Lemon Tree Hair Salons

Lemon Tree is known for providing high-quality salon services at affordable prices for over 46 years.

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Lemon Tree Hair Salons


Lemon Tree Hair Salons Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Lemon Tree is known for providing high-quality salon services at affordable prices for over 46 years. This attracts a wide clientele and ensures we remain competitive in our markets. Unlike most other salon franchises that focus solely on hair cutting, Lemon Tree provides a full range of professional services and products for the whole family. In partnership with Paul Mitchell, each of our Focus salons offer the latest cutting, styling, hair color, straightening and texturizing, as well as facial waxing.

Company Details

Established: 1974
First Unit Franchised: 1974
Franchised Units: 39
Company Owned Units: 36
States Registered In: Arizona - AZ, Colorado - CO, Connecticut - CT, Delaware - DE, Florida - FL, Georgia - GA, Maine - ME, Massachusetts - MA, Nevada - NV, New Hampshire - NH, New Jersey - NJ, New York - NY, North Carolina - NC, Ohio - OH, Pennsylvania - PA, Rhode Island - RI, South Carolina - SC, Texas - TX, Vermont - VT, Virginia - VA, West Virginia - WV
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Lemon Tree Hair Salons

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: No
Training: Our Training Program is comprehensive and robust.  Franchisees attend initial training, as well as ongoing training in topics that include, but are not limited to: 

  • Personnel Management
  • Customer Relations
  • Merchandising and Marketing
  • Inventory Control
  • Product Purchase
  • In Salon Management

Together with our partner Paul Mitchell Systems, we employ a Multi-level Training approach using the following techniques:

  • Classroom
  • Virtual
  • eLearning
  • Hands on
  • Blended Learning

Our Franchisee Operations Site contains a video learning portal that ensures 24/7 access to training topics, as well as Operations and Marketing information and materials.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Lemon Tree Hair Salons Franchise.

What does a Lemon Tree Hair Salons Franchise Cost?

Lemon Tree Hair Salons franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $100,000
Total Investment: $161,206-$232,572
Minimum Net Worth: $220,000
Franchise Fee: $32,500; 2 units $49,900; 3 units on $59,900; $10,000 for each additional unit
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 120 weekly
Item 19: Yes
Average Number of Employees: 6
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home-Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Lemon Tree Hair Salons a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Lemon Tree Hair Salons is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Lemon Tree Hair Salons a Home Based franchise?

No. Lemon Tree Hair Salons is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Lemon Tree Hair Salons Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Lemon Tree Hair Salons franchisees make. Lemon Tree Hair Salons offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Lemon Tree Hair Salons a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Lemon Tree Hair Salons is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Lemon Tree Hair Salons Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Lemon Tree Hair Salons franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Lemon Tree Hair Salons Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Lemon Tree Hair Salons franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Lemon Tree Hair Salons Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Lemon Tree Hair Salons franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Lemon Tree Hair Salons Looking for International franchisees?

No. Lemon Tree Hair Salons franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Lemon Tree Hair Salons's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Hair Care & Beauty Salons, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

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Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Lemon Tree Hair Salons Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Lemon Tree Hair Salons franchises for sale. We may have Lemon Tree Hair Salons franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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