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2017

Dad Opens Snip-its Kid-Friendly Salon In Bellevue 425 MAGAZINE
As an aspiring entrepreneur and the father of a 4-year-old girl, Duc Quan realized that Seattle didn’t have enough indoor play spaces for the rainy winter months and set out to solve the conundrum himself. Unfortunately, Quan soon found that real estate with the ample parking and the interior dimensions he needed just couldn’t be found in Seattle. A bit dejected, Quan searched for other kid-focused businesses and came across a children’s salon franchise called Snip-its.

Quan said Snip-its resonated with him as a parent; not only did it have a vibrantly colorful atmosphere with a bubbly cartoon scissors mascot, but Snip-its also offered haircuts and other spa services like manicures, pedicures, facials, and ear piercing services specifically aimed at young children.... View PDF
Mommy Bloggers Are a Great Champion For Our Snip-its Franchisees by Snip-its
Our franchisees customers might be kids, but mom's are making the decision to bring their kids into the salon for haircuts and other services. To drive awareness, we provide our franchisees with all the tools and resources to reach busy mom's online - where they live! Here's a recent example of keeping the Snip-its brand name in front of our decision-makers and helping our franchisees increase local awareness! ... Read More

2016

How One Mom Turned A Kid’s Haircut Into A Booming Small Business FORBES
Joanna Meiseles wanted her son's first haircut to be memorable. Her plan was to videotape and savor the moment that her baby's gentle, golden curls fell to the floor for the first time. Imagine her surprise when she took him to a local family-style hair salon and nobody wanted her business. ... View PDF
How This Women’s Young Daughter Inspired Her To Change Careers ENTREPRENEUR
Jill Raedels wouldn’t have her current franchise -- Snip-its, a haircutting place for kids -- if it weren’t for her daughter Piper.

Piper was ready for her first haircut in 2010 when they were visiting family in Greenville, S.C. Raedels planned to take Piper, 2 at the time, to the Snip-its she’d driven past many times before, but the salon was closed that day.

“We ended up at an adult salon, later that week, in our home location of Lexington [S.C.],” Raedels explains. “After that less-than-fun experience, we (Raedels and her husband) discussed the need for a kid’s salon in our area. The next day, it must’ve been fate, because there just happened to be a conference call for potential new franchisees, which we joined and thereby started our journey.”... View PDF
Kid-friendly salon turns the dreaded haircut into an adventure FRANCHISE TIMES
It’s inevitable: 1.) Hair grows; 2.) a stranger coming at you with scissors is a scary event for most young children and a hassle for their parent. Which is why Snip-its is taking the pathos out of a child’s haircut for the parent and instilling a sense of adventure in the child. ... View PDF