Hair Cuttery is an American-based hair salon that caters to both men and women alike. Founded in 1974 by Dennis and Ann Ratner, the first Hair Cuttery salon doors were opened in West Springfield, Virginia. Since their founding, Hair Cuttery has expanded and is now one of the biggest privately owned salon chains in America. It boasts salons along the east coast and the Chicago metropolitan area. Owned by Ratner Companies, there are over 1,000 salons that employ more than 14,000 hair stylists across 14 states. Their biggest competitors are Sport Clips, Super Cuts and Great Clips.