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.
If you've dreamed of becoming a SALON TODAY 200 salon but are not sure how to get started or are an honoree that would like the skinny on this year's essay, join us Monday, June 27 for this complimentary webinar.
In Sarasota, Florida, Cutting Loose Salon gathers local salon owners and schools to discuss how schools can best prepare students to work in salons and how salons can better reach prospective new team members.
Infused with retail options of men's clothing and accessories, Banter Barber elevates the grooming experience of its clients to the next level, while the barbershop's design has many elements that draw from history.
A new survey by OnePoll in partnership with L'Oreal Paris surveyed 2,000 American men across multiple generations about how confident they feel about their appearance, and the results may surprise you.
The team at SALON TODAY loves when we get the opportunity to surprise someone with good news. In this video interview, SALON TODAY's Stacey Soble and Belvedere Maletti's Luca Fonte surprise AnneMarie Krainich, the owner of Ottalaus Salon, with the news that her salon swept the 2022 Salons of the Year design competition. Watch the video and see how she reacts.
Three decades of history and a fortunate friendship help David Lowery build the salon of his imagination. Meet DL Lowry Salon in Indianapolis, the salon that capture 1st runner up in the 2022 Salons of the Year.
The 2022 Salons of the Year competition names Ottalaus Salon in South Jordan, Utah, as its Grand Prize Winner; TwinCutz in Fort Meyers, Florida, as the Barbershop of the Year; Sandals Nail Spa in Sylvania, Ohio as The Nail Salon of the Year; three runners-up and 14 Salons of Distinction. See who made the list, then take a virtual tour of all of the winners by clicking on their links.
At the base of the Rocky Mountains, the mostly white and black Ottalaus Salon is punctuated with furniture and art in shades of cerulean blue for a joyful effect. Get your first glimpse of the Grand Prize Winner of the 2022 Salons of the Year.
A fortuitous encounter with a psychic leads an Indigo Child to design a luxurious beauty retreat in Texas. Meet Indigo Child Salon, who captured second-runner up in the 2022 Salons of the Year competition.