- 2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$312K - $561K
- Units as of 2019
1 0.0% over 3 years
About The Lash Loft
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Founder & CEO
Shellyann has a long history in the beauty industry. First, as a make-up artist earlier in life and later as a freelancer in organizational interior design staging homes. She recognized an opportunity to take an up and coming service of the beauty business and to bring it mainstream with style in New York City. Utilizing her excellent skills and eye for designing beautiful interiors, she worked to make her vision became a reality, and as a result, created The Lash Loft in 2013. Shellyann is a founder and CEO of The Lash Loft Inc., which owns the corporate stores, since its inception. She is currently the CEO of The Lash Loft Franchise LLC and The Lash Loft Products LLC, both established in 2019.
AFTER NEARLY A DECADE-LONG REIGN
As Manhattan’s most iconic and high-end lash studio — boasting sales well over double that of the nearest trailing franchise competitor — The Lash Loft is finally expanding out from NYC through a franchise model, by awarding protected territories in each of a select few major US cities.
BEAUTIFUL AND MOBILE RESPONSIVE DIGITAL BOOKING SOLUTION
First impressions matter. Potential customers experience the wow factor the moment they land on the website — whether on the computer or phone. Our Booker.com integration lets customers set up appointments online and, to mitigate loss from cancellations and no-shows, they must both provide their payment information upfront and accept our refund, cancellation, and rescheduling policy in order to book.
A CHIC EXTERIOR AND A RELAXING INTERIOR
When customers arrive, they should be impressed by their surroundings. Cleanliness, a fashionable attention to detail, and a calming atmosphere cultivates immediate customer trust in the top-notch services to come. Furthermore, Instagrammable surroundings have their own ancillary marketing benefits.
ANCILLARY INCOME THROUGH SELLING THE LASH LOFT PRODUCTS IN THE STORE
The Lash Loft has also developed a curated offering of high quality products for franchisees to sell in their stores. It’s not only a great revenue supplement, but it also helps customers maintain their lashes for longer, amplifying long term satisfaction of the services provided.
YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR SUCCESS
That’s why we’ve built a comprehensive training program and use best-in-class processes and vendors to make sure you have the support you need. Franchisees will receive support with:
- Real Estate/ Site Selection
- Store Build-Out/Construction
- Training Systems
- Operational Support
- Marketing and Brand Building
- Vendor and Equipment Selection
- Point of Sale Systems
- Pre-Opening / Grand Opening Support
- Business Consulting
BY THE NUMBERS
Join us Today!
- Franchising Since
- 2019 (2 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- Where seeking
This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.
This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.
- # of Units
- 1 (as of 2019)
- Corporate Address
710 N. Swinton Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Information for Franchisees
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a The Lash Loft franchise.
Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees
Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.
- Initial Franchise Fee
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $312,395 - $560,895
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Net Worth Requirement
Definition: The minimum net worth you must have in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company
What you need to know: Net worth is the value of a person's assets minus liabilities. Assets include cash, stocks, retirement accounts, and real estate. Liabilities include items like mortgages, car payments, and credit card debt.
- Cash Requirement
Definition: The minimum liquid capital you must have available in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company.
- Veteran Incentives
- 10% off franchise fee
Definition: A discount or other incentive offered to military veterans who buy a franchise with this company.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 10 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
Training & Support Offered
Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.
- On-The-Job Training
- Up to 8 hours
- Classroom Training
- 24-37 hours
- Additional Training
- Technician training
- Ongoing Support
Grand OpeningOnline SupportLease NegotiationField OperationsSite SelectionFranchisee Intranet Platform
- Marketing Support
Ad TemplatesSocial MediaWebsite DevelopmentEmail Marketing
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
Definition: Absentee ownership means that the franchisee does not actively work in the franchise business or manage day-to-day operations.
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- # of employees required to run
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
Franchise 500 Ranking History
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