“I have never seen a kid who didn’t want to get his hair cut as much as Tommy.” Bob Farster, Pigtails & Crewcuts owner of the children’s salon in Glenview, IL, smiled recalling the experience one of his long-time customers had while conquering his fear of getting his hair cut. Since Tommy started coming into […]
Children's hair salon franchise
The Complete Guide to Opening a Children’s Hair Salon Franchise
The hair care industry is constantly growing. The number of hair salon businesses in 2019 came in at 972,000 units, according to a market research report from IBIS World. Children’s hair salons are a niche in the general market, but they make up at least 10 percent of the overall annual industry revenue. With consumers […]
How We’re Helping Pigtails & Crewcuts Franchisees Plan Ahead to Bounce Back Stronger Than Ever
Over the coming weeks, the economic landscape is expected to go through a deliberate transition from nearly nationwide shelter-in-place orders to a gradual easing of social distancing norms. The decision is being made by leaders at the state level to gradually allow businesses to open their doors to customers after several weeks of being closed […]
What Should I Know About Hair Salon Franchises?
Whether you’re a first-time entrepreneur or veteran investor, joining a successful franchise brand is a smart and gratifying business decision. You get to experience the rewards of opening your own business with the backing of a tried-and-tested operating model and ongoing support from the franchisor, as well as a network of your fellow franchisees. However, […]
How We’re Supporting Our Franchisees through this Challenging Period
The Coronavirus pandemic has impacted people and businesses around the world. For franchise owners, the support of a franchisor during these once-in-a-lifetime circumstances makes all the difference. At Pigtails & Crewcuts, our team is doing all we can to ensure our franchisees are set up for success during and after the COVID-19 outbreak. “The current […]
The Psychology of Children’s Hair Salon Interior Design
A whopping 93 percent of purchasing decisions are made based on visual appearance. For a service-based business such as a children’s hair salon, that means a fresh, engaging, and recognizable interior design is essential to long-term success. A retail location’s layout, furnishings, and color scheme all need to play off one another perfectly to achieve […]
Multi-Unit Franchisee Builds Community with Her Pigtails & Crewcuts Salons
As the owner of two Pigtails & Crewcuts salons at the time, multi-unit franchisee Jennifer Tribble knew what to expect when she decided to open her third store in the Orlando area – and she was eager to get started. Located in Dr. Phillips, Winter Springs and now Lake Nona, Jennifer’s Pigtails & Crewcuts franchises […]
What Are the Steps to Owning Your Own Children’s Hair Salon Franchise?
Kid’s haircut services accounted for 10 percent of the general salon market at the start of the millennium, and the untapped potential within each market continues to attract new franchises and independent salons alike. However, starting a new business – even a franchise with a proven business model – can be a daunting venture. Knowing […]
Are Kids Haircut Franchises Profitable?
Entrepreneurs continue to seek out opportunities to take their cut of the $64 billion hair care industry. The average hair salon owner in the United States generates about $245,000 in revenue each year, touting a higher profit margin than businesses in other verticals. Additionally, the average salon business profit margin continues to increase annually, with […]
Why We’re Growing Our Children’s Hair Salon Franchise in the Southeast
The southeast region of the United States is not only home to Pigtails & Crewcuts headquarters, it’s also home to millions of families — and growing. There are more than 61.8 million people currently living in the region, with a growth rate that would exceed any of the top five largest countries in the world. […]