GEORGETOWN, TX, September 22, 2011 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Sport Clips, Inc., the number one haircutter of men and boys and a highly-ranked franchise recognized for its successful business model, is expanding in the Cleveland area. Over the next five years, an estimated 30 stores are projected to open which have the potential to create approximately 360 new jobs in the community.
A Sport Clips franchise seminar will be held on Sept. 27th to provide information on Sport Clips' plans for development in the Cleveland area. The seminar will inform Cleveland investors on how ownership of a Sport Clips franchise can serve as a recession-resistant investment strategy. The event is open to members of the public interested in seeking exit strategies from the corporate world and in diversifying their financial portfolio.
While many businesses were experiencing hardships in 2010, established Sport Clips stores (open for at least a year) experienced on the average an impressive nine percent increase in sales last year. The fastest-growing concept in the entire $60 billion hair care industry, Sport Clips has doubled in size in just four years, now with over 807 stores nationwide.
The franchise's retail approach capitalizes on the underserved male market in the hair care industry. It delivers a unique, ″just for guys″ haircutting experience in a fun, sports-themed environment complete with All-Star memorabilia, sports playing on the television monitors and the ultimate indulgence of steamed towels and scalp/neck massage services to lock in customer loyalty.
Sport Clips, Inc. also employs a unique, franchise business model that enables owners to hire managers to run their new franchise while the owners maintain their current careers. This business model is so successful that Sport Clips has earned consistent and repeated recognition. Sport Clips has ranked in the top 50 ″fastest growing″ for the seventh straight year in Entrepreneur Magazine's ″Franchise 500,″ in the top 10 in Forbes' ″Top 20 Franchises To Start,″ and in the top 50 in Dun & Bradstreet's AllBusiness.com ″2011 AllBusiness AllStars.″
″Our continued growth as a successful franchise opportunity is driven by our business model and franchise support,″ comments Gordon Logan, CEO and founder of Sport Clips, Inc. ″When you combine these practical ways to grow your business along with a haircutting approach that uniquely serves the needs of men and boys, you have a winning franchise.″
The Sport Clips Informational Franchise Seminar
If you're seeking financial independence without corporate hassles, come to this seminar to learn a proven model for becoming your own boss; how to evaluate Sport Clips as a franchise investment; about the success of ″semi-absentee ownership;″ and how to finance a new business.
Date: Tuesday, Sept. 27th
Time: 7pm - 9pm
Courtyard By Marriott
5051 West Creek Road
Independence, OH 44131
1-800-872-4247 ext. 240
This is a complimentary session open to the public. Since seating is limited, it is important to register to attend by calling 1-800-872-4247, ext. 240 or register online at: http://www.ownasportclips.com/seminar.
″Our experience is that investors understand that the stock market and technologies come and go,″ continues Logan. ″A well-balanced portfolio includes a solid business that meets the needs of a large, untapped audience providing them with a necessary, reoccurring service like men's and boy's monthly haircuts. That's why Sport Clips growth is so consistent.″
Sport Clips is headquartered in Georgetown, TX and was established in 1995 by founder and CEO Gordon Logan. The franchise has ranked in the top 50 ″fastest growing″ for the seventh straight year in Entrepreneur Magazine's ″Franchise 500,″ in the top 10 in Forbes' ″Top 20 Franchises To Start,″ and in the top 50 in Dun & Bradstreet's AllBusiness.com ″2011 AllBusiness AllStars.″ Sport Clips is the ″Official Haircutter″ of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) and offers veterans preferential pricing on haircuts and franchises. Our ″Help a Hero″ program has donated more than three quarters of a million dollars to help overseas soldiers call home through the VFW's Operation Uplink. Sport Clips is a proud sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing's NASCAR drivers, Joey Logano and Denny Hamlin, and holds partnerships with several teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA), Major League Baseball (MLB), and National Hockey League (NHL). To learn about franchise opportunities click here, and for locations throughout the United States, visit SportClips.com. For media resources and additional information on Sport Clips, visit SportClipsMedia.com.