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VFW And Sport Clips Haircuts Award Scholarships Totaling More Than $288,000 »

January 27, 2015 at 7:12AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

Service members and veterans receive needed financial aid for Spring 2015
January 27, 2015 // // KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The Veterans of Foreign Wars is proud to announce 70 veterans and service members have been awarded VFW's "Sport Clips Help A Hero Scholarships" this spring, totaling more than $288,000.
Help A Hero Scholarships are awarded exclusively to service members and veterans to help cover the cost of tuition and fees. Scholarships are available for both spring and fall semesters. Recipients are encouraged to reapply as they continue their education.
Here is the complete list of spring recipients.
Launched in 2013, the Help A Hero Scholarship program has awarded over 200 scholarships totaling nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to service members and veterans...

South Beach Tanning Company Purchases Popular Exclusive Tan Salon In Orlando »

January 21, 2015 at 4:50AM PST | Source: South Beach Tanning Company

South Beach Tanning Company has purchased and merged a very popular Exclusive Tan Salon and merged with South Beach location in Dr. Phillips.
Orlando, Floirda (PRWEB) January 21, 2015 - South Beach Tanning Company, Florida's largest tanning salon chain, has purchased the popular Orlando based Exclusive Tan salon and provided the salon's existing members with membership privileges at the other 12 Orlando area South Beach Tanning Company locations. This most recent purchase continues South Beach's aggressive push to consolidate the tanning industry around just a few top tier brands.
"These mergers and conversions benefit everyone involved," stated Brian Hibbard, Founder and President of South Beach Tanning. "In this instance, the merger of the salon into ours just made sense...

Marilyn Monroe™ Spas Launches Unlimited Blow Outs Monthly Membership Program Starting At $99 Per Month »

January 21, 2015 at 4:34AM PST | Source: Marilyn Monroe Spas
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Leading Spa Company Offers Guests Unlimited Luxury Service at Affordable Price
ORLANDO, Fla. (PRWEB) January 20, 2015 - Marilyn Monroe™ Spas is helping women say goodbye to bad hair days for good by offering unlimited blow out memberships starting at $99 per month. This luxury service that was once reserved for the wealthy and famous is now available at an affordable price for the everyday gal.
Blowouts offered at Marilyn Monroe™ Spas include shampoo, blow-dry and choice of multiple Marilyn Monroe™ Spas signature looks. Guests can choose from a variety of Marilyn-inspired styles, such as beachy waves to tight curls to sleek and straight. A single blow out is valued between $40 and $55, depending on style and location...

Sport Clips Haircuts Expands Partnership With Joe Gibbs Racing For 2015 Season »

January 16, 2015 at 8:58AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

January 16, 2015 // // HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and Sport Clips Haircuts announced the race and driver lineup for the 2015 season today after signing a multi-year contract extension. Sport Clips will increase their sponsorship in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and continue to have a presence in the newly named XFINITY Series.
Denny Hamlin will remain a key driver for Sport Clips, piloting the No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry for two Sprint Cup Series races during the 2015 season at Auto Club Speedway on March 22 and under the lights at Darlington Raceway on September 6. In addition, Hamlin will return to the No. 20 Sport Clips Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for the Sport Clips-sponsored Help A Hero 200 night race at Darlington Raceway on September 5...

Odessa's Pacific Tan Converts To Sun Tan City »

January 14, 2015 at 5:24AM PST | Source: Sun Tan City

Owners Steve and Karen Bovee become Sun Tan City franchisees; same ownership, new options for customers.
ODESSA, Texas - Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Tan, a chain of three local tanning salons owned by Steve and Karen Bovee, has become Sun Tan City. The couple, who founded the business in 2002, bought the exclusive Sun Tan City franchise rights for Odessa and Midland in October.
"For more than 13 years we've been committed to growing our business locally and meeting the needs of our customers with the help of our district manager, Ashley Williams, who has been by our side for 10 years. As we join the Sun Tan City brand, that commitment not only continues, but grows," said Steve Bovee. "For our customers, the only differences they'll see are more options and improvements...

