Our Story

Providing independent hair & beauty professionals with an affordable and flexible workspace.

Our suites offer salon and business professionals the opportunity to own and operate their own salon type of business without the hassle of leasing a traditional space on the high street or renting a chair in a salon.

Phenix, as a salon suite concept, is new to the UK, but with over 300 successful locations already thriving in the US, started by hair stylist Gina Rivera (featured on Channel 4’s Undercover Boss), it is paving the way for how Hair, Beauty, Health & Wellbeing professionals will do business in the future.

A world recognised professional in the hairdressing industry, John Gillespie has established an exceptional track record in driving improved business performance.

A world recognised professional in the hairdressing industry, John Gillespie has established an exceptional track record in driving improved business performance, continuous market innovation and the utmost customer service standards through the management of his own business as well as positions with the globally operating brands Schwarzkopf, the Amway Corporation and L’Oréal. Having consistently delivered engaging educational programmes, marketing seminars and staff development initiatives – performing to up to 6,000 people at a time across more than 50 different countries – John now specialises in brand building and conceptual ideas, tailored to an organisation’s products, market and business culture. He offers an invaluable level of knowledge and critical business expertise to help an organisation achieve sustainable change, enhanced revenue generation and maximum customer engagement.

One of the most influential and well-travelled hairdressers in the UK having worked /performed in 50+( different countries, grown a successful salon and led the creation of several notable products – including the recently released Arconic Paddle Hair Brush (John’s own unique invention)where he featured on Channel 4’s prime time Dragons Den Style tv show . And he won orders from major national retailers ! John also featured the Arconic Brush on QVC shopping channel in UK and HSN channel in USA .

John with 40 years experience at the very top level has invaluable knowledge in the hair & beauty industry to share with and support our Suite owners .

At Phenix Salon Suites you will find a space that blends creative collaboration with an entrepreneurial spirit.

Coming from a family who has been in the industry since 1929, Gina Rivera, was destined to pursue a career in the world of beauty. Gina skyrocketed to success when Phenix Salon Suites became the fastest growing salon suite company in the beauty industry.

Phenix Salon Suites has developed an innovative approach to small business ownership by inviting lifestyle professionals to operate their business in a beautifully designed suite catered to them.

“Building your own business can be a daunting task. One needs a lot of passion in addition to support.”

Gina Rivera

Giving you the opportunity to run your business, the best way possible.

Phenix Salon Suites is changing the Salon & Beauty Industry, having been named in the Entrepreneur’s Top 500 Franchise List and the only Salon Suite / Studio concept to make the top 500 Ranking by Entrepreneur Magazine. Phenix Salon Suites is poised to be the premier provider of salon suite concepts throughout the United States, Europe and internationally.

What our professionals say

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