GEORGETOWN, Texas (March 1, 2013) – Sport Clips Haircuts, America’s leading hair care provider for men and boys, announces the opening of its first Canadian location today in Burlington, Ontario. “After a year and a half of market research and planning, we’re very excited to open the first store in Canada!” said Peter Kowal, President and COO of the Master Franchisor, Sport Clips Canada. “We wanted to start in a tight-knit community where we can work closely with local organizations, and Burlington is a perfect fit for that. We expect the store to do very well there and have plans to open more in the area. We look forward to demonstrating to the community that a sports-themed hair salon for men and boys is what the city has been missing.” The franchise has plans to open at least three more locations throughout the city.
In addition to Burlington, Sport Clips Canada currently has 26 more stores under contract to open throughout Ontario and British Columbia, while looking for opportunities for rapid expansion in every province in Canada. The Master Franchisor plans on opening 50 stores within the next three years, 100 stores in five years and 200 stores in ten years.
Kowal, a native of Canada and experienced franchise executive, has been coaching both franchisors and franchisees in the U.S. and Canada for over 20 years and is uniquely positioned to drive Sport Clips’ growth throughout the country.
Sport Clips offers Canadian owner/investor opportunities in 3-packs ($49,500 CDN), 5-packs ($69,500 CDN) or 10-packs ( $129,500 CDN), with the goal of becoming the leading hair care provider for men and boys in each market developed. Sport Clips Canada is also a member of the Canadian Franchise Association.
For more information, please visit www.sportclips.ca. For franchise opportunities, please visit www.sportclipsfranchise.ca
Sport Clips Haircuts is headquartered in Georgetown, Texas and was established in 1993 by founder and CEO Gordon Logan. The sports-themed haircutting franchise, which specializes in haircuts for men and boys, is ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the top 20 “Fastest-Growing Franchises,” and in the top 10 percent of the “Franchise 500.” Sport Clips is the “Official Haircutter” of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), offers veterans preferential pricing on haircuts and franchises, and was named as one of the “Top Franchises for Veterans” by Franchise Business Review. Our “Help A Hero” program has raised almost $2 million to help deployed and hospitalized U.S. service members call home through the VFW’s Operation Uplink. Sport Clips is a proud sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR drivers Denny Hamlin and Elliott Sadler, and partners with numerous NCAA and professional sports teams. To learn more about Sport Clips, visit www.sportclips.com.
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