Sport Clips, Inc.

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Investment Info
  • Startup Costs
    $189,300 - $354,500
  • Cash Required
    $200,000
  • Net Worth Required
    $400,000
Company Stats
  • Year Founded
    1993
  • Franchising
    1995
  • Locations
    1612
  • Franchisees
    500

Sport Clips Haircuts is a winning concept – a great haircut experience for men and boys’ in a sports-themed environment, at a reasonable price. We offer relaxing amenities and our signature service, the MVP Experience, is a 20-minute, no-appointment necessary session that includes a precision haircut, steamed towel, invigorating massaging shampoo, and relaxing neck and shoulder treatment.

For entrepreneurs looking to build a business, Sport Clips offers a multi-unit, lifestyle franchise.  Sport Clips franchise owners set their own schedules based on the need.  Typically, owners will spend 12 to 15 hours per week on a store once it is opened.  Our semi-absentee business model allows owners to invest in a business and hire a manager to run the day-to-day business while keeping their current job and building a Sport Clips business for the future.

Transition to full time business ownership is usually around 3-5 open stores.  The concept is also highly scalable (our largest franchisee recently reached 50 stores open) and has a relatively low investment level of $189,300 - $354,500 per store.

Start-up requirements are relatively low — $200,000 liquid with $400,000 in net worth and a commitment to expand to multiple units. Sport Clips offers a 20 percent discount to qualified veterans.
 
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Ideal Franchisee Profile 

We look for candidates with strong managerial and communication skills, and who enjoy working with, and developing, people and marketing their store.  You do well in Sport Clips if you have a good sense of humor and are good at having fun.  On a disk assessment we would look for dominance, drive, and a good dose of social mixed in.  Franchisees will work with the manager and oversee multiple units.  Your primary responsibility is to market your business and drive sales.

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Why Men’s Hair Care? 

  • Most efficient segment of the haircutting industry; with no chemicals, easier-to-execute haircuts, and lower inventories
  • Employees are licensed cosmetologists or barbers on a base hourly rate plus incentive compensation
  • Recession-resistant – in good times and bad, hair grows
  • Stable, all-cash business with no receivables
  • Minimal inventory and no waste – unlike a restaurant franchise, nothing spoils
  • High loyalty and stability with clients returning every 3-4 weeks

 

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Why Should You Choose Sport Clips? 

Industry Leader Supporting You Every Step of the Way

  • Established in 1993, Sport Clips Haircuts began franchising in 1995 and is the leading men’s and boys’ haircut franchise in North America with 1,600+ stores open and the only hair care concept operating in all 50 states, plus five provinces in Canada.

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Responsible Growth Plan 

  • A responsible growth plan, adding 150-170 locations each year while maintaining high standards for sites and franchisees. The franchise system has 80 consecutive quarters of same store sales growth (that’s 20 years!) and has a 4% “franchise continuity rate”, (as defined by FRANdata) over the past five years – search GoogleTM to find out!

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Strong Leadership & Commitment to Franchisee Satisfaction

  • Overall Sport Clips franchisees rate their personal enjoyment 4.3 out of 5. Source:  FranchiseBusinessREVIEW Satisfaction Report

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Great Ways to Give Back To Your Community  

  • Giving back to our nation’s veterans has always been an integral part of Sport Clips endeavors. Sport Clips is the “Official Haircutter” of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), offers veterans preferential pricing on haircuts and franchises, and was named a “Best for Vets: Franchises” by Military Times.

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Can you imagine your life as a Sport Clips owner? 

We are expanding rapidly, with priority growth markets in California, Michigan, New England States and New York.  Additional markets available.  Build a solid future with a strong work-life balance and financial independence as a Sport Clips franchisee!

 

Nicole works closely with FBR clients to ensure their research needs are met – customizing research efforts, answering franchisee questions, and helping franchisors analyze and understand their results. Outside of work, Nicole enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and as much as she loves sandal weather, looks forward to the winter months with snow.

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