Massage Envy Spa Opens 1000th Clinic In 2014 And Expands Into 49th State »

January 12, 2015 at 8:27AM PST | Source: Massage Envy Spa
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Leading Massage Therapy Franchise Opens More Than 100 New Locations and Reaches $1 Billion in System-Wide Sales
January 12, 2015 // // SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today substantial growth and success in 2014 highlighted by $1 billion earned in system-wide sales. In 2014, Massage Envy Spa also opened 112 clinics across the country, including its 1,000th location in Exton, Pennsylvania. The brand also expanded into West Virginia, which marked the company's entrance into its 49th state, and also opened its first three locations in New York City. Massage Envy Spa will be targeting Wyoming for expansion in 2015, which will officially bring the brand to all 50 states...

Sport Clips Haircuts Names Scott Perry CFO And Dan Miller CIO »

January 08, 2015 at 6:08AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

January 08, 2015 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas – Scott J. Perry has been promoted to chief financial officer and treasurer, and Dan Miller named chief information officer of Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation's leading franchise dedicated to men's and boys' hair care.
Perry most recently served as Sport Clips' vice president of finance and treasurer, building teams and infrastructure through the company's growth from 390 stores to more than 1,300. During his time at Sport Clips, Perry has overseen multiple departments including legal, finance, accounting, information technology, and human resources.
"Since 2006, Scott has helped shape Sport Clips into an industry leader," says Gordon Logan, founder and CEO of Sport Clips...

Planet Beach Signs Agreement With LA Fitness »

January 07, 2015 at 11:39AM PST | Source: Planet Beach

New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) January 07, 2015 - Planet Beach Franchising Corporation is proud to announce that an agreement has been signed with one of the world leaders in the health club industry, LA Fitness.
"This agreement creates an opportunity that delivers maximum value for members and enormous opportunities for our franchisees,” commented Nancy Price, Senior Vice President of Franchise Recruitment for Planet Beach.
Planet Beach is the pioneer and leader in automated spa services, offering a wide range of rejuvenating wellness services, along with skincare, body care and take home wellness products. Our spas bring customers everything they need to achieve their total skincare, wellness and stress relief goals.
This agreement allows Planet Beach the ability to deliver innovative beauty, health, wellness, skincare and stress relief services for an affordable monthly price...

European Wax Center Launches New Ad Campaign And It's All About Red Carpet Glamour »

January 07, 2015 at 8:18AM PST | Source: European Wax Center

New Campaign Debuts with the 2015 Oscars
NEW YORK - January 07, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - David Coba, CEO and co-founder of the beauty and waxing industry leader, European Wax Center (EWC) announced today a multi-million dollar integrated advertising campaign titled: "Red Carpet Worthy Eyebrows." The first-quarter campaign emphasizes how woman can look red carpet ready everyday through European Wax Center's experts.
The integrated multimedia campaign will utilize print, cinema, social, digital and outdoor outlets nationally. Building on EWC's strong position as the Expert in Eyebrows, the new campaign will be progressively launched; linking EWC to both the Oscars and the release of the highly anticipated film, Fifty Shades of Grey...

Phenix Salons Featured On CBS Undercover Boss January 9th, Named To Entrepreneur's Top 500 »

January 05, 2015 at 4:26AM PST | Source: Phenix Salon Suites

(PRWEB) January 05, 2015 - The announcement comes as Phenix Salon Suites is about to be featured on the hit reality series, "Undercover Boss." This first-ever episode of the series to feature a salon company will air Friday, January 9th, on the CBS Television Network.
"This is an incredibly exciting time for us," said Phenix Founder and President Gina Rivera, who will appear on "Undercover Boss" in disguise as "Ashley" to work with salon professionals at several Phenix locations across the country.
"I learned a lot from this experience," Rivera said. "I pride myself on fostering connection with the salon professionals who run their businesses in the Phenix franchises. 'Undercover Boss' was an opportunity to work with these unsung heroes among us, people who face huge challenges in their lives, but they're still working hard, taking care of their families and following dreams...

