Did you know the IRS MANDATORY COMPLIANCE for the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is just around the corner? Salons with 50 + full time equivalent employees must provide a 1095 form to each employee by March 2, 2017. If you are a part owner in other businesses, these employees count too! Learn how to do this easily here.
When Ted Gibson and Jason Backe announced they were closing the Ted Gibson Salon in NYC at the end of December '16, it sent shock waves through the professional community. Here's the industry's response.
The amount of education that is offered at the International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) is better than ever this year. Along with professional education classes in hair, nails, skin and business, there will be a number of stage presentations featuring the biggest names in beauty.
These 2017 Salon Today 200 honorees understand that inventory control is a balanacing act. Run too low on product, and you miss valuable sales. Carry more than you need and you tie up cash that could be used in other areas of the salon. Find out who won honors for the inventory management.
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.
While it's a service provider's job to take care of the client, it's a salon owner's job to take care of the team. Salons and spas that offer rewarding compensation and benefits packages and design transparent career paths retain valuable talent longer, which helps them grow the business faster.
By embracing a revenue management system from the travel and hospitality industry, New York's Asandra Spa Lounge has grown to two locations and more than $5 million in sales. Discover how co-owners Gene and Paul Frisco use capacity planning to keep the appointment books full.
In an effort to compete with the blowdry bars in his community and attract a new niche market, Adam Broderick teams up with Color Wow to develop his new AB Style Bar at his Southbury, Connecticut location.