Sport Clips Haircuts Selected a Top 100 Franchise for 2020 by Franchise Gator

GEORGETOWN, Texas (February 3, 2020) Sport Clips Haircuts was recently named a Top 100 franchise in Franchise Gator’s annual Top 100 Franchise list.  

This is the seventh annual Top 100 list the online franchise directory has released. It was developed to assist prospective franchisees in their search for a franchise opportunity to invest in. The list focuses on company growth, financial stability, experience, and several other criteria, all in an effort to help the average franchise buyer identify minimal risk potential. The list is also meant to highlight more affordable options for the average franchise buyer.

Sport Clips Haircuts is ranked as the number four franchise opportunity overall. This is the seventh time Sport Clips Haircuts has appeared on the Franchise Gator Top 100.

“I’ve studied hundreds of franchise opportunities, and Sport Clips Haircuts represents all of the traits we look for in a Top 100 franchise,” said Eric Bell, general manager of Franchise Gator and vice president of Franchise Ventures. “Congratulations to Sport Clips for being an exemplary opportunity among many to choose from.”

“It’s an honor to be recognized on the Franchise Gator Top 100 list, and even more gratifying to receive this recognition without compromising on our values. We have focused on confirming alignment and fit between our brand and any new franchisee before we award licenses and will continue that focus with our sustainable growth strategy,” said Jim Atkinson, vice president of franchise development for Sport Clips.   


Sport Clips Haircuts is headquartered in Georgetown, Texas. It was established in 1993 and began franchising in 1995. The sports-themed haircutting franchise, which specializes in haircuts for men and boys, offers online check in for clients, and is ranked by Forbes as “Best Franchise to Buy” in the medium investment category and named a 2020 Top Franchise by Franchise Business Review. There are more than 1,850 Sport Clips stores open in the U.S. and Canada. Sport Clips is the “Official Haircutter” of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), offers veterans preferential pricing on haircuts and franchises, and was named a 2019 Top Franchise for Veterans by Entrepreneur. Sport Clips provides “Haircuts with Heart” through its annual Help A Hero fundraiser that has contributed nearly $8 million to the VFW; national partnership with St. Baldrick’s Foundation, the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants; and other national and local philanthropic outreach. Sport Clips is a proud sponsor of Joe Gibbs Racing’s NASCAR drivers Erik Jones, Martin Truex, Jr., Kyle Busch, and Denny Hamlin, Dale Coyne Racing with Vasser-Sullivan Indy Car driver Santino Ferrucci, and partners with numerous NCAA and professional sports teams. To learn more about Sport Clips, visit For franchise opportunities, visit

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