FAQs

Get answers to the most common questions

WHY CHOOSE TONI&GUY FOR YOUR ACADEMY?

Some franchisees choose TONI&GUY because of the strong and recognized education we provide to our students and staff. Some choose us because the hairdressing industry is growing quickly, and they want to capitalize on the opportunity. Some join to be a part of an iconic brand built over the last 50 years that emphasizes quality education and carries a high-profile, internationally recognized image. Some choose TONI&GUY because of our simple business system and operational model, which makes owning and running your academy as streamlined as possible.

WHAT QUALIFICATIONS DOES TONI&GUY LOOK FOR IN POTENTIAL FRANCHISEES?

We are looking for like-minded individuals who want to be a part of an iconic hairdressing family brand and help continue our vision of advancing the hairdressing industry, one hairdressing student at a time. 

Do you have what it takes?

  • Are you passionate about the success of your team and your academy?
  • Are you driven to provide top quality education for your students and staff?
  • Do you have proven management and leadership skills?
  • Are you looking to adopt a proven operating system completely and consistently?
  • Do you have a minimum net worth of $250,000 with $75,000 in liquid assets?
  • Do you have the ability to finance $600,000?

HOW MUCH MONEY CAN I MAKE?

TONI&GUY offers its franchisees strong unit-level economics, which potential franchisees will see during the Franchise Disclosure Document review phase of our franchising process. This will assist you in developing your financial projections and business plan. How much you can make depends on many factors, including but not limited to the following:

  • Working hard to provide TONI&GUY's top-quality education to your students and staff 
  • How well you satisfy your customers' needs by providing excellent customer service
  • How thoroughly you implement all of TONI&GUY’s operating principles
  • How well you recruit and develop an education-focused staff
  • How effectively you monitor your sales trends while managing your expenses
  • How you address the competition in your area
  • Regulations and laws specific to the industry and to your particular location
  • Economic factors which may not be within your control

HOW CAN I OBTAIN A COPY OF YOUR FRANCHISE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT (FDD)?

TONI&GUY provides interested and potentially qualified franchise candidates with a copy of our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). If you would like to obtain a copy, complete the franchise inquiry form on our website and the Request for Information and Consideration, and then you will have the chance to speak with our franchise development specialist.

IF I LIVE OUTSIDE THE U.S., CAN I FRANCHISE WITH TONI&GUY?

TONI&GUY is open to franchising in North, Central, and South America. If you are interested in exploring any of these options, fill out our franchise inquiry form and speak with our franchise development specialist.

WHAT TYPE OF ONGOING TRAINING & SUPPORT IS OFFERED?

TONI&GUY offers corporate marketing and business operational support from the moment your salon doors open*. We assist by providing the following:

  • Education curriculum support
  • Marketing collateral
  • Marketing & PR concepts to attract students 
  • Internal systems support
  • Communication (internal/external) support 
  • Branding
  • Online manual access
  • Intranet systems
  • Access to the TONI&GUY App
  • National Collection Release, Salon Summit & Photographic Awards 
  • And more… 

*Please refer to the Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) for the most up-to-date information 

IF I ALREADY HAVE MY OWN ACADEMY, CAN I CONVERT IT TO A TONI&GUY HAIRDRESSING ACADEMY?

Generally, yes, so long as you satisfy all of our requirements to become a TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy. If you have an existing academy that you would like to convert to a TONI&GUY Hairdressing Academy and capitalize on the model and systems we have developed, fill out our franchise inquiry form and speak with our franchise development specialist.