealing new option for women and men. Our well-trained staff provides exceptional service in full-privacy wax suites within a clean, professional environment...

Primp And Blow, A National Blow Dry Bar, Continues Franchise Expansion In AZ »

February 19, 2015 at 11:30AM PST | Source: Primp and Blow, a Blow Dry Bar
Primp and Blow, a Blow Dry Bar Opportunities Available

February 19, 2015 // // Paradise Valley, Arizona – Announced today, Primp and Blow, a blow dry bar, continues their franchise expansion with its newest location in Paradise Valley, Arizona. Brigid Sullivan, native Arizonan, is the newest addition to the growing Primp and Blow franchise family. She brings the Primp and Blow experience to Paradise Valley residents offering professional shampoo blowouts, curly or straight, up-do's, sleek pony tails, full makeup services and most of all a place to make women feel beautiful and provide affordable luxury, without compromising on quality or service!.
Sullivan's location becomes the second franchise to join our four successful company locations in Scottsdale and Phoenix...

Primp And Blow, A Blow Dry Bar, Partners With Shu Uemura Art Of Hair »

February 19, 2015 at 10:06AM PST | Source: Primp and Blow, a Blow Dry Bar
Primp and Blow, a Blow Dry Bar Opportunities Available

February 19, 2015 // // Phoenix Arizona - The blow dry bar brand, Primp and Blow has chosen "Shu Uemura" as their hair care product supplier launching a full range of products which should score many "likes" from their loyal customers.
The brand is renowned for its "Art of Oils" category, a premiere collection of beautifying hair oils, Essence Absolue – nourishing oil that provides intense hydration and a smooth, silky finish.
This luxurious line will allow Primp and Blow to offer its customers the Shu bar which essentially enables stylists to customize the perfect cocktail for each individual client’s hair.
Founder & CEO Melodi Harmon said, "Our professional stylists love working with Shu Uemura Art of Hair’s all-encompassing product range as it allows them to unleash their creativity and artistic ability to create beautiful, unique styles...

Marilyn Monroe™ Glamour Room Now Open In Winter Park »

February 19, 2015 at 4:07AM PST | Source: Marilyn Monroe Spas
Marilyn Monroe Spas Opportunities Available

Winter Park, Florida Welcomes New Glamour Lounge Concept, Offering Affordable Yet Luxurious Spa & Salon Treatments, Home of the $99 Unlimited Blow Out Membership
February 19, 2015 // // Winter Park, Fla.  - Marilyn Monroe™ Spas, an Orlando-based national company that transforms traditional spa and salon concepts under the iconic Marilyn Monroe™ brand, announced this week that its Lakeside Glamour Room location at 115 N. Orlando Ave. #101 in Winter Park is now open.
The 1,200 square-foot Glamour Room takes the traditional day spa concept to the next level by offering a variety of luxury services, such as nail treatments at the manicure bar, hair services at the blow out bar and salon, makeup application at the makeup bar, as well as spa treatments like signature facials and tailored massages, all with a glamorous yet affordable twist...

MassageLuXe Continues To See Rapid Growth In Franchise Locations »

February 18, 2015 at 9:18AM PST | Source: MassageLuXe
MassageLuXe Opportunities Available

Opening 22 new locations across the United States in 2015.
ST. LOUIS - Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - St. Louis based business, MassageLuXe is expanding with 22 new locations opening across the United States in 2015! Earning Entrepreneur Magazine's Top 500 franchises and also awarded's "Top 100 Franchises for 2015." MassageLuXe has the honor of ranking #22 in Emerging Franchises and #23 in Fastest Growing category with "This is a great accomplishment when you consider the criteria involved of growth, transparency, financial stability, continuity, and sustainability," says President Todd Beckman.
MassageLuXe is the creation of entrepreneur and President, Todd Beckman. Understanding the need for a more affordable way for consumers to enjoy the benefits of a luxurious massage or facial treatment, he opened his first location in Rock Hill, Missouri in 2008...

Massage Envy Spa Expands Footprint In Philadelphia & Pittsburgh »

February 17, 2015 at 10:54AM PST | Source: Massage Envy Spa
Massage Envy Spa  Opportunities Available

Nation's Largest Massage Therapy Franchise Signs Seven Franchise Agreements and Opens Five Additional Clinics in Pennsylvania
February 17, 2015 // // SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, today announced significant growth in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh markets. The brand recently opened five new locations in these areas, one of which marked the brand's 1,000th clinic, and signed seven franchise agreements to date for new clinics to open this year. To keep the growth momentum going, in addition to Philadelphia, Massage Envy Spa is targeting other Pennsylvania markets for expansion including: Greensburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster and Murraysville...

Hand & Stone Launches Massage Industry's First Member Rewards Program And Mobile App »

February 11, 2015 at 10:18AM PST | Source: Hand and Stone

Massage Franchise Looks to 2015 for Record Growth and Innovation
HAMILTON, N.J. (PRWEB) February 11, 2015 - Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa ("Hand & Stone"), is riding a record breaking wave from 2014. Looking to make an even greater splash in 2015, the brand launched Hand & Stone Rewards this January, the industry's first ever nationwide member rewards program in addition to a mobile app for members to book appointments and learn about all the brands offerings.
The exclusive member rewards program allows Hand & Stone members to earn points redeemable for everything from massage and facial services to gift cards. Hand & Stone members are automatically enrolled in the program and new members get 500 points for joining...

Sport Clips Haircuts Tops Franchise Gator Ranking, Second Year Running »

February 10, 2015 at 7:30AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

February 10, 2015 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas - Sport Clips Haircuts has once again received the top spot in the "Top 100 Franchises 2015" Franchise Gator ranking. Franchise Gator, one of the largest directories of franchise and business opportunities on the internet, uses its research "to measure the quality of a franchise system over time," and its "rankings are mostly based on a formula created from various pieces of the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD)," according to the site. Franchise Gator looked at "franchise opportunities that fit the mold of what a typical Franchise Gator visitor seeks" and placed primary focus for the ranking on:

Financial stability

"Sport Clips is honored to be ranked first by Franchise Gator for a second year...

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