September 14, 2009 // Franchising.com // BOSTON, MA - 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.
The Bond's Top 100 Franchises accolade is based on a variety of performance indicators including historical performance, brand identification, franchisee satisfaction, training, on-going support, financial stability and other key variables. With over 3,500 franchises out there, selection is a great honor to those companies selected and should be a significant assist to prospective franchisees as they start their search process.
While many other franchise systems are struggling due to current economic conditions, Fantastic Sam continues to style its way to success, expanding its "no appointments" necessary concept throughout the nation with a national growth strategy to nearly double the number of salons in the next five to seven years.
"The Bond's Top 100 ranking is an affirmation of the growth and excitement that is charging throughout our franchise system," said Fantastic Sams CEO, Scott Colabuono. "Fantastic Sams has prospered where others have not by a simple strategy of putting our customers and franchise owners first at all times, providing a solid business model to our franchise owners, giving them an opportunity to build a rewarding business and help create the kind of lifestyle they desire."
Already a big player in the $59 billion hair salon industry, Fantastic Sams offers a full range of hair salon services catering to men, women and children of all ages. Customers at any Fantastic Sams can expect the full service treatment from a professional team of stylists who are up-to-date on the latest trends and fashions. Haircuts and styles, straightening, coloring, highlights and texturing are all available, as well as beard and mustache grooming, facial waxing and rejuvenating hair treatments. Fantastic Sams' menu of services are also complemented by an exclusive line of hair care products.
With approximately 1,300 Fantastic Sams locations in operation throughout North America, Fantastic Sams Bond's Top 100 Franchises ranking will soon be highlighted on www.100TopFranchises.com, as well as in the 2009 Bond's Top 100 Franchises.
With nearly 1,300 salons located throughout North America, Fantastic Sams 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.