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Cost Cutters Family Hair Care
#385 Franchise 500| Family hair salons

Cost Cutters Family Hair Care
Family hair salons

About
Founded

1982

Franchising Since

1982 (36 Years)

Corporate Address

7201 Metro Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55439

CEO

Hugh Sawyer

Parent Company

Regis

Ticker Symbol

rgs

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$139,430 - $290,200

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$29,500 - $29,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

4%

Financing Options

Cost Cutters Family Hair Care has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

$2,500 rebate on first-store franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

On-The-Job Training:

46.5 hours

Classroom Training:

24 hours

Additional Training:

As needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

6 - 8

Cost Cutters Family Hair Care is ranked #385 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
In 1963, Joe Francis opened the first The Barbers Hairstyling for Men salon in Minnesota. Five years later, the salons began styling women's hair.

In 1982, Francis diversified even more, founding family salon Cost Cutters. Twelve Cost Cutters centers opened that first year, and six years later, the 300th salon opened. Today, Cost Cutters is owned by Regis Corporation, a Minneapolis-based company that also franchises a host of other hair salons, including City Looks, Supercuts, Pro-Cuts, Magicuts and First Choice Haircutters.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $139,430 High - $290,200
Units
-5.1%-33 UNITS (1 Year) -12.2%-86 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 7th, 2017