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SALON TODAY RECOMMENDS: Salon Success Stories—Referrals, Retail, Online Booking and Hiring

Elizabeth Jakaitis | December 9, 2016

Salon ownership is about innovation; implementing new methods that will grow business and client satisfaction is key. At SALON TODAY, we're always on the lookout for accounts from salon owners on ways that they have made their business more efficient and profitable. Here are a collection of success stories gathered by Aveda Means Business which outline paths to gaining referrals, growing retail sales, implementing online booking and hiring smart.

Salon Today 200 The team at Rock Paper Scissor SalonSpa in Santa Fe, NM.
Salon Today 200

2017 Salon Today 200: Employee Education

Stacey Soble | December 3, 2016

For the most successful service providers, education is a career-long process. The best salons develop systems to strengthen the skills and confidnece of their newest team members, whicle encouraging their seasoned staff to continually stretch by brining education into the salon or supporting those who venture out to seek new skills. Find out which salons received top honors in the Salon Today 200 by developing strong education programs.

Profiles The November/December 2016 cover of Salon Today.
Profiles

Perfect Partners

Stacey Soble | November 8, 2016

When salon owners, manufacturers and distributors put their heads together, new business ventures flourish, and everyone benefits--including the clients.

Profiles
Profiles

Honing a Curly Hair Expertise

Stacey Soble | November 1, 2016

Seattle's Gene Juarez Salons and Spas partners with Ouidad, bringing a new level of curly hair cutting expertise to the styling team. At the same time, the salon company's marketing team leverages window signage, email newsletters, shelf talkers, brochures, and social media to communicate the new expertise to guests.

Profiles The Skin Authority retail kiosk with the iPad which connects consumers to a virtual skincare coach through Skype or Facetime.
Profiles

Reimagining Skin-care Education

November 1, 2016

With an ipad located in the retail area, clients and salon staff members can connect with a Skin Authority expert via Skype or Facetime for an at-the-moment consultation at any time. Skin Authority recently partnered with Salon Services to get the system into salons, helping them with skin-care education and retailing.

Salon Business News
Salon Business News

Day 1 & 2 From HAIR+ Summit

October 20, 2016

Earlier this week, MODERN SALON MEDIA hosted the first HAIR+ Summit in Atlanta, offering stylists and salon owners the opportunity to dive deep into the causes of thinning hair and hair loss, while exploring the many solutions available for their clients who suffer from hair loss issues. Find out what happened each day at the event and learn who was there by browsing through our pictures.

Career Denise Avallone and Donna Huston, owners of Adagio for Hair in El Dorado Hills, CA.
Career

The Healthy Workplace Checklist

Rosanne Ullman | October 4, 2016

When salons encourage their stylists to make health and fitness a priority, the team is better able to take care of the salon's clients. Healthy Hairdresser Editor Rosanne Ullman compiled this Healthy Workplace Checklist to help owners with specific action items they can implement to begin developing a culture of wellness.

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