As Salon Today extends its deadline for Salons of the Year 2017, it offers five tips for creating the strongest images for the photo-based salon design competition.
At a special recognition party following Serious Business in New Orleans, the Salon Today 200 celebrates its 20th anniversary, honors salons who've been named to the competition 10 years or more and recognizes the 2017 honorees.
As the Salon Today 200 prepares to celebrate the best and the brightest in 2017, we pause to reflect on how far salon business has come in our 20-year history.
A detailed look at the picture that the statistics from the 2017 Salon Today 200 paint on the state of the salon industry.
Niki Moon Salon features a 30-foot high, A-frame ceiling covered in knotty pines and accented by solid wood support beams painted in black. The salon has a feeling of open airiness, and the wood instantly creates a sense of warmth and comfort.
Ever wonder how we select the owners who make the cover of the Salon Today 200 issue each year? It's more complicated than you might think. Editor Stacey Soble walks you through our process and introduces this year's cover models.
Meet the second half of our 2017 Salon Today 200 Growth Honorees. When a salon or spa masters a number of best business practices, it often fuels its growth. The resulting momentum, as well as the extra resources, often encourage the business and its team to continue to expand as they seek success.
By excelling in a number of best practices, a salon creates the momentum that engages teams, excites clients and results in growth. And, growth in turn provides the resources needed to reach future goals. Here are the first 50 2017 Salon Today 200 Honorees in the category of Growth.
Meet the 2017 Salon Today 200 Honorees in the category of Technology. In today's fast-paced world, technology plays a critical role in boosting a salon and spa to the next lever--from communicating with guests, measuring and motivating team members and keeping all systems running strong.
Announcing the 2017 Honorees in the category of Salon Culture. Culture is that invisible, yet tangilbe, energy that binds and propels a team and attracts clients. A strong culture is hard to define and even more difficult to build. But when mastered, these salons are unstoppable.
Meet the 2017 Salon Today 200 Honorees in the category of Retention and Referral. These owners know a salon's ability to attract new clients fuels its growth, while its ability to get those ame clients to come back again and again drives its overall success.
These 2017 Salon Today 200 Honorees in the category of Retail and Merchandising understand that retail success requires the pull of the entire team--from the owners and front desk team who design promotions and creative displays to the service providers who educate each client.
Meet the 2017 Salon Today 200 honorees in the field of Planned Profitability. By predicting and planning fo profit and keeping a vigilant watch over expenses, these owners are building sustainable salons and spas that stand strong without relying on their income as service providers.
When salons and spas participate in community charities or organize their own philanthropic activity, they often are acting from the heart. But the goodwill generated from these activities serves as a powerful marketing tool and can propel both personal and professional growth. Here are our 2017 Salon Today 200 honorees in the category of Philanthropy.