If you were to pick a theme word for 2011's SALON TODAY 200, it would be VALIDATION. This year's competition measured all areas of salon business in calendar years 2008 and 2009-two of the toughest years for all businesses. For a salon to not only survive, but thrive during these years, strong leadership, solid systems, motivated employees and loyal customers were mandatory. Go to the digital edition

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