Sport Clips Haircuts earns one of top spots in Forbes 2019 “Best Franchises to Buy”

GEORGETOWN, Texas (Jun. 28, 2019)

Forbes Americas Best 2019 FranchisesSport Clips Haircuts, the nation’s leading men’s and boys’ hair care provider, was named one of the top three Medium Investment “Best Franchises to Buy” by Forbes for the second year in a row, coming in at an impressive second place. The annual ranking of the nation’s best and worst franchises to buy includes three levels of investment categories, and Sport Clips secured the second spot in the Medium Investment ($150K-$500K) category.

After researching and analyzing more than 3,300 active brands, FRANdata provided its findings to Forbes for the highly anticipated 2019 ranking. The criteria representative of what prospective franchise owners need to know are:

  • System sustainability
  • System demand
  • Value for investment
  • Franchisor support
  • Franchisor stability

“Sport Clips offers local business ownership opportunities for franchisees, MVP hair care for clients, and career opportunities for stylists, and we've been doing so for more than 25 years now,” says Gordon Logan, Sport Clips founder and CEO. “It’s been a great year for the Sport Clips team with sustained growth, introduction of a new app that speeds online check-in, and assists in the recruitment of top talent;  it is an honor it all came together in being recognized by such a prestigious ranking. Our franchisees join the Sport Clips team looking for a successful and rewarding investment opportunity, and we strive to provide that along with a supportive business environment. Sport Clips is successful because of our first-rate franchisees, area developers, stylists, managers, support team staff and, of course, the clients who continually look to us for high-quality hair care in a comfortable environment. We are honored that we have been in the Top 10 Best ranking in Forbes since the inception of “The Best and the Worst” feature.”

Sport Clips is the only hair care franchise ever to be ranked as one of Forbes’ Top 10 Best in any of the three investment level categories, and it is the only franchise in the Medium Investment category’s top four not in the food service industry.  

The complete list of rankings can be found at under the Medium Investment tab. For more information about Sport Clips franchising opportunities, visit