This is your business—but you’re never working alone. From comprehensive startup plans to ongoing operations help and innovative ideas, the support never stops at Waxing the City®.
“Owning our Waxing the City® studio has provided us with an amazing opportunity to be in business for ourselves, but not by ourselves. We are both excited to go to work each day.
From providing the best waxing services, to building a great staff, we can do it all with the great support we get from the team at Waxing the City®.”
We want you to be confident in every decision. Here are some of the services available when you become a Waxing The City franchise owner.
Self Esteem Brands Real Estate has partnered with some of the top local real estate brokers in all key metro areas across the U.S. and Canada. This partnership offers local knowledge and connections with developers to ensure the most competitive locations are shared with our franchisees first.
Our in house Real Estate team has over 50 years of combined knowledge and experience that they can provide to franchisees in the form of site selection, LOI, and lease negotiations. The blend of local representation along with our Real Estate team’s guidance has proven to be a winning combination in markets both big and small, allowing us to secure quality locations and strong lease terms for all of our brands.
Our financing department has a streamlined consulting process that begins with a review of your personal and business finances. We then recommend a wide range of products and services for financing your Waxing the City studio(s). These include SBA loans, financing packages, leveraging retirement funds, and making use of personal resources. Note: Franchisees of the Waxing the City® system are eligible for expedited and streamlined SBA loan processing through the SBA’s Franchise Registry Program.
Our construction and design department has an end-to-end project management solution to set you up with an architect, help you find contractors, obtain bids, and manage the build-out process. A standardized supply system and corporate design guide will help you seamlessly integrate Waxing The City brand elements into your studio décor, producing a welcoming, comfortable, and functional space to run your business.
You and your staff will be supported at all levels. This includes new franchisee training tailored specifically to studio operations, plus ongoing regional workshops, advanced managerial sessions, and an annual conference. Your studio coordinators have a customized training track where they learn the art of superior client service. And our master trainers provide unrivaled technical training to ensure your licensed estheticians are certified to deliver our best-in-class waxing services.
Waxing The City offers a host of tools and resources for our franchisees. This includes a Web-based Franchisee Support Center with real-time franchise news, an online operations manual, extensive training curriculum, staff management features, and more. You can also participate in regularly-scheduled conference calls and webinars for ongoing updates and education.
Our experienced marketing team will help you generate buzz in your community. From a grand opening program that builds excitement in your market 45 days before and after your studio opens, to innovative plans, programs, and promotions using custom-designed marketing pieces, you will have the tools and resources to drive studio traffic. Other innovative ways to attract clients include our corporate-level social media properties (with the option of going local) and guidelines for getting publicity through local media outlets.