Salon Muse and Blow Dry Lounge in Louisville, Kentucky was getting close to closing its doors when owner Angela Nunn sought help from Summit Salon Business Center. Together they steadied the salon's cash flow, calmed its turnover, boosted sales by 90 percent, paid off the loan and gained a loyal staff. See how.
Strategies responds to the compensation needs of employee-based salons and spas with a two-day conference in San Antonio, Texas on October 15-16, 2017. New this year will be sessions specifically for service providers where staff members will share their experiences working in a Team-Based Pay salon.
We polled Healthy Hairdresser's Advisory council and asked: "How can team efforts toward fundraising or awareness of medical/social issues benefit a salon culture or the industry in general?"
Whether you’re outfitting a whole new beauty operation or have decided your salon and spa needs a little rejuvenation, design can be fun but also frustrating. To lend a hand, top furniture manufacturers share their latest products and top salon and spa designers offer their best shopping tips.
Sometimes life gets so hectic we forget how important it is to take a break. A recent stay at a boutique hotel reminds Editor Stacey Soble to slow down and enjoy the journey--and she finds the escapist quality in many of this year's SALONS OF THE YEAR.
This just in! Ulta Beauty just announced the formation of the Ulta Beauty Pro Team, an epic grouping of hairdressing talent with more than 100 years of combined experience. As this news breaks, MODERN is in Orlando with Ulta Beauty and team lead Nick Stenson, chief artistic director. See who’s on the team!
Although recent rains have alleviated immediate concern over drought, environmentalists warn that water shortages are a new reality. How does that impact a water-reliant industry like beauty? Learn what you can do to help.
Business is always changing and salon owners need to know the next best practices if they don’t want to be left in the dust. Aveda Means Business has been sharing articles on the ways business is shifting between you and your staff, as well as you and your clients. These are the discussions to be involved in to stay ahead of the curve.
Meeting at various restaurants every Tuesday evening, Maurice, Nick and Ermanno Venere connect and keep their business thriving.
"As a former school owner, I feel for the student who asks for a job at our salon without the interviewing, technical or social skills needed for the job. Although I felt badly, I was powerless--until now."
Author E.M. Kelly once said, “A boss says, ‘Go!’ A leader says, ‘Let’s go!'” And it’s true. There is so much more to being a leader than just being in charge. Great leaders are necessary for the growth and longevity of an organization.
Salon Today gives owners a new voice through its Beauty Pulse surveys—the first one gathers info on salon staff meetings. Take five minutes and participate!