Support and Training
Beauty should be simple. From inner to outer beauty, one should always radiate.
Each Cristophe stylist's approach is based on maximizing personal features by gently blending them with sophisticated and fashionable looks, creating hairstyles that reflect each guest's personality and sensibility.
Utilizing systems, processes, and a proven operating model, as a new franchisor you will be trained in best practices and will focus on the quality of service that upholds the brands’ 30 years of industry credibility.
From Brussels to Beverly Hills, Cristophe has traveled all over the world making an indelible mark on the hair care industry, setting style trends from his salons and delivering innovative hair care lines.
As the face of CristopheTM, he has established himself with his brilliant technique and creative styles. Cristophe has been trusted by Presidents, actors and many other prominent figures in the world to deliver wonderful results for their hair.
He continues to be one of the most prominent figures in the industry with a comprehensive list of references that have enjoyed a great experience at the hands of Cristophe’s hair styling
Training By Cristophe
CristopheTM prides itself on having a well- trained professional staff of the highest standards. Support staff training takes place on-site by a specialized team of CristopheTM stylists. our strategic partnership with L’Oreal will add to the technical training.
Exclusive Product Line
As a franchisee, you have exclusive access to the Cristophe ProfessionalTM product line. These products will be featured in your salon for you stylists to use and your customers to purchase.
CristopheTM is partnered with L’Oreal to provide exclusive product discounts to our stylists. Using the CristopheTMnetworks buying power, you’re given access to Creative Color Classes. Other exclusive offers, including a custom onboarding education program will give a new salon the education they need to be CristopheTM quality colorists.
Operational Set Up
Your business is a service business. Therefore, it is important that any function is clearly defined and shown as a part of the whole process to provide customers with a unique experience. We will support you in the hiring process by providing you with methods and documentation covering each position, chain of commands and HR manuals.
To meet Cristophe‘sTM high standards of elegance, service and efficiency, created proprietary designed professional furniture.
Based on the location, we will work with selected cabinetmakers to design your beauty salon. We will ensure that our professional requirements meet applicable national, state, local and special requirements.
In addition, we select preferred manufactures and contractors with whom we will ensure that the design of your beauty salon is properly built.
Every business is promoted daily. Various channels exist to promote the CristopheTM brand and your salon. We will support you by providing all of the necessary marketing materials and models that meet our standards that highlight your salon.
Our team at Head Office will manage the website and online marketing including your social pages. Your monthly marketing fee will contribute to the national campaigns and advertising efforts to expand the brand.
Grand Opening Event
As part of the PR campaign for the grand opening, Cristophe personally devotes one complete day to enhance your exposure and to motivate your staff. The CristopheTM marketing team also works to enhance your exposure with their established promotional reach.
Located in the beautiful cities of Beverly Hills, Las Vegas, Newport Beach, Washington D.C., and the Caribbean island of St. Barth's, CristopheTM is well renowned in the beauty world. Current salons are surrounded by high-end brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Versace.
It is critical to the success of the CristopheTM franchise that new locations are appropriately aligned with the brand. The salons must be located in affluent, high-end and fashionable areas that will target the correct demographic of clientele.
If possible, Cristophe will develop and utilize relationships with commercial real estate brokers to assist franchisees in finding a location.
Cristophe Licensing, LLC will also work with franchisees to handle lease negotiations and make sure that franchise partners go into business with the best possible lease structure for their operation.
The interior of each model will be very bright and clean. The modern look will have dark wood floors with white furniture and stainless steel accents. The lighting will be a key to bringing out the full experience to each guest. Each floor-plan will be approved by Cristophe Licensing, LLC and will maintain a similar look and feel as the rest of the units.
We have partnered with Takara Belmont to create bespoke salon chair designs and interiors. The chairs and basins are ergonomically designed to ensure the health of your employees through their consistent use.
HOW MUCH ARE THE ROYALTIES and OTHER ANNUAL FEES?
Our current initial franchise fee is $25,500. The royalty fee is 5% of gross sales. Marketing fee is 2.5% of gross sales.
HOW MUCH CAN I MAKE AS A CRISTOPHE FRANCHISEE?
The Federal Trade Commission and state franchise sales regulations do not allow franchisors to provide profit projections. However, if you become a qualified candidate, we would be happy to share our Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). our FDD will highlight our historical sales from our company-owned and franchised locations.
DO I NEED EXPERIENCE IN THE HAIR INDUSTRY?
Hairstyling experience in an ownership capacity is preferred to be a successful CristopheTM salon franchisor. Understanding the process of your stylists is critical to the success of our luxury service.
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BECOME A CRISTOPHE FRANCHISEE?
We predict the all-in initial investment will range from $333,300 - $1,023,500 depending on a number of factors. A complete breakdown of these estimated costs is included in the FDD.
DOES CRISTOPHE OFFER FINANCING?
No, you will be responsible for financing. We know some lenders and brokers who are familiar with our business that we would gladly introduce you to.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO OPEN A CRISTOPHE SALON?
Each location is different, but the most time-consuming steps tend to be site selection, lease negotiation, build-out (including permitting) requirements, and training. However, we anticipate it will take approximately six to nine months from signing your lease to opening day at your CristopheTM salon.