August 14, 2013 // Franchising.com // MINNEAPOLIS – There’s no Back-To-School fairy to deliver your school supplies right to your doorstep or give you a sleek, new laptop, but Great Clips can make it happen. The world’s largest hair salon brand has launched two great initiatives that outsmart other back-to-school promotions.
#TheGreatList School Supply Giveaway - Great Clips Buys Your Back-To-School Supplies!
Great Clips plans to take the headache out of school supply shopping by delivering a student’s exact school supply list to their front door. To enter, consumers are encouraged to upload a student’s school supply list at www.thegreatlist.com. The list can be the original school supply list, digital copy or link to the list located on the official school website of the school/educational institution. Follow along and join the conversation as Great Clips fulfills these great lists on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram by using the hashtag #thegreatlist. #TheGreatList starts August 6 and goes through August 15, 2013.
“I’m honored to give back to our great customers with great prizes during this busy back-to-school season,” says Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen. “We know this is a hectic time for families across America, and we want to make their lives great with educational supplies and no-hassle haircuts. Download our free Online Check-In app and come in for a great haircut with little to no wait and cross one more thing off your busy back-to-school to-do list!”
An apple isn’t just for the teacher. Great Clips will award Apple products to students and their families to make back to school great. Ten lucky first place winners will start school with a brand new MacBook Air® laptop valued at more than $1,200. Twenty-five second place winners can take a break from homework to blast tunes on their new Beats® studio headphones valued at more than $200. Other prizes include iPod Touch® devices, iTunes gifts cards and many more. Great Clips will give away 285 Apple prizes worth more than $53,000 to winners nationwide.
To enter, U.S. residents text “PRIZE” to 47328 and Canadian residents Text “PRIZE” to 7777 or go to Great Clips Back-To-School Giveaway to enter. Contest entry period runs from July 15 – September 30, 2013.
Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 3,300 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world’s largest salon brand. Great Clips salons employ nearly 30,000 stylists who receive ongoing training to learn advanced skills and the latest trends. Make Great Clips your choice for value-priced, high-quality haircare for men, women and children. No appointments needed, and salons are open nights and weekends. And, it’s more convenient than ever with Great Clips’ Online Check-In and Clip Notes. To check-in online, visit www.greatclips.com or download the app for Android and iPhone. For more information about Great Clips, Inc. or to find a location near you, visit www.greatclips.com.
SOURCE: Great Clips, Inc.