November 22, 2010 // Franchising.com // Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development for Great Clips, Inc., announced the Grand Opening of the company's newest hair salon franchise business in the Rutland Commons Shopping Center, in Mechanicsville, VA.
"Our manager-run hair salon business is conveniently located off Atlee Road next door to 74,000 square-foot anchor tenant, Kroger," said Goggins. "The 28-acre shopping area features specialty shops, services, restaurants and financial institutions. 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 world's largest hair salon brand and our hair salon business plan is recession resistant. We just recorded our 24th consecutive quarter of same-store-sales growth."
For a complete list of salon locations, go to http://www.greatclipsfranchise.com.
Great Clips is the world's largest hair salon 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. For more information, go to http://www.greatclipsfranchise.com. Great Clips, Inc., 7700 France Avenue S., Suite 425, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55435. Contact Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development, office (952) 746-6467.