Snip-Its Franchise

Last Updated on August 3, 2012 by DeanR

Snip-Its Franchise Information

Snip-Its is a franchise for a business providing hair-cuts for children. It was founded in 1995 and started franchising in 2003. It was created by Joanna Meiseles when she was looking for a salon that is for children.

To her dismay, most would refuse to attend to a child who moves a lot. If not that, the salon is not clean enough for a child or they don’t have anything different to help entertain the child. This was when she decided to put a business that answers to all these needs. She wanted to create a good experience for the children and parents alike, a place where children would be entertained and enjoy the haircut and the parent not having to be frustrated with crying children.

She also formulated a hair care line that is all natural and especially designed for kids. It took her two years to research, plan, and develop the location that was first opened in Framingham, Massachusetts. Meiseles is has a background in entertainment being a daughter to a producer and a granddaughter to Jack Benny. She realized the use of her entertainment background to make her concept work. She believed that an entertained child is the key to getting them through a haircut session. They now have 65 locations in the United States and one location that is company owned.

What services and products do they have at Snip-Its?

They have different haircuts for boys, girls, specialty like beaded braids and color streaks, and the trend collection like cotton candy haircut which is their term for a pixie haircut.

Their Spa Style Treats, they call it Shimmer, Sparkle, and Glow and includes Hair Wraps, Cornrow Braids & Beads, Nail Designs, Glitter & Glitz, Mini Manis, and Make-Up Application. For hair care products, they have Burstin’ Bubbles Shampoo & Body Wash, Burstin’ Bubbles Shampoo & Body Wash, Swimmer’s Solution Clarifying Shampoo, Tangy Apple 3-in-1 Conditioning Shampoo, No Yellin’ Melon Créme Conditioner, Silky Smooth Conditioning Rinse, Tangle Tamer Detangling Spray, Morning Miracle Mousse Styling Spray, Funky Spiker Super Hold Styling Gel, and Sparkle Spritz Shining Mist. For birthday parties, they have themes like Glamour Party, Style-A-Doll Party, Spa Party, Hollywood Party, and Rock Star Party.

Cost and requirements on running a Snip-Its franchise

You need to have a net worth of $250,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $50,000. Expect to be investing about $127,000 to $274,000. The cost of Snip-Its franchise fee is $25,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 5.5%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement. You will need about 10 to 11 employees to run one location. They allow absentee ownership.

What is included in franchise package?

There will be five days training at the headquarters and three to four days at your location. You will be provided a toll free phone number and assistance at the grand opening. You will also be given access to the internet. Expect to be attending meetings and receiving occasional field evaluations. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks and co-op advertising.

Snip-Its Contact Details

You may reach them at:

Address: 6409 City West Parkway Suite 205A Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (877) 764-7487

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