SmartStyle

The SmartStyle franchise is a chain of hair salons that offer hairstyling, hair cutting, waxing and hair coloring services. In addition to providing a quality service, the brand is conveniently located in Walmart stores, which will drive traffic to your location. Founded in 1996 and franchising since 2016, the franchise how grown to thousands of locations across the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico. The franchise is also looking to further your cosmetology education. All of the brand's employees, franchisees, franchise employees, and their immediate families are eligible for a 20% tuition discount at all Empire Beauty Schools. Look into investing in the SmartStyle franchise today. 

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SmartStyle Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Hair care is important to a person's overall care. When you look good, you feel good about yourself. Not only can you provide a great service with an investment in the hair care industry, but you are doing the great work of making people feel good about themselves. Did you want to get your piece of this booming industry with a great franchise that is located inside Walmart to increase traffic? The SmartStyle franchise will do just that. It is a chain of hair salons that provide hairstyling, hair cutting, waxing and hair coloring services. Location is important to any business, and the franchise is purposefully located in Walmart stores to reach a large amount of customers at a time that is convenient for them. Founded in 1996 and franchising since 2016, the brand has grown to thousands of locations across the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada. This is an attractive franchise opportunity for prospective franchise owners because it has a proven business model, low startup costs and great training from industry professionals. Addiotnally, franchise owners have financing options that will help them start their business. Veterans are also incentivized to franchise with them with a $2,500 rebate on the initial franchise fee of their first location. The franchise is also looking to further your cosmetology education. All of the brand's employees, franchisees, franchise employees, and their immediate families are eligible for a 20% tuition discount at all Empire Beauty Schools. If you are looking to own a low cost franchise that offers great hair care services, then the SmartStyle franchise could be for you.

Company Details

Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota 
Founded: 1996
First Franchise: 2016
Canada: Yes
International: Yes

Support and Training Offered By SmartStyle

In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect classroom training that will provide you with everything that you need to know about running the business. Addiotnally, the franchise offers franchise owners financing options, as well as marketing tools needed to get customers to your business.   

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a SmartStyle Franchise.

What does a SmartStyle Franchise Cost?

SmartStyle franchise fees for 2022:

Initial Investment $178,930 - $305,200
Net Worth Requirement $1,000,000 - $1,200,000
Finance options: Yes
Veterans incentive: Yes
Cash Requirement $150,000 - $250,000
Initial franchise fee: $39,500

Is SmartStyle a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. SmartStyle is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is SmartStyle a Home Based franchise?

No. SmartStyle is not a home based franchise opportunity.

Does SmartStyle Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. SmartStyle franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is SmartStyle Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. SmartStyle franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is SmartStyle Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. SmartStyle franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Hair Care & Beauty Salons, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

Yes

International Franchise Opportunities

Yes

SmartStyle Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing SmartStyle franchises for sale. We may have SmartStyle 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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