Each year, Entrepreneur Magazine releases its Franchise 500 List® which is an accolade that every franchise should strive to achieve. Franchises are evaluated on five criteria to be considered including cost and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability. Based on those standards and the data provided, Pigtails […]
What’s the Outlook for Commercial Real Estate for Franchise Owners?
Once you’ve signed your franchise agreement, the next step is to think about and look for the perfect commercial real estate location. COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the real estate market due to the unfortunate circumstances of businesses being forced to close their doors for good, making pricing extremely low for potential business […]
What Are the Benefits of Owning a Franchise?
Once you’ve decided to stop working for someone else, the first thing to decide is whether you should join a franchise business or start completely from scratch with your own idea. Not to worry, we’ve provided a list of the benefits for franchise ownership. Here some of the top advantages of owning a franchise. Skipping […]
Multi-Unit Salon Franchise Owners Jump at an Unexpected Opportunity
When Kay and Evan Carroll started bringing their son into the local Pigtails & Crewcuts back in 2011, they had no idea they would eventually become multi-unit salon franchise owners. They now own three Pigtails & Crewcuts children’s hair salons in the greater Charlotte, NC area. Unexpected Opportunities In 2016, Evan was running his own […]
Our Kid’s Haircut Franchise on Track to Double the Number of Locations
As of 2019, Pigtails & Crewcuts has expanded into 23 states with 62 locations. We currently have 61 new salons in development, which will almost double the amount of operating locations. This includes four new Georgia locations, one of which – Buford – will open later this year. We’ve seen tremendous growth this year, and […]
Tax Benefits are Available if You Invest in Franchising by Year End
Tax season is upon us! Although income taxes aren’t due until April 15, the cut off for deductions is December 31. Everyone loves finding an opportunity to benefit from their taxes rather than owing more money, so why not consider making a change in your life and career that could offer the advantage of a […]
Meet Hannah Swanson!
When you call the Pigtails & Crewcuts franchise office, you will likely be greeted by the friendly voice of Hannah Swanson. Hannah has an extensive background working with children. She previously taught at an accredited Preschool in the Atlanta metro and has over fifteen years’ experience as an educator and care-giver combined. Hannah joined the […]
With more than 25 years of experience in the childcare and franchise industries, Theresa Underwood leads our Franchise Support team. Prior to joining Pigtails & Crewcuts in 2012, Theresa served as the Director of Franchise Support and Operations for a large childcare franchising company, providing support for operations, marketing, staffing, and customer service. Those skills […]
The Pigtails & Crewcuts Difference: Shear Excellence
The Pigtails & Crewcuts Franchise Support team makes regular visits to salons each year to provide training and other operational support for our franchisees and their staff. This includes an annual quality assurance visit called Shear Excellence, in which salons are rated based on a specific set of criteria. Each Shear Excellence visit allows our […]
Michelle Holliman is the Vice President of Franchise Development at Pigtails & Crewcuts. She has worked in the franchising industry for more than 20 years, spending time working for the parent companies of well-known brands such as Heavenly Ham, HoneyBaked Ham, Moe’s Southwest Grill, Planet Smoothie and P.J.’s Coffee before joining Pigtails & Crewcuts. Michelle […]