Fantastic Sams Cut & Color
#418 Franchise 500| Hair salons

Fantastic Sams Cut & Color
Hair salons

About
Founded

1974

Franchising Since

1976 (42 Years)

Corporate Address

500 Cummings Center, #1100
Beverly, MA 01915

CEO

Kathie Lee

Parent Company

Dessange Group North America

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$144,862 - $316,006

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

$362+/wk.

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

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

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

ongoing

Classroom Training:

32 hours

Additional Training:

At regional office

Number of Employees Required to Run:

8

Fantastic Sams Cut & Color is ranked #418 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $144,862 High - $316,006
Units
-3.3%-36 UNITS (1 Year) -9.0%-104 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Canada
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 23rd, 2018
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