Salon Business News

ISBN's Support Our Future Webinar

Join Gordon Logan, ISBN’s government relations chair, and Frank Schoeneman and Tony Fragomeni from Empire Education Group, on March 2 at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST to learn how the recent developments impact your salon or spa company, as well as how you can help your local schools and future professionals.

Salon Business News

Oh, What a Night!

At the sixth annual Salon Today 200 reception, hosted by Neill Corporation on the final night of Serious Business in New Orleans, Louisiana, salon owners and teams from 112 of the 2016 class of 200 honorees were on hand to collect their certificates.

At the elegant party the guests enjoyed cocktails, appetizers and networking with one another before the certificates were presented.

Salon Management

9 Marketing Ideas for Valentine's Day

Show your clients some extra love this Valentine's Day with these marketing ideas designed to attract new clients and encourage existing ones to rebook:

Repurpose Remaining Christmas Stock: If you have leftover stocking stuffers from Christmas, try to clear it up sooner rather than later! Convince clients to purchase them as a Valentine’s Day gift for themselves or for someone they know. If the products’ packaging is Christmas-themed, you can sell it at a discount or encourage them to repackage it before giving it to others!

Industry News

Watch Live Online Tonight: Hair Color Inspiration from Club Intrigue

Tonight Club Intrigue presents their In The Club event, featuring contemporary hair color and top inspirational looks for 2016. National Goldwell Artist Nick Pagano will be sharing an array of industry techniques including color enhancement, hair cutting and editorial styling he has practiced through years of New York Fashion Week, ad campaigns and celebrity events.

California's "Welcome to Our World" at the State Capitol, April 11

The 16th Annual California 'Welcome to Our World' (W.O.W.) event happens for California legislators, regulators and staff members on Monday, April 11th from 3-6 pm on the west steps of the State Capitol building in Sacramento.  This year’s event theme is “Beauty Backstage”.

Industry News

Salon Design Trends from Minerva: Reclaimed Wood, Brushed Steel and Color Accurate Lighting

New releases from Minerva Beauty, Inc. highlight the latest trends in salon design, including reclaimed wood furniture for sustainable, rustic-chic remodeling; handmade, two-tone brushed steel for a modern, industrial look; and high definition LED salon lighting that ensures color accuracy. These additions to Minerva’s expanding salon equipment lines reflect current priorities for salon décor: environmental responsibility, antique inspiration with modern flair and functionality for a smooth-running salon environment.

Salon Management

Salon Geeks Consulting Firm Unveils New Sinfully Blonde Business Plan for Salon Growth

Salon Geeks consulting firm specializes in growing salon businesses by exploring series of questions and assessments to develop a SIN (Salon Intelligence Number) profile. Now, they unveil a new Sinfully Blonde business plan, a monthly offering to provide salons and spas with a disciplined, cost-effective, step-by-step approach for developing their full potential.

Industry News

Beauty Pitch Returns to PBA Beauty Week

The Professional Beauty Association (PBA) and Cosmoprof North America (CPNA) announce the return of Beauty Pitch, to be held Saturday, July 23, 2016. Hosted by CPNA, this one-of-a-kind beauty-centric competition will be held in Las Vegas during PBA Beauty Week. This event provides entrepreneurs from all sectors of the beauty industry a way to connect with qualified investors and the industry-at-large.

Industry News

Watch 'The Reset' - Howard McLaren's Documentary on the Challenges Facing the Beauty Industry Today

Howard McLaren, past creative director of Toni & Guy and Bumble & bumble, and co-founder of R+Co, debuted his documentary, The Reset, at Luxury Brand Partner’s Front Row. He calls on industry leaders to lift the veil on the beauty industry and discuss some hard truths, like fear-based resistance to innovation and the broken and segmented system of licensing and education.

Salon Management

Culture Corner: Clearly Focused

After reading several great business books like Jim Collins’ From Good to Great over the past year, Oliver Steinnagel decided he needed to spend some quality time with his staff members. Steinnagel who owns Oliver’s Hair Salon in Overland Park, Kansas, with his wife Wendy, starting taking three employees at a time and hosting focus groups.

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