Ratner Companies started with one salon and two Stylists back in 1974. Dennis Ratner was an up-and-coming hairdresser working in his father's Louis salon in Washington, D.C. It was the beginning of a new era, and Dennis envisioned a unisex salon convenient for the whole family. Over dinner with then-wife and fellow Stylist Ann, Dennis sketched on a cocktail napkin a business plan that laid the groundwork for the first Hair Cuttery salon. We are a company  were it's all about the people...We are Ratner Companies We are a company  were it's all about the people...We are Ratner Companies
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Hair Cuttery, "under attack," sues competitor for hiring salon's talent

In the salon business, where talent comes and goes, Dennis Ratner, founder and chief executive of the Vienna, Va.-based Hair Cuttery chain of salons, said his big edge comes from training employees to become part of his company's "family culture." Read more

 

 
The Washington Post

Ratner Companies Included in Capital Business Post 200

The Post 200 is the guide to the region's top businesses. Ratner Companies made the list for private companies. Read more

 

 
The Washington Post

Area Business Leaders Inducted into Washington Business Hall of Fame

The Washington Business Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding business leaders and their significant contributions to the quality of life in Greater Washington. Dennis Ratner, Class of 2014. Read more

 

 
The Washington Post

Washington Business Hall of Fame Class of 2014

Dennis Ratner, Co-Founder and CEO of Ratner Companies, was honored in the Washington Business Hall of Fame Class of 2014. The Washington Business Hall of Fame honors four leaders whose smarts, vision, and determination have made their enterprises and their community stronger. Read more  | Watch video

 

 

 

Salon Today

Celebrating 40 Years: The Hair Cuttery Story

In 1974, Dennis and Ann Ratner opened the first Hair Cuttery in 1974. 40 years later, Hair Cuttery now encompasses nearly 900 salons in 16 states. The phenomenal growth of the company can be traced back to its original business model which consisted of three concepts - convenience, price and consistency.

 
 
 

 

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ON THE WEB Hair Cuttery offers a full complement of cutting, coloring and texturing services at value prices with no appointment necessary. BUBBLES Salons SALON CIELO SALON PLAZA CIBU