About the SFA
The SFA is an association comprised of members who together own and/or operate more than 1000 Supercuts salons in the United States and Canada. The SFA’s purpose is to build and maintain the Supercuts brand while providing networking and communication opportunities to our members. The SFA is dedicated to supporting franchisees by seeking out new vendors and products and negotiating benefits for members.
2017- Celebrated 1,000 salons owned & operated by SFA members
2015 - Celebrated 30 years
of Supercuts Franchisee Association providing a voice for franchisees.
2005 - Franchise Agreement & Revision
and Creation of Requirements for Rewrite were changed to include the following:
- Anniversary fees were reduced and paid over a 5 year period instead of lump sum
- Marketing Fee of 2% every 10 years was deleted
- The corporate right to raise royalties was eliminated The corporate right to raise the cost of hairstylist training without restriction was changed to a simple formula
1997 - New royalty rate
of 6% for all new salons went into effect.
1996 - Regis acquired Supercuts
giving Franchisees a unique opportunity to renegotiate agreements. The new Working Together Relationship & Agreement and the Revision and Creation of Requirements for Rewrite were created.
1990 - Franchisees gained specific rights
through the expansion policy agreement.
1987 - The SFA sued the franchisor
over issues regarding the auditing of the 5% fund. The following were direct or indirect results of the suit: The founders decided to sell the company The new owners wanting to complete the sale entered into a settlement agreement with the SFA Corporate agreed to pay into the 5% fund for all Corporate stores Corporate agreed to allocate local funds to the markets that had paid them Corporate agreed to eliminate all 5% advertising fees on product sales.
1985 - The SFA was formed
to facilitate communication and to provide a unified voice for Supercuts franchisees.
The Supercuts Franchisee Association’s mission is to facilitate franchisee collaboration and development that will strengthen and increase the value of our franchises.
Collaboration: Listening to the needs and desires of franchisees, encouraging diversity, and providing a unified voice with which to build a strong and integral franchisee/franchisor relationship.
Innovation: Facilitating an environment that encourages the sharing of trends, best practices and learnings that will move the business and brand forward.
Accountability: Strengthening the brand by elevating standards and innovating to stay relevant.
Passion: Dedication to our brand and our community.
Defending and improving our agreements with the franchisor.
Facilitating education and best practice sharing among the franchisee community.
Providing access to vendors, products and back office solutions.