full-service beauty supply
Description of franchise system
ARMSTRONG MCALL is a full-service beauty supply distributing company. As a full-service distributor, they sell only to licensed professionals in the salon and spa industry, and not to the general public. The daily interaction with salon professionals gives Armstrong McCall franchisees a significant advantage building on their quality salon relationships and in reacting speedily to changing trends in the industry.
There are many benefits to franchising with Armstrong McCall. Unlike most franchise companies, Armstrong McCall does not collect royalties from their franchisees and their single franchise fee is only due 3 years after the beginning of the franchise relationship, excepting that the franchise is transferred or sold prior to such date. In this case, the franchise fee would be required.
Armstrong McCall franchisees serve spa and salon professionals with their equipment, education and product needs through sales consultants and stores. At their franchise locations, McCall emphasizes education and product knowledge. While sales are extremely important to the franchise’s success, Armstrong McCall is a “sales-through-education” company, offering more than 1,500 classes annually in their salons and stores.
The Armstrong McCall Support Center helps franchises with organizing customer education and hosts regional trade shows for the franchisees and their customers to attend regularly. Armstrong McCall prides themselves in being an education leader in their marketplace, resolutely believing that the more professionals know about trends and products, the more products they will stock, use and retail to their salon customers.
Armstrong McCall gives you everything you will need in terms of training and support. New franchisees receive a two-day training program at the Armstrong McCall Support Center. This training includes everything that you will need, including Field sales managers & sales meetings; Regional training in consultative selling; Distributor-only secure website; and Product knowledge DVDs.
Owing to their close management of franchises, Armstrong McCall benefits from a unified franchise system where franchise owners concentrate on specific system wide promotions. The Armstrong McCall Support Center regularly comes out with inventive incentives and promotions. Some of these include, VIP sales, Commissioned show sales, Store merchandising, Seasonal in-store sales, Customer education coordination and Monthly print advertising.
Armstrong McCall’s chief marketing publication is the monthly Armstrong McCall Shopping Guide. This popular pamphlet offers monthly deals on nail, skin and hair care products, in addition to appliances, shears and other equipment. This fashionable advertising publication also highlights future product usage classes and shows.
At present, more than 280,000 nail techs, hairdressers, massage therapists and estheticians receive this oversized full-color advertisement. Every Armstrong McCall franchise location also receives 150 copies of the magazine every month at no cost. This marketing piece keeps Armstrong McCall franchisees on the industry’s cutting edge by facilitating customer connection.
Franchise partner profile
Armstrong McCall is looking for a limited number of highly qualified entrepreneurs to become multi-unit franchise owner/operators in particular top-quality territories. Armstrong McCall franchise owners work on the business by direct involvement in the professional salon distribution industry. Although previous experience in the industry is not required, candidates must have experience with personnel and inventory management.
If you are an entrepreneur who wants to open your own business with a successful franchise system, fill out the information below and see if Armstrong McCall is the right franchise opportunity for you!
full-service beauty supply