Great Clips Hair Salon

Achieve Your Legacy

This franchise is designed to be a business that is run "on the side" of your current job and long term scale into a full time operation. You can also hire a general manager as you grow the number of locations you have and still keep your current job if desired. This is a low total investment franchise within a very recession resistant industry. Great Clips is the largest hair salon brand in all of America and has wonderful technology for the franchisee, salon manager and the customer.

What Does a Great Clips Hair Salon Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Great Clips Hair Salon, you'll need to have at least liquid capital of $50,000 and a minimum net worth of $300,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $137,000 - $259,000. They also offer financing via 3rd party as well as a discount for veterans. *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $50,000
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Net Worth: $300,000
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Total Investment: $137,000 - $259,000
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: YES

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 4200+
Home Office: Minneapolis, MN
Year Founded: 1982
Franchising Since: 1983

The Great Clips Advantage

  • A stable, recession-resistant, manager-run business
  • Keep your day job while building salons
  • Relatively low investment and a growing industry
  • Over 30 years of growth and owner support

Our Brand And History

Brand Muscle 30 Years in the making

At Great Clips, we have taken great pride to establish our name brand over the past 30 years. Starting with a single salon, we've worked hard to create a salon brand that provides customers with incredible convenience, affordability and a consistent, high-quality experience.

Technology And Innovation

Staying a step ahead

One of the many reasons Great Clips has surpassed our industry competitors is due to our technological innovations, which have not only lead to a more convenient and satisfying experience for our customers, but has placed us on the forefront of the future of the industry.

Support And Training

We're in this together

Starting a Great Clips franchise comes with 24/7 support, not only from our experienced staff and proprietary software, but the network of Great Clips owners as well. We help our Great Clips owners staff, train, and market their salons while also providing constant support.

Community Outreach

Great Clips loves to give back

Throughout our history, Great Clips has continuously strengthened its relationship within the communities we serve through various charitable actions, including raising money for selected causes, such as our own Great Needs, Great Deeds program.

Ideal Candidate

Our ideal franchise candidate is someone who has the desire and time to manage a salon manager, is financially qualified, will be involved and engaged. Someone that is focused on growing the business, finding the next location, what stylist will be the next manager, marketing, and a desire to grow into multiple units will do well in this franchise.

More Information

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Great Clips Hair Salon has received the following awards and acknowledgements:

#1 Brand in Hair Care in the USA


Great Clips Hair Salon is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Florida, Iowa, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia

Interested parties should have at least $50,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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