In the News

September, 2012. Pigtails & Crewcuts in Charlotte, North Carolina (Blakeney) receives the “Asperkids Seal of Awesomeness” by author and advocate Jennifer Cook O’Toole, who is a customer of the salon. The award recognizes the salon’s attentiveness to kids with special needs.

September, 2012. Baton Rouge Parents Magazine has named Pigtails & Crewcuts “Best Children’s Hair Salon in the City.” This is the salon’s fifth year to receive the honor.

August, 2012. The newest Pigtails & Crewcuts opened this month in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Owned by a mother-father-daughter team, the salon is a welcome addition in Tennessee.

August, 2012. In late July, Pigtails & Crewcuts’ Owner Wade Brannon published the “Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Opening a Salon.” The piece, which included insights he’s gleaned from overseeing more than 300 business openings, was a smashing success. More than 100 media outlets published the piece, including the San Francisco Chronicle, Digital Journal, Yahoo! News and more.

July 20, 2012. Pigtails & Crewcuts announced the launch of the “Cool Gear All Year” promotion. This back-to-school campaign rewards parents who purchase 10 Haircuts Value Packs before September 30 by entering them in a drawing to win monthly $50 Visa gift cards throughout the 2012-2013 school year.

June 21, 2012. “Forty Under 40 Event Honors Pigtails & Crewcuts Honolulu Owner Brian Yonehara.” The Pacific Business News also published a profile of salon owner Yonehara to coincide with the award.

June 15, 2012. “Father’s Day Special: Stay-at-Home Dad Makes it Work.” American Express Open Forum publishes a Q & A with Bob Farster, who owns two Pigtails & Crewcuts in Illinois, about what it’s like to be a dad and run two franchise businesses.

May 29, 2012. “Pigtails & Crewcuts a Salon for the Family.” Chicago Sun-Times profiles a Chicagoland businessman who owns two salon franchises.

May 21, 2012. “New Hair Salon in Westminster Caters to Special-Needs Kids.” The Denver Post profiles the Westminster Pigtails & Crewcuts, which caters to all children.

April 17, 2012. “Pigtails & Crewcuts Donates Portion of Proceeds to Benefit Autistic Children.” interviews the owner of a Roswell, Georgia salon during Autism Awareness Month benefit.

June 1, 2011. “3 Maumelle Girls Donate 9 Ponytails to Locks of Love.Little Rock Family features the Little Rock, Arkansas Pigtails & Crewcuts’ dedication to Locks of Love.

May 4, 2010. “Top 10 Birthday Day Chains for Kid Birthdays.” names Pigtails & Crewcuts among the top party spots for children.