Guinot, #1 skincare professional brand in France and pioneer in the science of beauty, is now becoming the world leading skincare beauty salon franchise in the world! Through our exclusive and innovative treatment methods and our know-how in salon’s management, we are making beauty salons business a potent investment.
Unique Business Proposition
#1 in Professional Beauty & Skincare
Through 17,000 outlets and beauty salons
More than 450 franchisees in France; & in UK, USA, Germany, Russia…
Management, production, R&D wholly integrated in France
Highest pharmaceutical standards
Guinot – Mary Cohr is recognized as the leader in the professional beauty business in France as well as in many other international markets. Now represented in 75 countries around the world with more than 17,000 outlets and beauty salons.
Founded in Paris in 1963 our mission is to offer our clients alternative aesthetic treatment through our innovative and patented products and skills, which are created in our own dedicated R&D laboratory & factory in France. Our company is proud to meet the highest pharmaceutical standards (ISO certification 22 717, 14 001, FDA approved).
In 2010 we launched our unique franchise concept of highly attractive skincare & beauty salons. These salons fully reflect our clinical & results oriented image as the professional leader in cosmetics. There are now over 450 franchisees in France and abroad with increasing numbers of franchisees in UK, USA, Spain, Russia, Germany, Korea, Pakistan, India, Guatemala, Japan… further expansion continues apace each year with 66 openings in 2019, 56 in 2020 despite the pandemic and 85 are planned for 2021.
As manufacturers of the highest quality beauty products and established as both operating and offering a fully proven, highly successful business concept in 2013 we launched our own Beauty Academy in Paris.
At the GUINOT – MARY COHR Academy we train 400 students each year to become beauticians, managers or entrepreneurs. This enables our group and our network of beauty salons to attract today’s finest beauticians, which is key in the professional skincare market.
Guinot Training & Support:
What differentiates your brand in terms of support and training provision for new franchisees & master franchisees?
Support to implement your local market study
Support with finding the commercial location
Production of 3D plans of frontage & interior
Support with hiring local staff
3 weeks initial training (2 weeks in Paris and 1 week locally)
Preparation of the opening communication and marketing plan
Access to all our marketing services and tools
OPENING AND FOLLOW UP:
Opening week with the presence of our team
Visit our International trainers for local assessment and support
Check up the good knowledge and the knowhow of franchise partners
Provide 360 degrees training manager and beautifications to improve skills
Regular and In-depth business analysis to plan actions accordingly
Help with preparation of local events
Annual Franchise Seminar
Guinot Investor Profile
Major requirement / investment for a Master Franchise:
Set-up of one, two or more beauty salons (pilots / wholly-owned) according to the territory
Set -up of training centre according to the franchise standards
Need of a dedicated team for the project: developer, promoter, trainer, marketer
Experience in franchising (with proven success with one or more franchise concepts).
Medium or large organisation to qualify as a Master or Multi-Unit franchisee (with an established business in place, preferably in the beauty industry).
A business wishing to diversify its portfolio by starting an enterprise in a new, competition free franchise territory for beauty salons. The Master Franchisee may well be the first to develop its territory thereby becoming the leader without any viable competitors.
Experience in the beauty industry and/or services is an advantage (hairdressing, cosmetics/beauty retail, spa…) but is not a requirement.