As the associate executive director of the Professional Beauty Association, Sam Leyvas provides an optimistic update from the Salon/Spa Performance Index, the quarterly composite index that tracks the health of the U.S. salon/spa industry.
With 35 barbershops open and another 60 in the works, V's Barbershop strives to maintain a consistent service at every location. That proves tough when water quality and water pressure varies greatly from location to location, so Emily Brown, director of operations, sought some help from Ecoheads.
With the opportunity to watch a family dynasty grow over the past 20 years, Salon Today's Stacey Soble makes some observations about Gadabout Salonspas and the foundation of success the business has with Pam McNair-Wingate.
He owns and manages two salons and four grooming establishments, designs his own furniture and lighting and is a dedicated husband and father--somehow Kelly Gorsuch manages to pack more than 24 hours in his day.