Past news stories featuring Great Clips.
Buzz Cut Challenge events raise more than $6,500 (Legion.org) - In 11 cities across the country, hundreds of people accepted the Buzz Cut Challenge and said goodbye to their hair to raise money to support veterans, servicemembers and their families.
Get a haircut, give a haircut to a veteran (WANE-TV) - Announcing Great Clips' third annual "You Can Thank a Veteran" campaign, which gives customers a meaningful way to thank a veteran in their life on Veterans Day.
Franchise Expert Says Great Clips a Top Ranking Franchise in 2015 (Newswire.com) - Great Clips ranks 37 on Entrepreneur's 2015 Franchise 500 list. Experts cite Great Clips' strong management systems, in depth training for salon staff, and manager-run business model as major highlights for the franchise.
Lisa Colagrossi's sons surprised with visit to ESPN's "Mike and Mike' show (WABC-TV) - Great Clips surprised the son's of beloved New York news reporter Lisa Colagrossi, who passed unexpectedly in March, with a chance to meet their heroes - ESPN's Mike and Mike - as part of the #MoreMinutes campaign.
Cosmetology instructor 'estatic' after winning car (The Mercury) - Bellus Academy instructor Evelyn Conway was the recipient of a new Chevrolet Cruz LS as a part of Great Clips' Cosmetology Educator Appreciation Month.
The long and short of it: An interview with Great Clips (Kim Co Realty blog) - An interview with Great Clips' President Steve Hockett about the company's success and future plans for expansion.
How this Great Clips CEO drove 42 quarters of consecutive sales growth (Smart CEO) - Four tips for successful business transformation from Great Clips' CEO Rhoda Olsen.
Great Clips salon surprises young football player (WECT News) - A Great Clips salon in Mayfair surprised an eight-year-old boy with a check for $500 to help his family cover the cost of his football uniform, gear, and registration for the upcoming school year. #MoreMinutes
Woman donates tickets to kids (Fox 4 Kansas City) - Great Clips franchisee Ruth Ann Grimsley donated opening-day Kansas City Royal's tickets to a family and was featured on the local news for her Great Deed™.
Great Clips introduces New Commercial Spot (Modern Salon) - Q & A with Ann Latendresse, Great Clips' Director of Marketing, about the new Ralphpunzel commercial spots.
Executive of the Year: Great Clips Inc. CEO Rhoda Olsen (Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal) - Great Clips' Rhoda Olsen featured as the Executive of the Year, includes article and video.
Great Clips, Periscope seek laughs and clicks with 'Ralphpunzel' (Star Tribune) - Coverage of Great Clips' new ad campaign featuring Ralphpunzel and his 17-foot-long train of hair as he uses Great Clips' Online Check-In app.
Top Veterans Day Freebies and Deals (U.S. News & World Report) - Highlights Great Clips' Thank a Veteran promotion, which honors veterans with a free haircut on Veterans Day, or gives customers a way to thank a veteran in their life with a free haircut card to redeem by the end of 2014.
Great Clips hits milestone after a close shave during polar vortex (Star Tribune) - Winter weather threatened to snap the company's streak of same-store sales growth just shy of the 10 year mark.
All in the Family for Great Clips (video) (Fox Business News) - Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen on why multi-generational franchises are good for business.
Great Clips: A Franchising Journey (InterBusiness Issues) - Dave Hands shares his journey to financial security by choosing the path of Great Clips franchising.
Snip, Snip, Hooray! (video) (Fox Business News) - Highlighting Great Clips as a recession-proof franchise, noting the company has seen growth for 10 straight years. View an additional video clip previewing the segment.
A Great Look (Retail Merchandiser) - Report on Great Clips' significant investment in data and business intelligence, with advances like Clip Notes® and it's one-of-a-kind Check In app, to give the best customer service possible.
Kindest Cuts: Free Clips of Kindness for Cancer Patients (Caring Bridge Uplift blog) - Great Clips' newest Great DeedsTM program, Clips of Kindness, and how it came to be a company-wide initiative.
