When it comes to salon design, the appropriate lighting is one of the most critical design factors and it can impact how your clients feel about your services and your salon. With this helpful blog, Salon Designer Michele Pelafas offers six valuable pointers when it comes to selecting and positioning your lighting.
Today's salon-focused technology can fulfill your most pressing management issues, including booking and managing appointments, tracking goals an motivating the team, marketing your service and products and engaging clients. To help owners and managers shop for the latest in technology, SALON TODAY offers this comparison guide of products.
When technology companies partner with test pilot salons, the entire industry benefits with new innovation. Arrojo Studios' Nick Arrojo and STX Software's Jeff Mason tell the story of their mutually-beneficial partnership.
At the recommendation of another salon, Birds Barbershops' Jayson Rapaport gets into a testing program for Facebook's new Workplace program and discovers a valuable new tool for communicating with the company's 180 employees scattered across nine locations.
At the first Data-Driven Salon Summit, salon owners dig deep and share the stories of how they use data in their businesses, helping all owners to grow.
This technology can take a texting conversation and reply with artificial intelligence, making communication easier between clients and salons.
Inventory is fun! Said, no one ever. While it is one of the biggest pain points for a salon or spa owner, it is a necessary evil that can have detrimental effects on your business if managed improperly. Here are some tips and tricks to best manage your salon or spa inventory.
At the Data-Driven Salon event, Van Council, co-owner of the Van Michael Salons and Spas in Atlanta, shares how he leverages data for everything, including helping team members and salon locations achieve goals and reach new compensation levels.
Krista Harvey, owner of Studio7 Salon and Spa in Ames, Iowa, describes how converting her salon to team-based pay helped her pull the business out of debt and build a strong and productive culture.
Being a salon owner means managing the education of stylists, retention of staff, progress of profits and more. Inevitably, there are land mines in all of these areas and the path to success is not always clear. We've explored the Aveda Means Business blog and found stories of several salon owners who think outside the box to find solutions to common small-business struggles. Read about the areas where their businesses struggled and what they did to implement systems that work.
With a few hundred employees across three states, Robert Cromeans has gotten so good at reading individual staff member's performance data, he says he can predict how well they are doing in their personal lives, as well as at work.