Fantastic Sams Franchise News

Financial Information:

Cash Investment: $70,000
Net Worth: $300,000
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Total Investment: $150,362 - $283,006

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Browse the latest corporate news from Fantastic Sams.

Fantastic Sams, the Massachusetts-based chain has now been approved for a franchisee lending program created by The Bancorp through its primary financial institution, The Bancorp Bank (Member FDIC, Equal Housing Lender).
  • Aug 31st, 2016
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Operation Reinvent, a nonprofit organization specializing in transitioning women Veterans to a civilian lifestyle, is working with Fantastic Sams for their upcoming workshops in Kentucky and North Carolina.
  • May 31st, 2016
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Fantastic Sams has debuted its new floor plan, along with a redesigned logo, at its new central Connecticut franchise location.
  • Feb 16th, 2016
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U.S. military veterans receive years of specific training. They are the beneficiaries of master classes in project planning, the importance of understanding and following orders, learning to lead and mastering specific skills, just to name a few.
  • Jan 27th, 2016
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Fantastic Sams has partnered with Operation Reinvent to raise $49,833 in cash and services to help female U.S. military veterans transition to civilian jobs.
  • Jan 26th, 2016
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Fantastic Sams has partnered with Operation Reinvent to give female U.S. military veterans a leg up as they reenter the civilian job market.
  • Nov 3rd, 2015
  • 104    8
Fantastic Sams is in the midst of a makeover, and the hair salon franchise is attracting a growing line of suitors.
  • Aug 18th, 2015
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Fantastic Sams, the country's leading network of full-service salon franchises, today announced its Top 15 target growth markets for 2015.
  • Dec 10th, 2014
  • 474    3
Fantastic Sams hair salon franchise celebrated its 40th year as an iconic American brand by launching a top-to-bottom "Brand Evolution" at its biannual franchise conference, which was held recently in Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Oct 15th, 2014
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Fantastic Sams Hair Salons, America's first full-service unisex hair salon franchise, has launched a new franchise opportunity website.
  • Jun 17th, 2014
  • 106    15
Fantastic Sams Rocky Mountain recently announced the expansion of their hair care franchise system into new markets.
  • Apr 30th, 2014
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DESSANGE Group North America offers multiple concepts to give franchisee prospectives more options.
  • Apr 1st, 2014
  • 215    0
FANTASTIC SAMS Hair Salons, the country's leading network of full service salons, announced today that DESSANGE International has acquired all of the outstanding shares of Fantastic Sams Holding Corp.
  • Jan 18th, 2012
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Fantastic Sams Hair Salons plans to develop 20 hair salons in the state of Vermont over the next five years.
  • Jun 23rd, 2011
  • 70    5
Fantastic Sams, a Beverly, Mass.-based hair-salon franchise, has plans to develop between eight and 10 locations in the Syracuse region in the next three years.
  • Apr 18th, 2011
  • 60    5
V12 Group, a direct marketing services firm, and Fantastic Sams, a full-service hair care franchise, announce the successful completion of a turnkey franchise marketing acquisition program. V12 Group and Fantastic Sams began developing this program in...
  • Feb 8th, 2010
  • 61    7
In this struggling economy and tight credit market, Fantastic Sams is making a radical change by offering some sizable incentives for new business owners located in the Rocky Mountain Region. For a limited time, new Fantastic Sams franchisees have the...
  • Feb 5th, 2010
  • 116    5
Fantastic Sams, one of the nation's largest full service hair salon brands, has staked its claim as the best of the best, securing its spot on the acclaimed 2009 edition of Bond's Top 100 Franchises.
  • Sep 14th, 2009
  • 104    1
Competition for affordable hair care services in Reno and Sacramento is getting stiffer. Fantastic Sams, one of the nation's largest full service hair salon franchises, is expanding its "no appointments" necessary concept throughout Northern Nevada and...
  • Mar 19th, 2009
  • 124    5
Continuing to expand its "no appointments" necessary concept throughout the Atlanta area, Fantastic Sams announces the opening of its newest salon at 13077 Highway 9 North, located in Deerfield Place, in Alpharetta.
  • Dec 31st, 2008
  • 102    7
Fantastic Sams Hair Salons, the largest full service hair care franchise, engaged Buxton to provide the information it needs to make strategic expansion decisions. Buxton is the industry leader in customer analytics and retail site selection technology...
  • Dec 16th, 2008
  • 115    0
Continuing to expand its 'no appointments' necessary concept throughout the Houston area, Fantastic Sams announces the opening of its newest salon at the Walmart Center on Tomball Parkway in Tomball. With 19 salons now operating in the area, the full...
  • Sep 12th, 2008
  • 79    0
Today's career women are continually challenged by the demands of full-time work and the responsibilities and commitments at home. Fantastic Sams Hair Salons, the nation's largest full service hair salon brand, has a unique business model that allows...
  • Sep 11th, 2008
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Continuing to expand its "no appointments" necessary concept throughout the LA region, Fantastic Sams announces the opening of five new salons in Los Angeles and Orange County – the salons are located in...
  • Aug 13th, 2008
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Continuing to expand its "no appointments" necessary concept throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area, Fantastic Sams announces the opening of two new salons at the Roanoke Crossing Shopping Center in Roanoke and the McAlister Square Shopping Center in...
  • Jul 28th, 2008
  • 92    0
On May 19th, The Balancing Act, the television series dedicated to addressing the issues facing today's professional woman, will feature Andrea Molitor, a successful Fantastic Sams franchisee from Florida, talking about the life-balance benefits...
  • May 15th, 2008
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Fantastic Sams, a full service hair salon brand with nearly 1400 salons in the US and Canada, is continuing its expansion into the Philadelphia market.
  • May 1st, 2008
  • 116    0
While many franchise systems work solo to develop brands nationwide, seven of the world's top franchise systems have teamed to target the New York market as one.
  • Apr 24th, 2008
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Fantastic Sams, a full service hair salon brand with nearly 1400 salons in the US and Canada, is announcing its arrival in the metro New York area.
  • Apr 7th, 2008
  • 69    1
Fantastic Sams, a full service hair salon franchise with nearly 1400 salons in the US and Canada, is continuing its expansion into its home-base Boston market.
  • Apr 1st, 2008
  • 143    1

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Testimonials »

"Fantastic Sams has been great for me. I wouldn’t go back and change it for the world. I wish I had done it five years earlier. I tell my salon managers that one of the reasonswe’ve been so successful is that we have a balance. My stylists come at the business from a technical side, and I come at it from a customer’s side and from having a background in accounting. I feel like I know the level of customer service people want in salons because I’ve been a customer. Between us we’ve got it all covered."
LaRonda Hunter
Fort Worth, TX

"I think sometimes previous salon experience can be a hindrance. Starting fresh helps you not have a paradigm in your head that holds you back. Fantastic Sams gives you everything you need to be successful. You are the background support system for the business -- you're not the one doing the haircuts. "
Rick Tonet
Pittsburgh, PA


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