The 17th Annual SALON TODAY 200 Announcements

By Lauren Salapatek | 12/02/2013 11:23:00 AM


Santa has his list, and we have ours. Over the next 12 days, SALON TODAY will be celebrating the honorees in its 17th annual SALON TODAY 200, by announcing a different best practice category each day. Alerts will go out daily at 12 noon (CST). All of the previous days’ listings will be posted on and on SALON TODAY’s Facebook page. Below is our schedule of ST200 celebrations—watch out to see who’s been extra nice this year!

December 3: Advanced Education

December 4: Compensation & Benefits

December 5: Customer Service

December 6: Environmental Sustainability

December 7: Philanthropy

December 8: Planned Profitability

December 9: Recruitment and Training

December 10: Retail and Merchandising

December 11: Retention & Referral Programs

December 12: Technology

December 13: Growth

December 14: Growth






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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