MY SALON Suite® Reports Exponential Annual Growth For 2014 »

December 22, 2014 at 4:13AM PST | Source: MY SALON Suite

Premier Salon Suites Leader Closes Out Year Strong by Opening Four New Franchise Locations in December and 16 Total for the Year
NEW ORLEANS - Dec. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Nationally recognized as a top franchising business opportunity, MY SALON Suite®, the leader in premier salon suites franchises, has rapidly expanded its national footprint this year by reporting an annual corporate growth rate of more than 500 percent for 2014. In the past year, MY SALON Suite® opened a total of 16 new luxurious salon suite beauty complexes in six states – Florida, Connecticut, Michigan, Arizona, Georgia and Minnesota.
"MY SALON Suite® is proud of the rapid corporate growth we've experienced this year," said Ken McAllister, CEO of MY SALON Suite®...

Massage Heights Expands Brand Presence In Colorado »

December 19, 2014 at 11:09AM PST | Source: Massage Heights
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Opening of second location in the state is the first in a number of locations planned for development by new Franchisee Group
December 19, 2014 // // San Antonio, Texas - Massage Heights continues on its current growth trajectory with the opening of the 118th Retreat this week in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, the 18th location to open this year and the second in the state. The San Antonio based franchisor has been focused on new expansion deals across the country with franchisee groups like the one in Denver. The three Strategic-partners of SBH group are practically Denver natives with each graduating from a Colorado college and residing in the Denver Metro area for 30+ years. They worked together as small business Agency Owners and Executives with a large national multi-line insurance company prior to opening their first Massage Heights franchise this week...

Marilyn Monroe(TM) Spas Launches Worldwide Franchise Opportunities »

December 16, 2014 at 2:56PM PST | Source: Marilyn Monroe Spas
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Former Disney Executive Brings Iconic Spa Brand to Life Across the Country, Now Offering Opportunities to Franchise Marilyn Monroe™ Nail Lounge & Glamour Room Concepts
December 16, 2014 // // ORLANDO, Fla. - Marilyn Monroe™ Spas, a national brand with eight locations currently open and several more opening soon, announced today that it will begin franchising its popular Nail Lounge and Glamour Room concepts.
Both concepts offer a contemporary take on the traditional day spa and leverage the universal appeal, sophistication and intrigue of the Marilyn Monroe™ brand persona. Led by spa industry veteran Niki T. Bryan, founder and CEO, and former Disney executive Allen "Al" R. Weiss, executive chairman, Marilyn Monroe™ Spas was granted an exclusive global licensing agreement in 2012 with Authentic Brands Group, a leading international intellectual property corporation that owns the estate of Marilyn Monroe, to operate in the spa, salon, nail and health and wellness categories using the Marilyn Monroe name...

Massage Envy Spa Expands In Houston & Dallas/Fort Worth »

December 11, 2014 at 12:42PM PST | Source: Massage Envy Spa
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Nation's Largest Massage Therapy Franchise Signs Franchise Agreements for Five New Clinics; Opens Four Additional Clinics in Texas Markets
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage Envy Spa, the pioneer and national leader of professional, convenient and affordable massage and spa services, announced today significant growth in the Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth markets with the recent signing of franchise agreements for five new clinics to open next year. In addition, four new Massage Envy Spa locations recently opened their doors in the Houston and DFW areas. On the heels of this rapid growth, the brand is eager to keep the momentum going and is targeting additional areas in the state for expansion including: Burleson, College Station, Granbury, Killeen, Midland, Odessa, Temple, Texarkana, Victoria and Weatherford...

Salons By JC Opens In Saint Cloud, Minnesota »

December 10, 2014 at 7:30AM PST | Source: Salons By JC

Brings Together Collection of Beauty Professionals in One Luxurious Location
December 10, 2014 // // SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Salons By JC, the nation’s fastest-growing salon suite franchise concept, has opened its newest location at 132 Division Street in Waite Park, Minnesota.
The latest concept in the more than $75 billion salon industry services sector, Salons By JC leases private suites to beauty and wellness professionals – including hair stylists, nail technicians, facialists and massage therapists – who run their own businesses.
"One of the best things about Salons By JC is that we bring together a collection of independent beauty professionals in one luxurious location," said owner Andrew Horton, a 15-year veteran of the franchise industry who, along with his father, is committed to opening three more locations throughout Northern Minnesota over the next few years...

