Military Times today announced its "Best for Vets": Franchises 2016 rankings. Georgetown, Texas-based Sport Clips Haircuts, the nation’s largest sports-themed hair care provider dedicated to men and boys, is ranked #5 among 42 franchise concepts.
The organization comprising Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times and Marine Corps Times focused on financial incentives, brand performance and policies that cater to veterans and reservists when conducting and scoring the "Best for Vets": Franchises survey, a highly respected,100+-question analysis of a franchise’s efforts to provide veterans an environment for success.
“As with all of the 'Best for Vets' rankings, 'Best for Vets': Franchises is an editorially independent news project that evaluates the many factors that make an organization a good fit for military veterans and spouses,” said Amanda Miller, editor of Military Times’ "Best for Vets" rankings and special editions.
Military Times’ series of "Best for Vets" survey-based rankings includes colleges, career & technical colleges, business schools, franchises, employers, law enforcement and places to live.
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.