Great Clips Opens Franchised Salon in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
Franchise located in the Clairemont Avenue Center
July 13, 2009 // Franchising.com // Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development for Great Clips, Inc., announced the Grand Opening of the company's newest franchised salon in the Clairemont Avenue Center, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.
"This manager-run salon is located on high-traffic Clairemont Avenue, a major thoroughfare in Eau Claire County," said Goggins. "Our Great Clips is in an area with several popular eateries and across the street from Sacred Heart Hospital. 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 is the industry leader. And 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 as one of their Fastest Growing and one of America's Top Global Franchises for 2009.