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Sport Clips Haircuts Ranked By FORBES As “Best Franchise To Buy” »

July 01, 2015 at 6:09AM PDT | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

July 01, 2015 // // GEOREGETOWN, Texas - Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation’s leading men’s and boys’ hair care provider, is ranked by FORBES as a top 10 “Best Franchise to Buy.” The June issue featured the second annual “best” and “worst” franchises in America rankings separated into three categories, based on entry costs: up to $150,000; $150,000 to $500,000; and over $500,000.
Based on research conducted by FRANdata, FORBES ranked Sport Clips number seven in the $150K-$500K category. FRANdata assessed each of the franchises listed according to their five-year growth rates and five-year continuity rates, a measure of how often an individual franchise has changed hands, in addition to their entry costs...

LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) Announces Second New Jersey Location »

June 29, 2015 at 7:00AM PDT | Source: LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON)

Chic, culture-driven speed-waxing franchise announces plan for 2015 opening in Morristown, New Jersey. Ed and Patrick Sheridan opened their first LunchBOX in Westfield earlier this year and are now opening a three-suite, 1,100 square-foot in a popular and affluent shopping and dining destination in North New Jersey.
Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) June 29, 2015 - LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON), a wax-only franchise known for its emotive brand that happily encourages all to “Bare Your Beauty,” announced today New Jersey franchisees Ed and Patrick Sheridan signed a commercial lease agreement and soon will begin construction on their second of eight New Jersey locations.
The Sheridans, successful businessmen and New Jersey natives who opened their first LunchBOX in Westfield earlier this year and also operate a number of restaurants under another franchise concept, plan to open a three-suite, 1,100 square-foot space at 8 South Street, Morristown, NJ 07960, a popular and affluent shopping and dining destination in North New Jersey...

Forbes Names Sola Salon Studios Top Franchise To Buy »

June 29, 2015 at 6:31AM PDT | Source: Sola Salons

Company Ranked No. 1 on 2015 Franchise List
DENVER, CO - (Marketwired - Jun 26, 2015) - Sola Salon Studios was recently named a top franchise to buy by Forbes Magazine. The accolade and success of the company is all credited to the more than 5,000 salon professionals at 230 locations nationwide and growing.
"Being able to give the American dream to thousands of stylists, it's been the most rewarding business endeavor we've ever done," said Stratton Smith, co-founder of Sola Salon Studios. "It's all about experiencing the freedom to live the life you love."
Sola Salon Studios leases high-end, private suites to salon professionals. These suites are equipped with everything the salon professionals need to operate their own one or two-chair salon...

LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) Confirms First Las Vegas, Nevada, Location »

June 25, 2015 at 6:29AM PDT | Source: LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON)

Chic, culture-driven speed-waxing franchise announces plan for 2015 salon opening in Henderson’s affluent Green Valley neighborhood. Reno residents Jaime Gardner and Ryan Ley signed a commercial lease for a three-suite, 900 square-foot space in The District at Green Valley Ranch, a mixed-use metropolitan community that features shopping, dining, entertainment and residential space.
Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 25, 2015 - LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON), a wax-only franchise known for its emotive brand that happily encourages all to “Bare Your Beauty,” announced today its Nevada franchisee team signed a commercial lease agreement and soon will begin construction on their first location.
Reno residents Jaime Gardner and Ryan Ley signed a commercial lease for a three-suite, 900 square-foot space in The District at Green Valley Ranch (120 S...

Under New Leadership, Franchise Veterans Plan To “Blow Out” Cherry Blow Dry Bar »

June 22, 2015 at 9:45AM PDT | Source: Cherry Blow Dry Bar

Former MAACO Executive, Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa Developer to Grow Brand
June 22, 2015 // // CHERRY HILL, N.J. - A new concept in hair care has made its way to the U.S., growing what has become a $40 billion a year global hair salon industry. Meet Cherry Blow Dry Bar, an expanding franchise that provides blowouts, hair extensions and makeup services for a perfectly finished look.
Under new ownership of franchise veterans Steve Vicario and Fred Vicario, the popular Australian export is being reinvented to meet Americans’ growing demand for quality hair care while also providing a business opportunity to entrepreneurs interested in the booming industry.
Offering blowouts for hair of any length for $35, hair extensions starting at $395 and a membership program starting at $59 for two blowouts with a membership for unlimited blowouts available, Cherry Blow Dry Bar is making a new name for itself in an industry that has taken off since 2010...

