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Number of units 65
Investment Level $300,001 ~ $400,000
Franchising Since1989
Royalty Fee6%

Trade Secrets is Canada’s franchise leader in the beauty product /salon – spa category with over 60 stores coast to coast. Trade Secrets is the originator of the one stop beauty boutique with over 4500 products that take care of the customer from head to toe, hair products, cosmetics, nail products, hair extensions, threading and waxing products with the compliment of a full service salon spa that can offer over 50 services in both hair and esthetical services. Trade Secret’s franchisees operate in the top malls and power center locations in Canada as well as financial district and street locations. Trade Secrets has experienced double digit growth the last three years as it continues to add cutting edge and in demand beauty products to the female consumer always looking for a great price, high quality and name brand products.

The professional salon product category, products which can only be found in salons or spas is in the billions of dollars in North America. The industry continues to enjoy huge growth in both the product and spa service area as baby boomers desire to spend more disposable income on high quality products that one can’t fine in department stores or pharmacies.. Trade Secrets buying department and research and development continues to search for the latest in high quality hard to find products that are trending towards the environmentally friendly, less energy requirement, less chemicals, no animal testing etc. The beauty industry overall is one of the largest industries in the world per dollars spent.

Trade Secrets has the benefit of having over 25 years in the beauty product retail and franchise business with 40% of its chain being owned by franchisees with more than one store. One franchisee has 12 stores. Trade Secrets offers a complete turnkey franchise from site selection and relationships with the largest landlords in Canada.

  • Site selection
  • Lease negotiation
  • Store design, equipment and complete buildout of store
  • Grand opening assistance
  • Complete training in all aspects of store operation
  • Ongoing store level support and HQ support
  • Franchisee conventions, regular feedback, advisory councils
  • Advertising and marketing support
  • Ongoing research into trends in the beauty industry
  • Volume buying and central distribution
  • Regular press releases and complete public relations strategy

Get into the beauty industry today which has proved to be recession resistant and enjoy a profitable , high repeat customer business in an upscale beautifully designed stores in the best malls in Canada.