Kidsnips is a locally owned company that owns and operates a group of family salons. Kidsnips specializes in giving kids haircuts and styles though it also serves teens and adults. Kidsnips is known for the quality haircuts and other services that they offer to the clients. The kids get the haircuts while they are distracted from what is happening by the video games, kids' movies and the car shaped chairs. Kidsnips was founded in the year 1997 by two mothers who were frustrated because they lacked somewhere they could get quality haircut for their kids. Today, Kidsnips has become the premier haircut provider in Chicago with the 9 stores it operates.