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AMBER MANNING General manager, Just Cuts announced as Top 10 of Inside Franchise Business's Top 30 F

21 Feb 2019
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Thursday 21 February 2019

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AMBER MANNING General manager, Just Cuts announced as Top 10 of Inside Franchise Business's Top 30 Franchise Executives

On Wednesday evening in Melbourne, Just Cuts General Manger, Amber Manning was named number 10 at the Inside Franchise Business’s Top 30 Franchise Executives event to officially launch the report published by Octomedia.

Amber said of the title. ‘I’m proud to of won top 10! I could not achieve this without my amazing team and our wonderful Franchise Owners. This acknowledgement is a true testament to the strength of the Just Cuts community as a group.’

Amber was one of two women announced in the prestigious Top 10. The other, Natalie Brennan, General Manager of Muffin Break took out number one. ‘This is a fantastic showcase of, and example of why women in senior roles are the powerhouse leading franchise business success in Australia’ Said Denis McFadden, Founder of Just Cuts Franchising. ‘We need to see more of it.’

Sarah Stowe, Editor of Inside Franchise Business said “Inside Franchise Business Top 30 Franchise Executives report puts the spotlight on the outstanding 30 high performing individuals who made their mark on franchisees across their networks in 2018.It’s a recognition that franchise success is not just about the numbers or network growth... franchise success is a result of a 360 view of the livelihoods of the franchisees.”

Amber doesn’t plan to slow anytime soon when asked what’s next she said.  “A big goal is to make sure our Australian and New Zealand owners’ profitability stays strong, whilst increasing our brand footprint in New Zealand and shouting about the benefits of Just Cuts in the UK. I want to lift our JUSTICE Professional range so that we’re on track to be the largest private label hair and beauty company in Australia by expanding our digital offerings and strategy,” she says.

The Top 30 Franchise Executive were judged on six categories.

• Best practice

• Innovation

• Leadership

• Franchise citizenship

• Industry impact

• Professional development

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For further information and to organise a photo or interview with Amber Manning, General Manager of Just Cuts, please contact:

Kelly Gaunt

+61(2) 9527 5444 or kelly@justcuts.com

http://justcuts.com.au

More about Just Cuts

Just Cuts is an Australian hairdressing franchise that bridges the gap between a barber and a high end hair salon. With salons in every state of Australia and on both the North and South islands New Zealand, it is the largest hairdressing company in the Southern Hemisphere. Based on a fixed price, no appointment system, Just Cuts offers clients affordable haircuts from fully qualified hairdressers and performs over 100,000 Style Cut cuts per week across Australia and New Zealand.

Just Cuts was the brainchild of Denis McFadden, who turned a simple idea into a business concept that would change the hairdressing industry forever. McFadden ran his first ever “no appointment, $6 Style Cut” promotion at his humble Sydney salon, receiving an outstanding response from clients. It was on this basic fixed price initiative that the idea of Just Cuts was born. The following year, the inaugural Just Cuts salon opened its door to the public. And in 1990, the first Just Cuts franchise opened in the suburb of Engadine, in the south of Sydney, New South Wales. Our brand has continued to expand ever since, with over 200 locations across Australia and New Zealand.

In 2013, Just Cuts launched JUSTICE Professional – a range of salon quality haircare and styling products available exclusively in all our salons at a competitive, affordable price. The JUSTICE Professional line has something for everyone, including everyday shampoos and conditioners, anti-dandruff and dry scalp treatments, toning products, nourishing leave-in treatments and a range of hair styling waxes and sprays.

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