Stacey Soble has been involved in the conversation of salon business for more than two decades—as a reporter, a consultant and as the editor in chief of SALON TODAY. She has been responsible for growing the brand's celebrated recognition programs, SALON TODAY 200 and SALONS OF THE YEAR, and has launched two new competitions in recent years--STAMP (SALON TODAY's Annual Marketing Program) and the SALON TODAY Total Makeover Competition. She is a frequent speaker on the topic of salon business at industry events.
Never has it been more important to recognize your team members for their contributions, so SALON TODAY recently asked owners how they celebrated holidays, birthdays and work anniversaries, and they responded with some wonderfully creative ideas.
Having a successful retail season depends on your ability to stock up on what your clients are seeking. This new report on the most popular beauty gifts in each state may give you insight on how well you will do this year.
In addition to creating more digital services and leaning heavier on retail, Kimble designed a list of services that could get her hesitant clients in and out of the salon quicker. Listen in to this captivating conversation.
In a candid video interview with SALON TODAY, owner Adrienne Velazquez shares her own successful pursuit of beauty, and how she surprised her parents by becoming a six-figure stylist and building a business that is approaching seven figures.
The essay portion of the SALON TODAY 200 application tends to give applicants the most anxiety. But your thought process may be making it more stressful than it needs to be. Find out what the judges are looking for, and how you can write a stronger essay.
A number of policy tweaks help Gene Juarez Salons and Spas level the playing field and create a better experience for team members and guests. In addition, the company offers a first look at its new boutique salon design concept.
As the first salon business conference to return live after the pandemic, Data-Driven Salon Summit was as much of a reunion for salon owners as it was an exploration of data metrics and new growth opportunities.