When she opened her salon five months ago, Michele Pritchard knew she wasn't going to stock her shelves with retail. Instead, she wanted to utilize affiliate codes so guests could shop for their own product directly from beauty brands--and she could make commission.
To help support their members through the COVID-19 crisis, ISBN's online newsletter MUSE shares the ideas and words of encouragement from salon leaders. Here, Emily Brown COO of V's Barbershop shares the three things she's focused on, a bright idea and how she's keeping her spirits up each day while sheltering in place.
Small businesses flood banks with applications for Payroll Protection Program loans after Congress passes the CARES Act, but banks aren't equipped to process or fund the loans, leaving everyone in a state of CONFUSION. While you navigate these unprecedented waters, Qnity's Tom Kuhn offers some sound financial advice.
The tipping app Tippy introduces TipIt Fwd, a feature that allows clients to tip their favorite service providers, showering them with positive messages and help when most are not allowed to work through the COVID-19 crisis.
Winning SALON TODAY's Total Salon Makeover initiated a year of change for Metropolis Hair Fashions in Knoxville, Tennessee. Read the salon's diary of transformation, and find out how the owner plans to keep change a constant now that the makeover is completed.
As you pivot to take care of your team, your clients and your business during the COVID-19 crisis, SALON TODAY initiates a resource center where other salon owners and industry experts are sharing valuable documents that you can use as inspiration to create your own.
As we move through this crisis, we don't know what's on the other side but a healthy and trusted personal and salon brand will be more valuable, than ever. Stylists and owners can start thinking about and implementing these steps now.
Eurisko's Leon Alexander offers some rationale around the decision to 'suspend' your salon business in light of the COVID-19 crisis, as well as some nice messanging from salons who have voluntarily closed.