- December 10, 2015
Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids, one of the world’s top kid’s hair salon franchises for boys and girls ages 0-14, made the annual Entrepreneur “Franchise 500” rankings for the first time. It was the only kid’s hair salon concept to make the list of top 500 franchises, and we are very excited and proud to receive this recognition. Entrepreneur bases its ranking on franchises’ financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system.
“Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids & Sharkey’s Hair It Is aggressive growth will continue throughout 2016 by sticking to a franchise system that works. Sharkey's Cuts for Kids is a proven business that has turned people’s dreams into a reality. Our brilliant formula for success is all about the multiple sources of revenue that flow through our salons. Haircuts, birthday parties, hair accessories, and Sharkey’s private hair care line just for kids. Sharkey's Hair It Is salons are top of the line hair salons catering to the entire family. We are a cutting-edge salon, with the added benefits of the proven Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids customized fun vehicles, interactive Xbox and Playstation devices, as well as 40” screens with satellite TV. It’s gratifying to see the business that my wife Linda and I started fifteen years ago become the business of choice for our franchisees, future franchisees, and associates,” says Founder and CEO Scott Sharkey. “When such a well-respected establishment such as Entrepreneur Magazine acknowledges the success we see every day, it verifies that Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids has become an influential player in the kid’s hair care industry.”
Linda Sharkey, Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids Co-Founder adds, “We are so pleased and proud of this recognition by Entrepreneur Magazine. We work with each franchisee to address their individual challenges and come up with a game plan to make each franchisee successful. We fine tune marketing and strategies for each market we are in. In turn, this gives us data that can be collectively beneficial to all franchisees. In addition, we love this niche we have created in the kids market. There are universal needs that kids and parents have and we will always be here to serve them in a fun way.”
Expansion plans for 2016 & 2017 include approximately 35-55 additional units, divided between Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids & Sharkey’s Hair It Is.
Sharkey's Franchising Co. founded in 2001 by Linda and Scott Sharkey