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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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 Business News

StyleSeat Acquires BeautyBooked

StyleSeat, a leading mobile and online destination for booking beauty and wellness appointments, announced that it will acquire NYC-based BeautyBooked - a discovery and booking platform for high end salons and spas. The acquisition of BeautyBooked, which has more than 1,000 marquee salons on its platform, enables StyleSeat to expand into the $21 billion salon and spa segment.

Industry News

OPI’s Bill Halfacre Passes Away

William “Bill” Earl Halfacre, age 74 of Arrington, TN, passed away Sunday, January 10, 2016. A native of Old Hickory, TN, he was preceded in death by his father, Donald Earl Halfacre.

Halfacre was Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing for OPI Products Inc.

A veteran of the professional beauty industry, Halfacre held senior management and Chief Operating Officer positions within several of the industry’s largest companies.

Industry News

SALON TODAY RECOMMENDS: 5 Tips for Salon Owners on Being a Leader that Elevates Stylists and the Business

In SALON TODAY’s constant search for practices and strategies that lead to stronger salon businesses, we came across five articles from Neill-TSP that offer valuable tips to salon owners. From how to support your stylists and clients to what you should look for in business relationships, these tips can set you on the path to becoming a stronger leader.

1. Care for your stylists through employment benefits and professional and personal support.


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