Scissors & Scotch

Scissors & Scotch is the grooming experience every man deserves - where traditional barbering and modern spa services meet your favorite watering hole.

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Scissors & Scotch

Scissors & Scotch Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Scissors & Scotch provides a badass grooming experience for men, and now a kickass business opportunity for franchisees. In 2015, Scissors & Scotch launched with six employees and one shop. Since then, we've grown to thousands of members across several states. We're growing fast, and we're looking for franchisees to join in on the action. Don't get us wrong - we love sandwiches, coffee, and convenience stores. But when you franchise with Scissors & Scotch, you have a direct impact on the confidence and good spirits of guys everywhere.

Company Details

Franchise website

Consumer website

Established: 2015

First Unit Franchised: 2017

Franchised Units: 8

Company Owned Units: 2

States Registered In: all states except Alaska, California, Hawaii, North Dakota and Rhode Island

Canada Franchises: Open to Canadian Expansion

International Franchises: Open to International Expansion

Support and Training Offered By Scissors & Scotch


Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: No

Also provided as part of our project management package: market/customer/competitor analysis, licensing assistance, shop and signage design, GC bid coordination, procurement, initial inventory ordering


Our operator training consists of two parts: (i) the guided self-study portion, through our online program and operations manual, and (ii) a 3-day, in-person portion, conducted by our leadership team at our home base in Kansas City.

For the first shop in every new market, our leadership team will also travel to your shop and assist with initial staff training. Our Director of Grooming operations and/or certified trainers will lead stylist/barber training. The rest of our team will lead culture and lounge training.

From there, every stylist and barber, regardless of location, goes through our industry-leading training and onboarding program.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Scissors & Scotch Franchise.

What does a Scissors & Scotch Franchise Cost?

Scissors & Scotch franchise fees for 2022:

Total Investment: $389,300 to $665,000

Minimum Net Worth: $1 Million

Franchise Fee: $50k (first unit); $40k (each subsequent unit). We're looking for candidates that are interested in a minimum of 3 shops.

Total Fees: 6.00% (first 6 months) and 8.50% (after), made up of:

  • Royalty fee: 4.00% (first 6 months), 6.50% (after)
  • Brand Building Fund (Ad) fee: 2.00%

Average Number of Employees: 15

Item 19: Yes

Visa Candidates: No

Passive Ownership: Case-by-case

Home Based: No

B2B: No

Master Franchise Opportunities: Not within the U.S., but opportunites available internationally

Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Scissors & Scotch a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Scissors & Scotch 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 Scissors & Scotch a Home Based franchise?

No. Scissors & Scotch is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Scissors & Scotch Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Scissors & Scotch franchisees make. Scissors & Scotch offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Scissors & Scotch a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Scissors & Scotch is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Scissors & Scotch Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Scissors & Scotch franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Scissors & Scotch Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Scissors & Scotch franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Scissors & Scotch Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Scissors & Scotch franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Scissors & Scotch Looking for International franchisees?

No. Scissors & Scotch franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Hair Care & Beauty Salons, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Scissors & Scotch Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Scissors & Scotch franchises for sale. We may have Scissors & Scotch 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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