Snip-its (www.snipits.com), the fastest growing franchise of children’s hair salons in the U.S., announced today that KRON-TV 4, San Francisco’s NBC affiliate, will broadcast monthly “Best of The Bay” segments focusing on Snip-its’ Palo Alto, Calif. location. These broadcasts will reach over two million potential Northern California customers in eleven surrounding counties.
“The Bay Area and its surrounding communities is one of the most culturally rich and diverse areas in the country,” said Christine Mudd, director of franchise development, Snip-its. “We have gotten a great response from the area, with the opening of our Palo Alto store. We are thrilled to be featured on “Best of The Bay” segments focusing on our new location, which will help us reach prospective franchisees and customers alike.”
The monthly television segments are set to focus on Snip-its as both a thriving recession-proof business in the local economy as well as a needed service. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in the Bay Area, and in most major cities, the number of infants, toddlers and young children is growing faster than the overall population.
In addition to the Bay Area TV segments, Snip-its has received notable mentions in the media. Recent company profiles have been featured in publications such as Enterprise Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Go Magazine and the Patriot Ledger, to name a few. The Financial Times has called Snip-it’s a “Sharp idea for a start-up” and The Franchise Times named Snip-its one of the “Fast 55” successful franchise business models in America.
Snip-its, a growing kids franchise was founded in 1995 by California native, Joanna Meiseles, the daughter of Hollywood producer, Robert Blumofe credited with the movie, Yours, Mine and Ours and is the granddaughter of famed comedian Jack Benny. After a heartbreaking visit to an ‘adult’ salon with her then young son, the first-time entrepreneur established the entertainment-styled salon with the goal to make children’s hair care a positive fun-filled adventure for families. Snip-It’s utilizes such kid friendly elements as animated videos, salon-tailored educational video games, end of haircut prizes and even their own branded line of animated Snip-It’s characters to make give children, as well as their thankful parents, a no stress, quality haircut.