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.
The World Health Organization's announcement about COVID-19 pandemic is raising many uncertainties and questions about the way business will now be conducted around the world. In the face of this unusual situation, companies often do not know what to do and how to communicate with customers, partners and even their own employees. The founder of the digital communication agency Blue Oceans PR share tips on how to manage this situation.
With cosmetology schools and the students they graduate on the decline and competition for talent ramping up, salon owners are finding it increasingly more challenging to recruit and retain talent. That perfect storm is encouraging many salons to get creative when it comes to connecting with emerging talent while solidifying the cultures that keep new hires on staff long term.
While salons are starting to see cancellations from cautious guests avoiding public places during the corona virus crisis, it's more important that ever to be extra vigilant about sanitation practices, while communicating to your clients the safety steps you're taking. SALON TODAY recently tapped Tamara Johnson Shealey, a beauty licensing and public health advocate, who shares some sage advice.
Using sensors to measure a client's personal hydration, moisture and pH levels, Face Haus estheticians perform customized facials, while sending data to product manufacturer Atolla, which delivers a personalized serum to the client's front door.
Getting employees to appreciate the importance of THE FUTURE with a 401K plan is the goal of Arik Efros, co-owner of the Eva Scrivo Salon. Efros outlines the importance of this perk and explains why many of the people in their NYC salon have already a nice bundle waiting for them upon retirement.
Anthony DeFranco of Anthony DeFranco Salon & Spa recently marked 30 years of business in the salon and spa sector in a unique way: giving back to the community that has supported him by honoring 10 inspirational women for the personal challenges they have overcome.