The Lemon Tree Franchise

A unisex haircutting establishment

The Lemon Tree was founded in 1974 to provide family haircuts. When Joan M. Cable purchased her first salon in Bethpage, New York, this mother of three kept the salon open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.

Today, nearly 100 franchises offer services ranging from haircuts and styling to beard and mustache trim, updos, body waves, highlighting, coloring and permanents.

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How much does it cost to open a The Lemon Tree Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a The Lemon Tree Franchise is between $62,600-$109,100. There is an initial franchise fee of $20,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the The Lemon Tree name.

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  • Term of Agreement:
    15 years

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The Lemon Tree is one of the nation’s top franchises specializing in value-oriented family hair care. It all started in 1974 when Joan M. Cable, a mother of three small children at the time, purchased her first salon located in Bethpage, New York with $2,000 she had borrowed from a family membe...

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When did the first The Lemon Tree open? 1974
When did The Lemon Tree start Franchising? 1976

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 62 0 0 0
2004 58 0 0 0
2003 58 0 0 0
2002 62 0 0 0
2001 62 0 0 0
Year U.S.A.
2005 62
2004 58
2003 58
2002 62
2001 62
Year Canada
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
Year International
2005 0
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
Year Corporate
2005 0
2004 0
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2002 0
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United States: Connecticut, Florida, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania,

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee Yes No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment Yes No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Additional training available as needed

Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising

15% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 - 10

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (60% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at The Lemon Tree Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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The Lemon Tree

The Lemon Tree

The Lemon Tree
400 Jericho Turnpike Suite 326
Jericho, NY


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