Great Clips Opens Hair Salon Franchise in Sarasota, Florida
Great Clips franchise located in the Centergate Plaza Shopping Center
January 19, 2010 // Franchising.com // Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development for Great Clips, Inc., announced the Grand Opening of the company's newest salon business in the Centergate Plaza Shopping Center in Sarasota, Florida.
"Our manager-run hair salon business is conveniently located off I-75," said Goggins. "This retail shopping center is across the street from Sarasota Doctors Hospital and is anchored by Publix, and of course, our Great Clips franchise 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 hair salon business plan 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 more than 2,800 salons conveniently located in high-visibility strip malls in nearly 140 markets. Great Clips is ranked as the number one hair salon brand franchise for 2010 by AllBusiness.com and consistently ranks among Entrepreneur magazine's Franchise 500Ò. Entrepreneur also ranked Great Clips as one of their Fastest Growing and one of America's Top Global Franchises for 2009.