18|8 Salons Franchise Review

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18|8 Salons is graded based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Info

This franchise is to operate a high-end hair salon catered to Male customers. You will offer professional hair cutting, and coloring services, beard and mustache cutting and coloring services, highlights, weaves, foot, face and scalp treatment services , massages, and other related services for men, women and Children

What are the requirements to buy a 18?

18|8 Salons has a franchise fee of up to $300,000, with a total upfront investment range from $297,555 to $790,843.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $300,000
  • Total Investment: $297,555 to $790,843
  • Working Capital: $8,000 to $15,000
  • Royalty Fee: 7.0%

8 Salons, such as territory fees, construction and costs, grand opening advertising, and furniture and fixtures purchases. It should be noted that, franchise companies must to disclose all upfront fees. These fees include those that are actually paid when signing the franchise agreement and commitments to fees you are required to pay. Another important consideration to review is whether the initial fees are refundable or not. The franchise system must disclose what conditions any of the initial fees are refundable. A franchise must also disclose a range of fees if its upfront fees are not uniform within the franchise. A thorough review of the Item 5 upfront fees will give you the answers needed to make a decision to purchase this opportunity.

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8 Salons owner make?

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How many franchise outlets does 18 have?

As of the 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 88 franchised 18|8 Salons locations across the USA.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any 18|8 Salons franchises in my area?

8 Salons has franchised locations in 25 states. There may be no locations in several states as each franchise company maps out their growth strategy differently.


Based on the data collected this franchise opportunity is growing into new cities and might be available in your city.

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Last Reviewed: 2017

18|8 Salons Franchise DATA

Total Investment
$297,555 - $790,843
Franchise Fee
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
Franchise outlet growth
Ongoing fees
ad fees
# of franchised outlets


Does this opportunity provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 136 hours. This includes 40 hours of classroom training, 96 hours of on-the-job training, and N/A hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online N/A
On-the-Job 96
Classroom 40
Total 136

Does this opportunity offer Territory Rights?

18|8 Salons offers territory protections. For an explanation of territory rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they have marketing and technology support in place?

Yes, 18|8 Salons offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.

How long ago did 8 Salons start franchising?

They began franchising in 2011. The average Beauty and Hair Care franchise began franchising in 2010.

Does 18 offer lending support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.

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