The Rush family had an amazing 2016. With the opening of 11 new hair salons, 4 existing salons having a revamp we cannot wait to see what 2017 will bring. We welcomed new customers and new staff and couldn’t be prouder of everything that has been achieved.
RUSH East Grinstead is now open! Hannah Sykes and Jess Quarmby, East Grinstead Franchisees were joined by Co-Founder, Stell Andrews and Operations Director, George Phouli. The Mayor was also in attendance and cut the ribbon on Saturday 29th October.Continue reading “RUSH East Grinstead is now open!”→
Two new beautiful Rush salons opened in February 2016 just a week apart, adding to Rush’s growing franchise network across the UK. Rush West Hampstead, with franchisee Liliana and Rush Chelmsford with franchisees Billy and Holly are the latest salons to open in an classical elegance meets modern and sleek interior style. Continue reading “2 new franchisees join Rush in February 2016”→
We catch up with Gentiana in her last week of preparation before her big opening day on Saturday 28th November. In Part 2 of a 3 part blog series, Gentiana shares why she chose to franchise with Rush, training and recruiting her team and how her salon design came together. Continue reading “Coming to Cambridge Part 2.”→
How do you start a business in a brand new area? Do you go independently or open a franchise? We meet Gentiana, our latest franchise salon owner as she prepares to open Rush Cambridge on 28th November. Continue reading “Coming to Cambridge Part 1.”→
Rush Kilburn opened its doors in July 2015 with long standing Rush stylist, a specialist in Afro-Caribbean hair and now Rush franchisee, Nita Brainch. Nita will be bringing a touch of glamour to Kilburn High Street. Previously working at Rush’s flagship salon‘The House of Rush’ in Piccadilly, Nita has built an array of clients over her 8 year hairdressing career. Nita wanted to take the next step and pursue her passion to open her own Rush salon.
Rush’s 66th Hair Salon was opened by franchisee Debra Freeman-Thorpe in Weybridge. Debra shares with us her decisions for franchising with Rush, why she chose her location and what she’s looking forward to with her new Rush Hair salon.
Leona shares her franchise experience, her day to day work and advice for aspiring franchisees.
Why did you decide to open a Rush franchise?
My passion is for hairdressing but I also have strong business acumen so franchising was the next logical step for me. Rush really supports all their employees and encourages growth within the company through their various training courses, I wanted to pursue the business side of hairdressing and to own my own salon so decided to franchise.
March 2015, Rush Hair and Beauty attended their first franchise exhibition at London Olympia. When the doors opened on Friday morning, the Rush team were overwhelmed by the fantastic response from potential investors. As the only Hair and Beauty franchise at the show, significant interest came from existing and current clients of Rush, helping to reinforce the brands powerful image that has continued to grow over the last 20 years.