RUSH East Grinstead is opening on the 29th October. The opening event will take place at 18 London Road, East Grinstead, RH19 1AG. Continue reading “RUSH is opening in East Grinstead!”
The world-renowned hairdressing event; Salon International took place between the Saturday 15th-Monday 17th October. There were over 400 brands showcasing their products and services. The event usually has over 38,462 visitors from 80+ countries who attend.
Continue reading “What did RUSH get up to at Salon International?”
I-salon software are the leading brand for the salon, spa, beauty, and aesthetics sector. The company Launched in 1987, and are the longest standing software company. Over 1,700 salons in more than 10 countries use i-salon. Continue reading “Want to know what booking software RUSH salons use?”
Hairdressers Journal International are one of the leading magazines for the hair industry. The magazine has been in circulation since 1882. It is currently published in the UK as a monthly magazine specifically for the hair industry. Continue reading “Join HJ Magazine at this years RUSH Live event”
Rush Chairman, Andy Phouli started Rush 22 years ago opening the first salon in Wimbledon with co-founder and friend Stell Andrew. Andy spoke in an exclusive interview in March’s issue of Hairdressers Journal magazine*. As Rush are continuing to grow, reaching the 100 salon mark across the UK, Andy reflects over the growth of the Rush brand and what he has learnt over the years. Continue reading “Rush Chairman talks about Rush’s history and growth”
Rush Hammersmith re-opened its doors on Saturday 19th March 2016 with new owners, Ruby and Josie. The two sisters bought the salon as franchisees and have relaunched it with their own creative flair. Continue reading “Rush Hammersmith becomes a family franchise”
Rush Ipswich opened on Saturday 19th March. The first Rush salon in Ipswich and the third franchise salon opening of 2016. Continue reading “Sisters franchise together to open new salon, Rush Ipswich”
Buying a franchise and owning your own business, is not something you go into lightly – it is a big decision and takes a lot of time to think it through. We’ve put together the top 5 questions everyone needs to ask themselves before investing in a franchise. Continue reading “5 questions to ask yourself before buying a franchise”
Looking back over 2015, it has been a very busy year for Rush! Opening 12 salons, growing out of London and the South for the first time and winning some big awards. We take a look back at Rush’s 2015 business growth and industry highlights… Continue reading “Rush’s 2015 Business Roundup”
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.”
Continuing to grow across the UK and now reaching the Capital of the West Country Rush have landed in beautiful Bristol opening salon No.74 with Franchisee, Sohan Singh. Continue reading “Big Business for Bristol – Meet our new franchisee, Sohan Singh”
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.”
Husband and wife, Susan and Archie became Rush’s latest franchisees taking the brand for the first time to Birmingham. They share why they chose to franchise with Rush and about opening in a new area. Continue reading “Rush opens in Birmingham! Meet our new franchisees”
Rush Haywards Heath opened its doors on 5th September 2015. Franchisee Ruth talks to us about her decision to franchise and why she has been overwhelmed with the support and encouragement in her franchising process with Rush.
Continue reading “Why I chose to franchise with Rush – Ruth, Rush Haywards Heath”
On Saturday 12th September, Rush opened their 70th salon in Liverpool making it their first salon in the North of England, expanding outside of London and the South East. Rush are really excited to be continuing their journey of expansion, growing up the country hitting Liverpool’s city centre first.
People choose to franchise for a variety of reasons. From being unable to reach your full potential in your current career, lack of flexibility in the workplace, or simply wanting to be your own boss using a tried and tested business model. Women deciding to go into self-employment are increasingly more drawn to franchising as they are able to start a business confidently with the ongoing support and training from an established brand.
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.
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.
Rush are heading to Hair UK at the NEC Birmingham on Sunday 10th – Monday 11th May speaking about career and franchising opportunities. The biggest names in the industry will be showcasing the latest business ventures, training and career opportunities this weekend at the Hair UK exhibition.
Rush opened its 64th salon in Brentwood in April 2015, owned by long standing employee and now franchisee, Graham Bates.
Rush Brentwood is located on Brentwood’s bustling high street in a high footfall area within a busy and friendly community and is a popular area for the cast of hit TV reality show The Only Way is Essex.
Continue reading “Meet Graham, Rush Brentwood Franchisee”
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.