Salon Suite Company Provides Fully Customizable Options »

June 18, 2015 at 6:10AM PDT | Source: Salons By JC

Salons by JC offers full-service salon suite options across multiple locations in the USA and Canada, allowing stylists to become their own boss.
San Antonio, TX - June 18, 2015 - ( - Going to a cosmetology school, getting a degree, and following it up with a certification can set a stylist or cosmetologist back a few thousand dollars. This is the reason why most new graduates work as an apprentice in a salon before starting their own business. However, working for someone else may not be the most gratifying option for a creative stylist, which is why it might be better to become a business owner at a salon suite.
Unlike a traditional salon, a salon suite provides the whole setup of a traditional salon but is not owned and operated by one person...

South Beach Tanning Company Celebrates Grand Opening In Port Jefferson, NY »

June 15, 2015 at 4:32AM PDT | Source: South Beach Tanning Company

Ribbon cutting ceremony welcomes new Devoted Creations exclusive salon chain.
Oldsmar, FL - June 14, 2015 - ( - In May of this year, Devoted Creations exclusive salon chain South Beach Tanning Company celebrated the grand opening of their new franchise location in Port Jefferson, NY.
Because this was the first South Beach Tanning Company on Long Island, local radio station 106.1 WBLI hosted the event and the Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce kicked off the day with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Everyone who attended the grand opening celebration was entered to win prizes, received free products and tanning, and became acquainted with the brand new location and everything it has to offer.
Devoted Creations sponsored the event with gift sets, t-shirts, packets and more to be raffled away to the hundreds of customers who attended the event...

Open Call Dates And Locations Announced For The Summer Goddess 2015 Model Search  »

June 11, 2015 at 11:17AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

Presented by Wilhelmina Models & European Wax Center; Do You Have What It Takes To Strut Down The Runway?
June 11, 2015 // // NEW YORK – Are you ready to take the world by storm, but just waiting for your big break? This could be it! Now is your chance to join hundreds of hopefuls looking to strut down the runway for the chance to be named the new face of Wilhelmina and European Wax Center (EWC). Open calls for the Summer Goddess 2015 Model Search Presented by Wilhelmina Models & European Wax Center kick off on Saturday June 27th and will continue throughout the months of June and July in various cities throughout the country.
Open calls will be held at Wilhelmina offices in New York, Miami and Los Angeles, and at Wilhelmina satellite agencies in Austin, Denver, Dallas, Hawaii, Rochester and Philadelphia...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Targeting Tampa For Franchise Growth »

June 09, 2015 at 6:46AM PDT | Source: Tropicalaser

Local Entrepreneurs Invited to Join CEO Mike Rotondo in St. Petersburg on June 30 to Learn about Business Opportunities
ATLANTA - June 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Tropical Smoothie Cafe, the leading fast casual cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today it is aggressively targeting Tampa, Fla., for franchise growth. Over the next 1-2 years, the sandwich and smoothie franchise aims to open approximately 10 new locations in surrounding cities including Palm Harbor, Clearwater Beach and Northdale. Currently, there are four cafes in the Greater Tampa area.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe franchise executives, including CEO Mike Rotondo, will host a special franchising opportunities event on Tuesday, June 30 beginning from 7– 9 p...

Planet Beach Introduces Hot Box Detox »

June 09, 2015 at 5:37AM PDT | Source: Planet Beach

This patent-pending program combines the use of infrared sauna therapy and isometric body postures in sequence to provide an innovative and effective 30-minute spa detox session.
New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) June 09, 2015 - Planet Beach is excited to announce our newest spa program: Hot Box Detox. This patent-pending program combines the use of infrared sauna therapy and isometric body postures in sequence to provide an innovative and effective 30-minute spa detox session.
“Whether you want to polish off your gym workout or you’re strictly a spa-goer who wants to enhance your regime, this innovation could be a major component of your wellness program,” says Planet Beach CEO, Stephen P. Smith. “The results will blow you away...

LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON) Announces North Scottsdale Location »

June 08, 2015 at 4:20AM PDT | Source: LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON)

Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) June 07, 2015 - LunchBOX (A WAXING SALON), a wax-only franchise known for its emotive brand that happily encourages all to “Bare Your Beauty,” announced today Arizona franchisees signed a commercial lease agreement and started construction on their second Scottsdale location.
Three longtime Scottsdale residents and community leaders Lisa D’Onofrio, Scott Salk and Sharon Buell, signed a commercial lease for a four-suite, 1,200 square-foot space and are planning for a summer 2015 grand opening in the Silverstone Center (23271 N. Scottsdale Rd., A-110, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85255). The team currently owns and operates another LunchBOX salon in The Scottsdale Marketplace on the Northwest corner of Scottsdale Road and Lincoln Road...

One Of The Country's Fastest Growing Franchises Planning Expansion In Greater Buffalo »

June 08, 2015 at 4:02AM PDT | Source: Sport Clips, Inc.

Sport Clips Haircuts Offers Owners The Opportunity to Keep Day Job, Invest for the Future
GEORGETOWN - Texas, June 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation's leading men's and boys' hair care franchise, is expanding in the Northeast with emphasis on the greater Buffalo area. The franchise is one of the fastest-growing in the country, opening several stores per week. Eight to 10 new locations are planned in greater Buffalo. "This market is one we consider 'underserved' with only one open Sport Clips store," says Dave Wells, Sport Clips director of Franchising. "Unlike most markets, there are not any licenses in development in that area meaning a new candidate would have first preference on available real estate. This is a unique opportunity to grow with a mature franchise system that already has an established national brand identity...

Larry And Kim Meyers Open New Hand & Stone Massage And Facial Spa »

June 05, 2015 at 8:03AM PDT | Source: Hand and Stone

Focus on Customer Service Leads Couple to Launch Latest Franchise Location in Tarrant County
Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) June 05, 2015 - Larry Meyers worked in IT for 30 years before he decided he was ready to leave corporate America to pursue his lifelong dream: business ownership. But rather than opening a technical company as one might expect, he and his wife, Kim, chose to open a Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa.
“We wanted to control our own destiny and operate a business with the values of customer service we hold dear,” Larry said. Franchising with Hand & Stone allowed them to do just that while also having the support of an established brand at their fingertips.
Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa offers professional massages, facials, hair removal, microdermabrasion and chemical peels...

The Summer Goddess 2015 Model Search Presented By Wilhelmina Models & European Wax Center Launches June 3, 2015 »

June 03, 2015 at 7:46AM PDT | Source: European Wax Center

Nationwide Search for the Next Face of Wilhelmina and EWC
June 03, 2015 // // NEW YORK – Hello Gorgeous… think you have what it takes to strut your stuff on the runway, or smile for the camera for hours at a time? European Wax Center (EWC) and Wilhelmina Models are launching a nationwide search to find a young woman who is confident, possesses a beautiful look, and an inner beauty even the camera can capture. If you think you are that person, then we want to hear from you.
Starting June 3rd, interested contestants are invited to upload their submissions online at To enter in-person, at one of the open call events; check for the most up-to-date information...

Massage Heights Co-Founder Advances To The 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games »

June 03, 2015 at 4:24AM PDT | Source: Massage Heights
Massage Heights Opportunities Available

Company hopes to increase awareness of benefits of massage for athletes.
June 03, 2015 // // San Antonio, Texas – Massage Heights, a leader of professional, affordable and convenient therapeutic massage and facial services is thrilled to announce their Co-Founder Wayne Evans has advanced to the CrossFit Games as a Masters competitor. The CrossFit Games Masters competition will take place July 21-23, 2015 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
CrossFit has become a popular sport worldwide, helping transform lives and creating a sense of community for people of all ages. It is a training program that can help improve cardiovascular endurance while increasing muscle mass and strength to improve body composition in a healthy way...

Massage Envy Strengthens Leadership Team With Key New Appointments »

May 26, 2015 at 9:56AM PDT | Source: Massage Envy Spa
Massage Envy Spa  Opportunities Available

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
Waxing The City Opportunities Available

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
Primp and Blow, a Blow Dry Bar Opportunities Available

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...

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