How Much Does It Cost?

A breakdown of the Sport Clips costs & fees associated with ownership

Sport Clips is one of the fastest growing men’s hair salon franchises in the nation. Sport Clips is a straightforward business to open, with startup costs below those of other men’s hair salon franchises. Keep reading for the Sport Clips costs & fees.

Sport clips costs & fees chair

The total investment to open a new Sport Clips franchise ranges $246,300 – $394,500, making Sport Clips a low cost investment with the potential for high returns. The total investment includes everything you need to get started, including your initial franchise fee, the costs of build out, Grand Opening marketing expenses, and six months of working capital to ensure your business gets off to a good start.

Sport Clips also requires Team Leader to purchase three licenses to franchise with us. This ensures your business will be able to continue to grow, capitalize on brand recognition, and develop your existing territory. We do make exceptions for territories where multi-unit expansion is not possible, as well as for qualified veterans and store managers who want to become Team Leaders.

What do I get for my franchise fee?

The franchise fee for your first three licenses is ​​$59,500, and the franchise fee for each additional license is $12,500. Your franchise fee gives you access to our proven business model and one of the most comprehensive training & ongoing support platforms in the entire industry, as well as all the tools, resources, and coaching you need to thrive. At Sport Clips, we leave nothing to chance.

Do you offer direct access to financing?

While we do not offer direct access to financing, we do have relationships with third-party lenders who can help you secure the funds necessary to invest in a Sport Clips franchise.

Do you offer a discount to veterans?

Yes! We proudly offer 20% off the initial franchise fee to all qualified military veterans. We thank you for your service!

View our item 7 from our most recent franchise disclosure document, which breaks down our costs & fees:

Type of Expenditure Amount Method of Payment When Due To Whom Payment is Made
Initial Franchise Fee $25,000-$59,500 Lump Sum Prior to Execution of Franchise Agreement The Company
Travel and living expenses while attending initial training $1,000-$2,000 As Incurred During Initial Training Airlines, Hotels, and Restaurants
Real Estate
Opening Inventory $4,000-$6,000 Lump Sum Prior to Opening Suppliers
Fixtures and Equipment (including computer equipment) $58,000-$68,000 Lump Sum Prior to Opening Contractors and/or Suppliers
Leasehold Improvements $75,000-$115,000 Lump Sum Prior to Opening Contractors and/or Suppliers
Supplemental Services Fee $3,000-$5,000 Lump Sum Prior to Opening The Company
Professional Fees $1,000-$5,000 As Incurred Prior to Opening Suppliers
Permits and Licenses $1,000-$3,500 As Incurred Prior to Opening Local and State Agencies
Lease Deposit $0-$10,000 Lump Sum Prior to Opening Landlord
Signage $4,000-$8,000 Lump Sum Prior to Opening Suppliers
Miscellaneous Opening Costs $3,000-$5,000 As Incurred As Incurred Suppliers, Utilities, etc.
Insurance $1,300-$2,500 Lump Sum Prior to Opening Insurance Company
Grand Opening Advertising $30,000 Lump Sum Prior to Opening The Company
Additional Funds - 6 months $40,000-$75,000 As Incurred As Needed Employees, Creditors and/or Suppliers
Total $246,300-$394,500

*Please click here to see further notes about our Item 7.

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