Fantastic Sams is a leading hair salon franchisor in the United States, offering a wide range of hair care services to the entire family at affordable prices. Fantastic Sams also sells its own professional quality branded hair products. Fantastic Sams opened its first salon in Memphis, Tennessee in 1974 and began franchising salons in 1976.
The network includes 1,200 full-service salons throughout North America, the world's largest hair care market, and has strongly increased sales and profitability over the past five years.
Benjamin Dessange, Chairman and CEO of DESSANGE International declared : "We are delighted to welcome the Fantastic Sams team to the DESSANGE group. This acquisition highlights our strong ambitions for North America, and we are excited about the significant growth opportunities that this creates for our brands. As the pioneer of international development, we confirm our world-wide leadership position of the hair salon franchise market".
Allyson Hurley King, CEO of DESSANGE International Inc., declares : « I am excited to join DESSANGE International and leading the anticipated growth of all three salon brands in the USA ».