Franchise: Fantastic Sams Cut & Color

Initial Investment
LOW:$145,362
HIGH: $317,006
Change in Units
-3.6% -40 UNITS (1 Year)
-8.6% -102 UNITS (3 Years)

Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media
Regional Media

Training Onsite: ongoing

Training at headquarters: 3-5 days

Additional Training: At regional office

Number of employees required to run: 8

About Fantastic Sams Cut & Color

Sam M. Ross started Fantastic Sams in July 1974, and the company began franchising in 1976, marketing its "fixed fee" system and "no appointment necessary" concept. The franchisor has full-service, family hair-care salons throughout the U.S. and Canada. In addition to cuts, perms and coloring services, Fantastic Sams sells its own line of shampoos, conditioners and styling aids for men and women.

Founded

1974

Franchising Since

1976 (41 Years)

Corporate Address

500 Cummings Center, #1100 Beverly, MA 01915

CEO

Linda Chadwick

Parent Company

Dessange Group North America

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: See List

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$145,362 - $317,006

Net-worth Requirement

$300,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$70,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

Varies

Ad Royalty Fee

$142/wk.

Financing Options

Fantastic Sams Cut & Color has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


25% off franchise fee

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Updated: July 1st, 2017

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