Regis Corporation owns, operates, and franchises hairstyling and hair care salons for men, women, and children in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Puerto Rico. It operates in three segments: North American Value, North American Premium, and International. The company's salons offer haircutting and styling, including shampooing and conditioning; custom styling, cutting, and hair coloring; and other services, as well as professional hair care products. It operates salons primarily under the SmartStyle, Supercuts, MasterCuts, Regis Salons, Cost Cutters, Hair Masters, First Choice Haircutters, Magicuts, and Sassoon names in enclosed mall shopping centers, strip shopping centers, Walmart Supercenters, department stores, mass merchants, and high-street locations. As of June 30, 2016, the company owned, franchised, or held ownership interests in 9,483 locations worldwide. Regis Corporation, through its 54.6% interest in Empire Education Group, Inc., operates accredited cosmetology schools primarily under the brand names of Empire Beauty School and the Hair Design School. It owns and operates 89 cosmetology schools in the United States. Regis Corporation was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Edina, Minnesota.