Great Clips Franchise Opens Hair Salon Franchise in Wilmington, North Carolina Salon Franchise located in the University Centre Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development for Great Clips, Inc., announced the Grand Opening of the company’s newest franchised salon in the University Centre, in Wilmington, North Carolina. “Our manager-run salon is conveniently located on South College Road and New Centre Drive not far from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington,” said Goggins. “This retail strip centre is anchored by Payless ShoeSource and, of course, by our Great Clips. The demographics of the area are well suited for our value-priced, no appointment necessary service. “Our franchise owners open to a $55-billion hair-care industry. With more than $700 million in total system-wide sales, Great Clips is the industry leader. And we’re in a growing market. People get their hair cut every four to five weeks, and our same-store sales have increased consistently for several years.” For a complete list of salon locations, go to http://www.greatclipsfranchise.com. About Great Clips: Great Clips is North America’s largest hair-care brand with more than 2,700 salons conveniently located in high-visibility strip malls in nearly 140 markets. Great Clips consistently ranks among Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500. Entrepreneur also ranks Great Clips as one of their Fastest Growing and one of America’s Top Global Franchises for 2009. For more information, go to http://www.greatclipsfranchise.com. Great Clips, Inc., 7700 France Avenue S., Suite 425, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55435. Contact Rob Goggins, vice president of franchise development, office (952) 746-6467.