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Founded: 1982

Great Clips, Inc. was established in 1982 in Minneapolis. Today, Great Clips has more than 3,800 salons throughout the United States and Canada, making it the world's largest salon brand.

Great Clips® has been ranked #23 overall and #1 in the Hair Care category in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®.
January 12th, 2022
Great Clips salons across the United States will show their continued appreciation for veteran and active military service members by offering free haircuts on Veterans Day for the ninth consecutive year.
November 2nd, 2021
Great Clips, Inc. unveiled its first ever March Madness-themed marketing campaign in support of the brand’s NCAA partnership.
March 17th, 2021
Great Clips, Inc., today announced a new strategic partnership with Fan Controlled Football (FCF), the only professional sports league that empowers fans to call the plays in real-time.
February 10th, 2021
For the eighth consecutive year, Great Clips salons across the United States will show their appreciation for retired and active military service members by offering free haircuts on Veterans Day.
October 27th, 2020
Customers across the U.S. now have a Great Clips salon open in their state with the opening of new salon locations in Maine, Louisiana and Vermont this year.
September 30th, 2020
Great Clips®, the world’s largest salon brand, today announced the launch of the GreatCare Promise.
July 29th, 2020
Great Clips is enhancing its industry-leading Online Check-In with the launch of new ReadyNext text alerts.
June 25th, 2020
We care about your health and making you feel comfortable visiting your local Great Clips salon.
March 30th, 2020
Great Clips®, the “Official Hair Salon of the NHL,” today launched “Legendhairy Lineup,” a new and enhanced interactive campaign that embraces and celebrates the best #HockeyHair styles from across the NHL®.
March 10th, 2020
More than 1,600 Great Clips salons participated in the 2019 Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® fundraising campaign.
March 2nd, 2020
For the seventh consecutive year, Great Clips salons across the U.S. are showing appreciation for active and retired military service members this Veterans Day, Nov. 11.
October 29th, 2019
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Great Clips®, the world’s largest salon brand, recently announced that up to $400,000 USD will be donated to over 100 deserving schools across the U.S. and Canada as a result of the company’s Back-to-School campaign.
September 9th, 2019
Steve Hockett, CEO of Great Clips, Inc., has won a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award honoring the top CEOs in 2019.
June 24th, 2019
Great Clips, Inc., the world’s largest salon brand, the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced a new multiyear partnership.
April 11th, 2019
Great Clips, Inc., the world’s largest salon brand, announced that they are the official retail salon sponsor of the X Games in 2019, which includes X Games Aspen and X Games Minneapolis.
January 25th, 2019
Great Clips, Inc., the world’s largest salon brand, was ranked in the top 10 of Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500® list for the second consecutive year.
January 16th, 2019
Great Clips, Inc. once again celebrates Veterans Day by thanking those who have served in our military with a free haircut for Veterans and active duty military at any Great Clips salon across the United States.
November 7th, 2018
Great Clips, Inc. is proud to be named the Official Hair Salon of the NHL® as part of a partnership with the National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) for the 2018 Stanley Cup® Playoffs.
May 2nd, 2018
Great Clips, Inc. is kicking off March Madness by rewarding two lucky college basketball fans with a pair of tickets and travel and accommodations to the 2018 NCAA Final Four, held in San Antonio, Texas.
March 8th, 2018
Great Clips has always worked to strengthen the people and communities it serves through its Great Deeds® platform.
March 7th, 2018
Great Clips, Inc., the world’s largest salon brand, announces $1.4 billion in systemwide revenue in 2017, with projections of $1.5 billion in 2018.
March 2nd, 2018
Local software engineer Eric Ha and his wife Dieu Ha announced the opening of their third Great Clips Salon in the Santa Clara community.
February 14th, 2018
Today, technology executive and Silicon Valley veteran Ray Solnik opens a new Great Clips salon on Osgood Road.
February 8th, 2018
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Great Clips recently ranked in Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking.
January 11th, 2018
Great Clips announced a sponsorship with three-time Winter X Games gold medalist and U.S. Olympic freeskier Bobby Brown.
January 9th, 2018
Great Clips will continue its commitment to supporting veteran causes by renewing its sponsorship of “Operation: Fishing Freedom,” a TV show that is part fishing show, part historical documentary.
December 11th, 2017
Great Clips, Inc. today announced Lisa Hake as their new Vice President of Marketing & Communications.
July 19th, 2017
The results are in and Great Clips salons across the U.S. raised over $640,000 to benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals during their latest Miracle Balloon campaign.
March 10th, 2017
Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen accepted the Bonny LeVine award on Jan. 31, 2017, at the International Franchise Association's 57th Annual Convention in Las Vegas, Nevada.
February 17th, 2017

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