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2015 Salon Today 200: Philanthropy

On a daily basis, the staff of a salon or spa give of their time, talents and spirit to each and every client. When that giving energy is channeled by the business for a philanthropy, the local community or a cause benefits as the salon or spa banks community goodwill. To prove their philanthropic initiatives were well-planned, we asked ST200 applicants to prepare a presentation to their community betterment associaiton which explained how to organize a fund-raiser, using their activities as examples.

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MINDBODY Launches Big Goals, Big Rewards Competition

It’s time to make your New Year’s resolution, and this year the stakes are high for choosing a great business goal. MINDBODY, a global provider of web and mobile business management solutions for the health, wellness and beauty industries, recently launched a new, client competition: The Big Goals, Big Rewards competition. Open to MINDBODY subscribers, the grand prize winner will receive $10,000 in recognition of bringing a bold business goal to fruition.

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Armada-Style Unveils New In-Salon Service: e-CURE Treatment

Armada-Style, a leading Japanese beauty manufacturer, is excited to announce the launch of e-CURE Treatment, an innovative in-salon conditioning service that delivers instant, visible results that last up to 2 months. e-CURE Treatment restores the hair to a healthy pH balance from the inside out and delivers lustrous, healthy, manageable results to all clients.

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2015 Salon Today 200: Advanced Education

A steady infusion of advanced education keeps a salon’s team on-trend, motivated, creative and at the top of their game. In return, this renewed spirit fuels the salon’s sales and leads to growth. We asked ST200 applicants in this category to make a presentation to their staff memebers that outlines all the educational opportunities the salon/spa will provide for the upcoming calendar year. Extra credit was awarded to salons that implemented programs to cover educational costs and that required staff to come back and share what they learned with the team.

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Cutting-edge Curriculum Gives Students an Online Advantage

Nuts and Bolts Training, a leading provider of business education programs for cosmetology professionals, has completely rewritten its curriculum to recognize the changing needs of young people growing up in a multimedia world.

The new Cornerstone series incorporates the latest research in effective teaching methods, adapting all materials for online learning; introducing video and multimedia support to provide up-to-the-minute information about critical applied business skills students need to build a successful career.

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Outside Influence: Leaders Who Know How to Ask for Direction

The best leaders know how to ask for direction. SALON TODAY  recently invited industry experts to share a trusted person who helps them make the best decisions for their brand, when we asked:
“What expert(s) do you most frequently turn to for guidance and how does that help prevent tunnel vision?”

Jim Markham

Founder
ColorProof Evolved Color Care, Pureology, ABBA and Markham

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2015 Salon Today 200: Growth, Part Two

Sustaining steady growth year after year requires that a salon’s leadership master a number of best management practices, from recruiting the best talent to match your salon or spa culture to consistently delivering superb services and products with exemplary customer service to every guest, every visit. For SALON TODAY 200 applicants in this category, it’s a numbers game—who among them achieved the highest percentage of growth in gross sales between 2012 and 2013. This year, our Growth honorees grew at rates of 9 percent and higher, with an average growth rate of 22.76 percent.

Salon Business News

2015 Salon Today 200: Growth, Part One

Sustaining steady growth year after year requires that a salon’s leadership master a number of best management practices. From recruiting the best talent to match your salon or spa culture to consistently delivering superb services and products with exemplary customer service to every guest, every visit. For SALON TODAY 200 applicants in this category, it’s a numbers game—who among them achieved the highest percentage of growth in gross sales between 2012 and 2013. This year, our Growth honorees grew at rates of 9 percent and higher, with an average growth rate of 22.76 percent.

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PBA Executive Summit: How We Got Here

The leaders of approximately 130 beauty manufacturers and distributors gathered for the Professional Beauty Association’s first Executive Summit December 4-5 at the Montelucia Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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