Leading hair salon chain plans for 40 locations in Dallas in the next five years
December 20, 2007 // Franchising.com // Boston, MA. – Fantastic Sams, a full service hair salon brand with nearly 1400 salons in the US and Canada, is continuing its expansion into the Dallas market. The company recently opened two additional franchise locations in the Dallas area with salons located in Plano in the McDermot Shopping Center and Waxahachie in the Waxahachie Towne Center.
These openings are part of a broader growth plan that calls for 40 new locations in the Dallas region in the next five years. Currently, there are 22 Fantastic Sams Salons in the Dallas market.
"We are incredibly excited about our growth in Dallas," said Jeff Sturgis, Vice President of Franchise Sales and Development for Fantastic Sams. "As the leading full service salon brand, we look forward to offering the highest quality salon services to our guests."
In Plano, Chong Anderson is the franchise owner. She turned to franchising as a "second career" after raising her two children. Anderson has become an accomplished businesswoman owning and operating several businesses that include Little Caesars, Fantastic Sams and a local seamstress business. Chong is planning to develop three salons in the North Texas suburbs.
In Waxahachie, Kyle Miller is a Vice President in Brookshire's food chain and has turned to franchise ownership to plan for his future. He chose Fantastic Sams for their growth opportunity and thinks he can apply his business management skills to this operation..
"Fantastic Sams continues to expand its brand in markets all across the country," Sturgis added. "We are very pleased to be working with Chong and Kyle in developing the brand in the local market and building upon our strong history, rich heritage and loyal customer base."
Fantastic Sams offers a full range of hair salon services to its clients, providing them with the best in full service hair care and professional hair salon products. Salon stylists are always up-to-date on the latest styles and trends. From haircuts to styles, to straightening, to color services, and more…Fantastic Sams offers full salon services at affordable prices.
Already a big player in the $59 billion hair salon industry, Fantastic Sams is fueling interest in their development plans with a cutting-edge, client centric salon design for franchise owners.
Fantastic Sams is currently concentrating its efforts on attracting quality franchise partners who want to invest in a leading hair salon brand with a solid operating system and a strong corporate support structure. The average initial investment to open a Fantastic Sams Hair Salon (ranging from $100,000 to $225,000) and the company's fixed fee royalties make it one of the most competitive opportunities in the industry. "With Fantastic Sams' attractive economic model, experienced franchise partners find our brand a worthwhile investment," added Sturgis.
"Prospective franchise owners for Fantastic Sams should have well developed people skills to be successful. Our best salon owners set a standard for guest service that translates into highly trained and motivated hair stylists. Our guests recognize the difference when they step into our salons," said Sturgis. "We have become the leading full service hair salon brand by offering the best in salon services and products, and by creating a customer loyalty that sets us apart from our competition."
ABOUT FANTASTIC SAMS
With nearly 1,400 salons located throughout North America, Fantastic Sams (www.fantasticsams.com) is one of the world's largest full service hair care franchises with an excellent reputation for providing quality hair care services for the entire family. Opening their first salon in July 1974, Fantastic Sams began franchising in 1976, marketing their "fixed fee" system and "no appointments" necessary concept to entrepreneurs seeking to own and operate their own successful business.