Great Clips Open New Franchise in Pleasant Plains NY

January 20th, 2012

Great Clips Hair SalonGreat Clips Hair Salon is now open for business in Pleasant Plains. Staff members include, from the left, Patty Rios; Alyssa Lamorgese; Maryann Lerman; Aimee Rotando; Virginia DelVecchio; Louise Waldman; Kathy DiMitri, owner; Denise Schiera, and Sharon Prunetti.   (Staten Island Advance/Hilton Flores)STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – PLEASANT PLAINS – Former Oakwood resident Denise Arango Schiera and Nick Schiera, formerly of Huguenot, are celebrating the grand opening of their fourth Great Clips Hair Salon in the Waldbaum’s Center in Amboy Plaza.

Great Clips bills itself as the world’s largest hair salon brand in the $55 billion-a-year haircare industry. The franchise’s success is built on its mission to provide convenient, affordable, and high-quality haircuts to men, women and children.

Great Clips Hair SalonSharon Prunetti gives a hair cut to Jonathan Alleva, 7, of Tottenville.   (Staten Island Advance/Hilton Flores)

The Schieras opened their first Great Clips salon nine years ago in Princeton, at that time the first Great Clips salon in New Jersey. Schiera holds a master of business administration degree from St. John’s University, Grymes Hill, and a bachelor of science degree in accounting from St. Francis College in Brooklyn. Ms. Schiera holds a master of business administration degree and a bachelor of science degree in marketing, both from St. John’s University, Grymes Hill.

The Princeton salon, along with their Hamilton (N.J.) Great Clips salon have received numerous awards for sales success. Their newest salon in East Windsor (N.J.) recently was recognized for outstanding operations. The Schieras’ company employs 40 hairstylists throughout Central New Jersey and Staten Island.

The Schieras hope to bring this level of hair care to their newest Great Clips salon in Pleasant Plains. The salon, at 6390 Amboy Rd., in the Waldbaum’s Center, hosted its grand-opening celebration on April 16. Giveaways, balloons and a Great Clips mascot along with free refreshments, were part of the festivities.

In addition, all haircuts will be $2.99 for a limited time only to celebrate the grand opening.

“We are excited to come back to Staten Island to share the Great Clips concept with our family and friends, “said Ms. Schiera, the salon’s owner.

The salon is open seven days a week, including evenings. No appointment is necessary. Regular haircut prices are $13 for adults and $11 for kids and seniors.

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