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IMAGE Studios

IMAGE Studios® isn’t just a franchise, it’s a […]

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Franchise Details

Year Established: 2016
Category Locations: Retail
Available Ownership Type: Executive,Semi-Absentee
Corporate HQ City: Salt Lake City
Corporate HQ State: Utah
Investment Range: $100,000+
Canada Franchising: Yes
Latin America Franchising: Yes
India Franchising: Yes
Franchise Fee: $54,750
Royalty Percentage: 5.5%
Veteran Discount: Yes
E2/EB5 Visas: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes


IMAGE Studios® isn't just a franchise, it's a revolution in the beauty industry. Forget the overhead and headaches of traditional salons. IMAGE Studios empowers stylists, estheticians, and other beauty professionals to become IMAGE Pros, running their own businesses within sleek, modern studio suites. These aren't your grandma's salon cubicles – we're talking high-end design, inspiring atmospheres, and a supportive community ready to help launch your solo act.The magic lies in the studio rental business model. IMAGE Studios handles the heavy lifting - finding prime locations, building stunning studios, and providing marketing and operational support. You, the IMAGE Pro, simply focus on your passion: your clients. Set your own hours, build your own brand, and reap the rewards directly. No more sharing profits or managing employees – it's just you, your talent, and the freedom to craft your dream business.But it's not just about independence. IMAGE Studios fosters a unique community and culture. As an IMAGE Pro, you're part of a network of like-minded entrepreneurs, sharing experiences, collaborating on projects, and even enjoying exclusive discounts and benefits. There's a built-in support system for every step of your journey, from marketing workshops to business coaching, ensuring you're never alone in your entrepreneurial path.

Support & Training offered by IMAGE Studios

IMAGE Studios boasts a robust support and training system designed to empower franchisees throughout their entire journey. Here's a breakdown of the key areas:Pre-Opening:Discovery Process: Interactive video calls and presentations introduce the business model, training, build-out, and connect you with existing owners.Site Selection & Development: Experts assist with location selection, lease negotiations, and construction.Business & Operations Training: Comprehensive training covers all aspects of running the salon, including marketing, recruiting stylists, financial management, technology, and legal compliance.Post-Opening:Ongoing Coaching & Support: Dedicated Franchise Business Consultants provide constant guidance on operational excellence, marketing strategies, and performance improvement.Marketing & Recruiting: Access to innovative marketing assets, social media partners, and proven lead generation strategies to attract stylists and clients.Industry Training & Workshops: Regular workshops focused on topics like client retention, pricing strategies, marketing channels, referral programs, and expense management.Image Owner Support: On-site staff handles day-to-day operations, including cleaning, maintenance, and event coordination, freeing you to focus on business growth.Peer Network & Community: Connect and learn from experienced IMAGE Owners through roundtables, conferences, and online forums.Ongoing Training & Development: Continuous access to new training resources, webinars, and expert guidance to stay ahead of the curve.Additional Support:Technology Platform: IMAGE Studios provides a proprietary software platform for client management, scheduling, marketing, and financial reporting.Purchasing Power: Leverage the franchise's bulk purchasing discounts on equipment, supplies, and services.Brand Recognition & Marketing: Benefit from the established IMAGE Studios brand and national marketing campaigns.Overall, IMAGE Studios offers a comprehensive and ongoing support system to help franchisees build and thrive in the salon suite industry. The combination of pre-opening training, business coaching, marketing assistance, operational support, and a strong community of fellow owners sets IMAGE Studios apart and positions its franchisees for success.

Additional Information

Category Location Retail
Number of Units Open
Investment Range $839,450 - $1,986,250
Master Franchise false
Home based franchise YES
Item 19 Franchise YES
Veteran Discount YES
Franchise Opportunities in Canada YES
International Franchise Opportunities
E2/EB5 Visa Franchise YES
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