Beth Nilssen
January 22, 2024 / Company News

Rinse and repeat: We’re #1!

Excuse the pun, but never has the expression “rinse and repeat” been more appropriate! Seven years in a row—that’s how long Great Clips has been the highest-rated hair-care brand in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®.


Great Clips® has been ranked #35 overall and #1 in the hair-care category in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s most comprehensive franchise ranking. Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the Franchise 500® ranked the walk-in hair salon brand for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power.


What about our competitors?

No humble brag here: The next closest hair-care category competitor in the ranking was Sport Clips at #44. Neither Supercuts, ranked #431 last year, nor Fantastic Sams was included on the list this year.


Where’s the proof?

Entrepreneur comes up with its franchise rankings based on what they call the Five Pillars of the Franchise 500:


·         Costs & fees

·         Support

·         Size & growth

·         Brand strength

·         Financial strength & stability


Working together: Franchisor and franchisees

“We appreciate Entrepreneur’s recognition of Great Clips’ continuous strength as a brand with the #1 in category ranking for the seventh year in a row,” said Steve Hockett, CEO of Great Clips, Inc. “We are even more appreciative of our 700+ franchisees across the U.S. and Canada for their hard work and dedication to building and maintaining the Great Clips brand over the last 42 years."


So what?

What does this mean to someone like you who’s thinking about investing in a Great Clips franchised hair salon? It means you’re partnering with a consistent leader that’s been around for 40-plus years. Those years mean something: Great Clips is a brand with staying power. You can find out if Great Clips is right for you here.


Start the process of being part of a No. 1-ranked franchise by giving me a call today. I’d love to talk with you.


Beth Nilssen

Director of Franchise Development | Great Clips, Inc.
800-947-1143 | [email protected]

Beth Nilssen By Beth Nilssen on January 22, 2024
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