Great Clips Aids Cosmetology Students with $1,000 Scholarships (ModernSalon.com) - The wildly successful 2014 Great Clipper Event drew 18,000 cosmetology students to local events at 1,000 schools. Great Clips awarded $1,000 scholarships to 100 lucky students who attended.
Six Low-Cost Franchises with Great Growth Potential (Kiplinger) - Great Clips is highlighted as a prime franchise investment opportunity with continued forecasts for growth.
Revved Up (Post-Bulletin) - Winner of Great Clips' Greatest Weekend Ever sweepstakes, Gary Schumacker, shares his experience of being up close and personal at a NASCAR event and meeting Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Introducing Franchising's Leading Women Executives (Franchise Update) - Rhoda Olsen, Great Clips CEO, is profiled as one of "24 Women at the Top."
Twin Cities CEO Profile: Great Clips' Rhoda Olsen (WCCO-TV) - Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen discusses her keys to successful executive leadership for over 20 years.
New Great Clips President Didn't Let Failed Salon Diminish Passion for the Brand (Star Tribune) - President Steve Hockett rose from former owner of failed salon to president of the company.
Face Time: Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen (Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal) - Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen talks corporate culture, steady growth and the power of pancakes.
Great Clips Plans At Least 250 New Salons in 2014 (Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal) - Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen shares big plans for the company this year.
Great Clips Names New Executives (Women's Wear Daily) - Great Clips announces new executives, including President Steve Hockett and Chief Operating Officer Rob Goggins.
Great Clips Breaks $1 Billion Mark by Sticking to the Basics (MinnPost) - Great Clips passes revenue milestone by knowing what works for customers and doing it well.
Gritty and Great: Candid Business Advice from Great Clips CEO (Star Tribune) - Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen gives business advice, provides insight, and shares personal anecdotes.
Great Clips Shows Appreciation For Veterans ("Fox and Friends") - Great Clips shares the details of the 2013 Veterans Day promotion, while local Great Clips stylists give free haircuts to veterans outside of Fox Studios in New York.
Great Clips Seeks to Fill Positions in Twin Cities (Twin Cities Business) - Great Clips ranks third in Twin Cities for offering the most jobs in the month of September.
Great Clips Featured in Top 200 Franchise Systems in 2013 (Franchise Times) - Great Clips ranked 91st out of 200 Franchise Systems in 2013.
Great Opportunities from Great Clips ("Fox and Friends") - Whether it's job growth, the latest and greatest in back to school trends, or the convenience of online check-in, Great Clips has it all this fall.
70 Percent of Great Clips Online Check-Ins Happen via Mobile (Mobile Commerce Daily) - Checking in at your local salon has never been easier with the new Online Check-In app.
Need a Haircut? Step into the Virtual Waiting Room (York Daily Record) - Online Check-In saves Great Clips customers time they would normally spend in the salon.
Great Clips Introduces High-Tech Convenience (The Messenger) - Checking in online reduces wait time, one click at a time.
Great Clips Celebrates Major Digital Milestone with Online Check-In (PRWeb) - Revolutionary Online Check-In app is digital success story, bringing convenience to customers right at their fingertips.
Greatest Hairstyles of All Time (Men's Health) - “Bed head” is the best men’s hairstyle of all time, while the “bowl cut” is the worst, finds a new national survey from Great Clips.
Great Clips Gets Naming Rights to Target Field Seating Section (Sports Business Daily) - “Great Clips Great Seats” to be an exciting destination for group and single-game ticket purchasers.
Great Clips Shaves Nonprofit's CEO's Head for Reaching Fundraising Goal (American Salon Magazine) - Great Clips stylist Juliana Lindsay shaved the head of President and CEO of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) John Lauck to follow through with a bet he made with his corporate staff last year.
Rhoda Olsen of Great Clips (Beauty Store Business Magazine) - A fun Q&A profile of Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen.
Win Money for Your Helpful Advice on Life's "Hairy" Situations (Yahoo News) - Great Clips Launches Social Media Campaign to Introduce Technological Invention called “Clip Notes.”
