Great Clips Opens Franchised Salon in Collinsville, Illinois
Franchise located in the Collinsville Crossing Shopping Center
February 16, 2009 // Franchising.com // Minneapolis, MN, – Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development for Great Clips, Inc., announced the Grand Opening of the company's relocated franchised salon from Cahokia Village to the Collinsville Crossing Shopping Center in Madison County, Illinois.
"This manager-run salon sits in a 400,000 square foot, high-trafficked shopping center on the southwest corner of interstate 55/70 and state highway 157, and is anchored by Home Depot and Wal-Mart," said Goggins. "The demographics of the area are well-suited for our value-priced, no appointment necessary service."
"Our franchise owners open to a $55 billion hair care industry. With more than $700 million in total system-wide sales, Great Clips in the industry leader," said Goggins. "We're in a growing market. People get their hair cut every four to five weeks, and our same-store sales have increased consistently for several years."
About Great Clips:
Great Clips is North America's largest hair care brand with more than 2,700 salons conveniently located in high-visibility strip malls in nearly 140 markets. Great Clips consistently ranks among Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500Ò. Entrepreneur also ranks Great Clips one of their Fastest Growing, and one of America's Top Global Franchises for 2009.