Company Ranked # 1 for Second Straight Year
Paul Mitchell Schools, a nationwide network of cosmetology schools, has received two 2011 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards from Franchise Business Review. For the second consecutive year, Paul Mitchell Schools was named #1 in the Top 50 Franchises Midsize Systems category and Best in Category for Health and Beauty Franchises. This is Paul Mitchell Schools’ third year to receive the Franchisee Satisfaction Awards; they debuted with Best in Category and # 2 Midsize Systems in 2008.
“This award is further validation that the beauty industry continues to lead the way for legitimate and successful business models,” said Paul Mitchell Schools Dean and Cofounder Winn Claybaugh. “We love the American way of entrepreneurialism, and we proudly represent to all franchise-run companies that hard work and passion are alive and well. For our Paul Mitchell Schools to be recognized for setting a standard of upgrading and improving the perception of the beauty industry is truly an honor because this is an industry I truly love and respect.”
Franchise Business Review, a national franchise market research firm, announced the 2011 winners at the International Franchise Association conference in Las Vegas in February. Based on a survey of more than 10,000 franchisees representing more than 300 franchise brands, the 2011 award winners represent a variety of franchise concepts, from restaurants to real estate. The survey includes 33 benchmark questions relating to the individual franchisee's experience and satisfaction within their system. Included in the survey are questions on Training and Support, Franchise System, Franchisor/Franchisee Relations, Financial Opportunity, and Overall Satisfaction. The full report can be viewed at www.FBR50.com
About Paul Mitchell Schools
At Paul Mitchell Schools, our teaching style is unique. We believe that education is an adventure and that the learning experience needs to be fun. When visitors tour a Paul Mitchell School, they notice something different—a positive learning environment everywhere they look. The culture within every Paul Mitchell School campus inspires confidence and success. Each school is a learning community that provides future professionals with the opportunities to develop essential skills while exploring their talents, passion, and creativity. Paul Mitchell School instructors—we them call them “learning leaders”—are trained to draw out the artist in every student and prepare them to compete in the real world. Rather than concentrate only on the basic training needed to pass state licensing board exams, Paul Mitchell Schools provide a well-rounded lifestyle education. Their experienced staff members are specially trained to help future professionals explore all of their creative and professional possibilities. For more information, visit www.paulmitchell.edu.
About Franchise Business Review and the Franchisee Satisfaction Awards
Franchise Business Review is a national franchise market research firm that performs independent surveys of franchisee satisfaction and franchise buyer experiences. The firm’s services include commissioned franchise research projects as well as industry-wide studies of franchisee satisfaction. Franchise Business Review is headquartered in Portsmouth, NH, and can be reached at (603) 433-2270.