Sola Salon Studios Achieves Significant Franchise Development Growth And +15 Percent Increase In Stylist Acquisitions In The First Half Of 2021
Salon Studios Franchise Continues to Expand Into New Markets and Attract New Owners As Stylist Demand Rises
July 15, 2021 // Franchising.com // DENVER - Sola Salon Studios announced today that at the close of the second quarter, it has opened 21 new locations and signed 15 franchise agreements to develop 60 new locations throughout the U.S. and Canada by the end of the year.
The brand continued to grow its presence across North America in the first half of 2021, as it recently signed a multi-unit agreement for the Boston area and another in West Virginia. This growth comes on the heels of a successful 2020 despite the pandemic, where Sola saw a +15 percent increase in stylist lead volume and reported that occupancy is at an all-time high.
The company was recently recognized with numerous industry awards, including a placement on the Franchise Gator Top 100 2021 list. Additionally, the #SolaStrong campaign, created in order to support beauty professionals struggling during the closures of the pandemic, was awarded the Best Digital Campaign honor in Franchise Update Media's Innovation Awards Marketing & Branding category. This annual award identifies and recognizes franchise brands that have created and implemented the most original and successful innovation strategies and tactics.
Sola Salon Studios supports a growing community of more than 17,000 independent beauty professionals across the 570+ locations by providing a turnkey solution for beauty professionals to explore a better life as an entrepreneur. The model continues to grow increasingly in popularity, especially amid the pandemic as beauty pros sought to go independent to offer their clientele more control over their salon experience, with more than 7,000 new stylists joining Sola in 2020 alone.
SOURCE Sola Salon Studios
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