Management Practices

Growth After a Walkout

Stacey Soble | September 8, 2015 | 10:57 AM

Every salon owner fears a walkout, and most will experience one at some point in their salon’s history. For Maggie DiFalco, owner of Maggie the Salon in Pembroke Pines, Florida, that dark day arrived in 2011, after five years of consistent growth. “We lost five of our top stylists and revenue dropped 40 percent,” DiFalco remembers.

Throwing in the towel wasn’t an option for DiFalco. Instead, she decided it was time to put everything she had learned in business classes, seminars, conferences and industry events to use—immediately.

Follow DiFalco’s journey as she brought on a new product line, strengthened her recruitment and training processes, rebuilt her team and fortified her customer service. Click here to read the entire article on  

Neill-TSP is a proud supporter of the SALON TODAY 200, and hosts the recognition party each year at its Serious Business event, which will be held January 31 through February 1 in the Saenger Theater in New Orleans. For additional information and to order tickets, visit

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