Popular beauty franchise brand Amazing Lash Studio® announces acquisition, as part of nationwide research and development program
September 26, 2018 // Franchising.com // Scottsdale, Ariz. - Amazing Lash Studio, the nation’s largest and fastest growing eyelash extension beauty franchise brand, announced today it has formally established a separate business unit, Amazing Lash Corporate Ventures, to purchase, operate and build corporate Amazing Lash Studios. Under this new business unit, Amazing Lash Studio has acquired seven Phoenix-area studios. In Arizona, Amazing Lash Studio has 12 total locations.
The beauty brand has over 200 open studios in 33 states and 714 regional developer units awarded, and is slated to continue to open between four and 10 new franchises every month. Earlier this month, Amazing Lash Studio was acquired by Denver-based WellBiz Brands, Inc., a wellness and beauty franchise portfolio company with over 600 combined U.S. locations across its four brands: Amazing Lash Studio®, Elements Massage®, FIT36® and Fitness Together®.
“Operating company-owned studios enables our management team to be more involved in daily studio operations, more actively engaged in the direct guest experience, and conduct research, development and testing within our own studios before we launch programs to our franchise community. The outcome of this will be enhanced execution and support,” said Heather Elrod, CEO of Amazing Lash Studio.
The seven studios in Arizona that Amazing Lash Corporate Ventures acquired include:
- Amazing Lash Studio - Arcadia (4325 E Indian School Rd 120, Phoenix, AZ 85018)
- Amazing Lash Studio - Ahwatukee (4722 East Ray Road Suite 21, Phoenix, AZ 85044)
- Amazing Lash Studio - Desert Ridge Marketplace (21001 North Tatum Blvd. Suite 80-1093, Phoenix, AZ 85050)
- Amazing Lash Studio - McDowell Mountain Ranch (14692 North Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd. Suite 141, Scottsdale, AZ 85260)
- Amazing Lash Studio - Paradise Valley (10810 N. Tatum Blvd. Suite 104, Phoenix, AZ 85028)
- Amazing Lash Studio - San Tan Village (2765 S. Market St Suite 104, Gilbert, AZ 85295)
- Amazing Lash Studio - Tempe Marketplace (2000 East Rio Salado Parkway Suite 1074, Tempe, AZ 85281)
To support the Arizona region, Amazing Lash Studio corporate hired a regional manager, Renee Campbell. Campbell’s background is in the beauty industry with high profile companies such as Honest Company and Benefit Cosmetics.
Amazing Lash Studio earned the rank of #5 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top New Franchises for 2018 and ranked #260 on the Inc. 500 List this year. Amazing Lash Studio provides semi-permanent eyelash extensions at stylish and convenient retail locations offering private lash application suites. The brand has a patented application process that enables a highly trained staff of licensed estheticians and cosmetologists to complete the service in a fraction of the time required at traditional outlets. For more information, visit AmazingLashStudio.com.
About Amazing Lash Studio®
Amazing Lash Studio was founded in 2010 with a vision to be the leading provider of affordable eyelash extensions. Amazing Lash Studios are retail salons that apply semi-permanent eyelash extensions utilizing a proprietary, patented process to the client’s own lashes, replicating the curve and size of natural lashes. The concept began franchising in 2013, and to date has over 200 open studios in 33 states and 714 regional developer units awarded. They recently earned the rank of #5 on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top New Franchises for 2018 and were ranked #260 on the Inc. 500 List. Amazing Lash Studio is part of WellBiz Brands, Inc., a wellness and beauty franchise portfolio company with over 600 combined U.S. locations across its four brands: Amazing Lash Studio®, Elements Massage®, FIT36® and Fitness Together®. To learn more about Amazing Lash Studio®, visit www.amazinglashstudio.com.
On Behalf of WellBiz Brands and Amazing Lash Studio
SOURCE Amazing Lash Studio®