As he launches The Salon Project within Saks Fifth Avenue, Joel Warren designs a salon concept the elevates hairdressers as artists and gives them more control over the client appointment, treats the client to a more serene, bespoke seamless experience; and streamlines systems allowing for more business growth.
In an effort to continue attracting a young, fashion-forward shopper and drive overall store traffic, JCPenney reinvents its salon concept with The Salon by InStyle while also rolling out Sephora inside JCPenney. Natalie Lockhart, vice president of salon at JCPenney tells us how this strategy is working out.
After hearing Van Michael speak at Serious Business and the Data-Driven Salon Summit, salon owner Jennifer Bellau Baudier mystery shops one of the Van Council locations in Atlanta and comes home with a list of management ideas.
In a series of frank dialogues with owners and stylists around the country, Nick Arrojo gets to the bottom of how salons can compete in today’s crazed retail world.
The International SalonSpa Business Network’s latest Show and Tell-style program takes salon owners into the operations of some of the most successful chains for an elevated and personalized learning experience.
Young leaders from the 2 to 10 Project compete to design salon cultures so strong, no employee would dare leave. Check out their innovative ideas.
Both Solo Artists, mother/daughter duo, Tammy and Lauren Muniz, have developed an ideal working relationship. Though the family business model may not be ideal for everyone, Tammy and Lauren have garnered a lot of success with this strategy. Today, there are plenty of working stylists who are trying to navigate the landscape of developing their own business while staying involved with their families. Here are a few pointers.
At Serious Business in January, a panel of four owners of multiple salons spoke to the audience about the power of will and how it has affected their careers. As successful salon owners, Van Council, David Wagner, Debra Penzone and Eveline Charles employ hundreds of stylists and support staff. They have seen it all, and offered the audience valuable advice on hiring a staff that will build up your business’s culture.
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.