“We celebrate each store opening, and we’ve reached a true milestone with this one – opening Sport Clips in our 50th U.S. state,” says Gordon Logan, founder and CEO of Sport Clips. “Our first store opened in Austin, Texas in 1993, so to see the emergence of Sport Clips in new states over the past 20 years has been both exciting and rewarding. We couldn’t have done it without Sport Clips’ skilled and dedicated team members, franchisees and support team members.”
With close to 1,400 locations operating across the U.S. and Canada, and only five store closings since 2010, Sport Clips continues as a leading franchise business investment opportunity.
Sport Clips offers its clients:
- A fresh take on haircare services, featuring the “MVP Experience” that includes a precision haircut, massaging shampoo, hot steamed towel treatment, and neck and shoulder massage.
- Stylists who specialize in haircare for men and boys and who stay up to date on the latest trends.
- Large, flat-screen televisions playing sports programming at each haircut station and in the lobby, as well as reading materials like Sports Illustrated.
- Affordable luxuries like massaging and heated shampoo chairs.
- Haircut services without an appointment – walk-ins are welcome.
Prior to becoming Maine’s first Sport Clips franchisee, Dennis Guerrette worked in corporate finance for IBM and Procter & Gamble, and later as a chief financial officer for three firms in Maine. He credits his brothers with giving him the “entrepreneurial bug”, which led him to pursue franchising. “In 2014, my three business partners and I were researching franchise concepts and considered Sport Clips because my brother and his son had such a great haircut experience at a location in Arizona. They were won over and after trying it for myself, I was too,” says Guerrette. “We feel strongly that ‘Mainers’ in Bangor will appreciate the 'MVP Experience' and great value. We’re looking forward to introducing clients to all we have to offer!”
Guerrette holds 10 Sport Clips licenses for Maine and New Hampshire, and has plans to open additional locations in Portland, Biddeford, Augusta-Waterville and Topsham-Brunswick, and in other communities across the states.
Sport Clips Haircuts is headquartered in Georgetown, Texas. It was established in 1993 by founder and CEO Gordon Logan and started franchising in 1995. The sports-themed haircutting franchise, which specializes in haircuts for men and boys, is ranked by Entrepreneur as one of the Top 10 ”Fastest-Growing Franchises” and ranks 36th in the “Franchise 500.” It is also ranked by FORBES as a “Top Ten Best Franchise” to buy for its investment category. With more than 1,400 Sport Clips stores, new locations open each month in the U.S. and Canada. Sport Clips is the “Official Haircutter” of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), offers veterans preferential pricing on haircuts and franchises, and was named as one of the “2016 Best for Vets: Franchises” by Military Times. Its “Help A Hero” program has raised more than $3 million to help deployed and hospitalized U.S. service members call home through the VFW’s Operation Uplink™ and to provide scholarships for veterans transitioning to a civilian career. Sport Clips is a proud sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards, and partners with numerous NCAA and professional sports teams.