Great Clips Opens Hair Salon Franchise in Pekin, Illinois
Great Clips franchise located in the Pekin Wal-Mart Shopping Center
November 12, 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 Pekin Wal-Mart Shopping Center, in Pekin, Illinois.
"Our manager-run salon is conveniently located in the Peoria DMA just off State Road 9 in Pekin on the eastern bank of the Illinois River," said Goggins. "This retail shopping center is anchored by a Wal-Mart Supercenter and, of course, our Great Clips salon." 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 our business model is recession resistant. We just recorded our 20th consecutive month of same-store-sales growth."
About Great Clips:
Great Clips is North America's largest hair-care brand with nearly 2,800 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. Great Clips, Inc., 7700 France Avenue S., Suite 425, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55435. Contact Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development, office (952) 746-6467.