Fantastic Sams Salon Franchise Targets Top 15 Growth Markets »

December 10, 2014 at 6:50AM PST | Source: Fantastic Sams
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Iconic 40-Year-Old Salon Franchise Is Expanding in Large and Small Markets Nationwide
BOSTON, MA - (Marketwired - Dec 10, 2014) - Fantastic Sams, the country's leading network of full-service salon franchises, today announced its Top 15 target growth markets for 2015.
Included in the roster are the Midwest states of Michigan and Illinois, Southeastern states of Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina and the Eastern Seaboard states of New York, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Rounding off the list are Northern California, New Mexico and Texas.
Fantastic Sams is aggressively expanding in the wake of its acquisition in 2012 by Dessange International, a premium, luxury, multinational European beauty salon chain...

Planet Beach To Change The Way Brazil Rejuvenates »

December 09, 2014 at 7:57AM PST | Source: Planet Beach

Planet Beach is excited for Brazil to be joining our extensive international family.
New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) December 09, 2014 - Planet Beach, the leader in automated spa services, is proud to announce that the Federative Republic of Brazil will be joining us in our mission to change the way the world rejuvenates.
Joseph Mann, a business professional from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Fabio Messer, a former founding partner at M10 Investments, will be leading what is now Planet Beach's 10th international expansion.
"I recently travelled to the US where I had a wonderful experience with the Aqua-Massage service. As soon as I came back to Rio de Janeiro, I started searching for more information about the equipment. That's when I came across Planet Beach," explained Mann...

Cosmetology Students Awarded ACE Scholarships Totaling $15,000 By Sport Clips Haircuts And American Crew »

December 08, 2014 at 5:14AM PST | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

December 05, 2014 // // GEORGETOWN, Texas - To help cosmetology students reach their career goals, Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation's leading men's and boys' hair care provider, partnered with American Crew to award 15 Access to Cosmetology Education (ACE) scholarships this year. To be considered for an ACE scholarship, candidates met both academic and video requirements established by Sport Clips and American Crew. Each recipient was presented a $1,000 scholarship to help with educational expenses.
This is the sixth year the Georgetown, Texas-based company, which has more than 1,200 stores across the country, has awarded scholarships to eligible students enrolled at an American Association of Cosmetology Schools (AACS) member school...

South Beach Tanning Company Purchases Popular Hyde Park Tanning Salon In Tampa »

December 08, 2014 at 4:12AM PST | Source: South Beach Tanning Company

South Beach Tanning Company has purchased a popular Hyde Park Tanning Salon and extended membership privileges to clients.
Orlando, Florida (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 - South Beach Tanning Company, based in Orlando, Florida, has purchased a popular Hyde Park Tanning salon and provided the salons existing members with membership privileges at the other 6 Tampa area South Beach Tanning Company locations. Members also have access to the newest location on South Dale Mabry, located in front of the popular Trader Joe’s on Swann Avenue.
South Beach Tanning Company has continued to expand Florida operations and franchise locations throughout the country and has aggressive growth plans for 2015. A new location is under construction in St...

Planet Beach Expands Into The World Of E-Commerce! »

December 05, 2014 at 11:38AM PST | Source: Planet Beach

Planet Beach, the creator of automated spa services, is expanding into the world of e-commerce and bringing "awesomeness in a box" to the masses.
New Orleans, Louisiana (PRWEB) December 05, 2014 - Planet Beach's new online store is now open for business at! Planet Beach's exclusive line of beauty, skincare, wellness and relaxation products can now be purchased from the comfort of your own home in a matter of a few clicks.
The research has been conducted, the development has been completed and now it's official! Planet Beach has entered the world of eCommerce. The place where our customers are already shopping and will be able to get products delivered right to their door in what is being coined as "awesomeness in a box!" Great products that Planet Beach members have enjoyed for the past 19+ years are now available to the masses...

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