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AKRON -- Great Clips, the world's largest and leading family hair care brand, is proud to announce the opening of its newest family hair care salon in Akron. Located at the West Market Street Station shopping area, at the site of the old "Westpoint Market," Great Clips will join Orange Theory as the first tenants in this beautiful new shopping experience.
Great Clips at West Market Street Station is owned and operated by The 220 Group, Ltd., a locally owned company for which this salon will be its sixth. The 220 Group's other salons are located in Hudson and Youngstown and are among the most highly recognized and awarded Great Clips' 4000+ salon system. The company's mission statement states that it is dedicated to becoming an important community contributor and has established its own "Most Inspiring Teacher" awards program whereby students are encourage do nominate a teacher who has inspired them to become a better student, person, sibling, etc. and makes cash awards to the school's media center in recognition of those teachers. The salon will be managed by Brandy Vaccarella, who is transferring from the Hudson based salon, and is a multiple winner of Great Clips' "Top Stylist" award.