Great Clips' Rhoda Olsen: Company CEO (and Mom-in-Charge) (TheStreet.com) - A conversation with Great Clips CEO Rhoda Olsen, who is a strong supporter of career-dedicated women balancing their work-life schedules.
At Great Clips, Smart Phones Give Brand Competitive Edge (MiddleMarketExecutive.com)
Generational Growth at Great Clips (Star Tribune)
Great Clips Celebrates 30th Birthday with 30 Giveaways (Franchising.com)
Students Pull Businesses Out of Summer Doldrums
Hair Dos: Guide to Your Baby's First Haircut
Great Clips - Great Branding
Back-To-School Kids Hair Styles
Great Clips Steps Up for Cut It Out
Great Clips Turns 30, Celebrates with Major Donation to Cut it Out
Great Clips Celebrates Our 30th Birthday!
Business Ownership on the Site: Franchisees Keeping Their Day Job
Great Clips Uses Data to Address Franchisee Discontent
Boost Business Love By Using Technology That Save Customers Time
Matching Your Brand's Culture & the Best Prospect
Hair Dos: Guide to Your Baby's First Haircut
Readers' Choice: Great Clips for Kids' Haircuts
Sweet Fired Up for Home Debut
Some Franchises Better Deals Than Others
Great Clips: Cutting Edge
Gaining Traction: Brad Sweet
Great Clips Rated #8 in AllBusiness' 2012 "All Star Franchise" Rankings
10 Resoutions for Entrepreneurs in 2012
Great Clips Named AllBusiness AllStar Franchise
Great Clips CEO Named "200 Minnesotans You Should Know"
Shop Around: Great Clips Bainbridge
Business Spotlight: Mercer Island Great Clips
St. Louisan Opens Haircutting Franchises, Volunteers in Community
Where the Jobs Are: Great Clips
Franklin Man Opens Hair Salons in MetroWest
Breaking Up with Service Providers is Hard to Do
Great Clips Franchisee Makes Good in Bad Economy
From Modest Roots to a 3,000-Salon Franchise
New City Welcomes New Great Clips Salon
Online Check-In Clips Wait Times
Hair Salon Franchisee's Timely Move
Stylists Learning to Cut Out Domestic Abuse
Benefit Event for Hall County Sheriff's Deputy
Small Business, Big Innovation
Behind the Counter: Great Clips
Family Donates Hair to Charity
Hairstyling Community Helps with Fundraiser
Should I Open a Franchise? Advice from the Experts
Great Clips Trims Wait Times
Franchisee Holds Great Clips Challenge
Hair to There
A Mullet Milestone for Great Clips
Franchisee Spotlight: Inson Byun
No Waiting: There's an App for That
Bringing High-Tech Tools to Customer Service
Cy-Fair Man Retools Career in Style
Pros and Cons of Franchise Partnerships
Great Clips Opens in Menlo Park
More People Use Apps to Make Appointments
Great Clips Going High-Tech With Interactive Shortcut for Wait Times
A Good Hair Day
Emerging Businesses: Greenville Business Magazine
A Cut Above the Rest
Great Clips Salons Set Records to Raise Funds
Great Clips Opens Rochester Salon in Grand Style
Franchisee Spotlight: Dave Hands
Great Clips Enters Schnucks Stores
Knoxville Great Clips Helps American Red Cross
Haircuts That Make You Look Younger
Emerging Business: Jennifer and Scott Saunders
Take Two: Retired PETCO Exec Opens Great Clips Salon
Giving Your Kids the Business: Great Clips Franchisee Passes on Family Business
Great Clips CEO Hands Reins to Sister
Quality, Convenience, Price
Help From the Inside
Franchisee Spotlight: From Horsepower to Haircuts
40 Reasons to Buy a Franchise
Forbes Names Great Clips Top Franchise to Start
Great Clips President Rhoda Olsen Talks Family Start-Ups
Great Clips Named "2011 AllBusiness AllStar Franchise"
Jason Leffler Looks to Capture Coveted Prize in 25th Annual Chili Bowl
Great Clips Employee Named "Top Ten Titan"
Hairstylists Provide "Great" Haircuts for the Holidays
Great Clips Provides Shear Kindness