As a salon owner, it’s part of your long list of responsibilities to run a profitable salon. Building a profitable salon means providing your team, and yourself, with opportunities for freedom, security, benefits, growth, education and much more! But like most aspects of running a business, it’s not an easy task. Here's some advice from SALON TODAY blogger, Kati Whitledge.
The President’s Club Barber Shop in Millburn, NJ, co-owned by Katie LaVecchia and Laura Aguilar, has found success with a membership model at its 10-month old barbershop spa.
Pricing is one of the most important business decisions you will ever make as a haircutter. Here are five tips for effective pricing and price management.
In December, Congress passed and Trump signed the biggest tax bill into law since 1986. Is this a blessing or a curse for salon owners? Find out as CPA Larry Kopse reviews the changes with Salon Today.
Salon Today is always on the lookout for savvy business advice, and we recently found great reads on these topics on Aveda Means Business. Get more info about Aveda’s new Full Spectrum Demi+ Line; Learn how one master colorist produces $500,000 in retail and service revenue each year. Boost your bottom line; hear what you can expect at Serious Business 2018; and see what one salon does to show client appreciation.
At SALON TODAY, we're always on the lookout for best practices and how-to case studies from salon owners on making business more efficient and profitable, and encourage our community to search for and share solutions. Here is a collection of success stories recently added to the Aveda Means Business blog. This series covers hiring strategies, strengthening retail with new promotion ideas, and helping staff grow color revenue.
On the first day of our 12 Days of the Salon Today 200, we proudly introduce you to the honorees in our newest category—Profit Center. These savvy salons and spas cultivated growth by introducing new services or products to their clients.
Inventory is fun! Said, no one ever. While it is one of the biggest pain points for a salon or spa owner, it is a necessary evil that can have detrimental effects on your business if managed improperly. Here are some tips and tricks to best manage your salon or spa inventory.
Get this free guide to start leading a culture that retains clients and increases revenue. Your front desk can do so much more than answer phones. If trained correctly, your front desk has the potential to generate additional revenue by increasing your average ticket. Creating a culture that is focused on maximizing profit at the front desk can be done through up-selling, cross-selling and add-on services. This guide provides industry-proven dialogue to get your team started.
Salon Muse and Blow Dry Lounge in Louisville, Kentucky was getting close to closing its doors when owner Angela Nunn sought help from Summit Salon Business Center. Together they steadied the salon's cash flow, calmed its turnover, boosted sales by 90 percent, paid off the loan and gained a loyal staff. See how.
Strategies responds to the compensation needs of employee-based salons and spas with a two-day conference in San Antonio, Texas on October 15-16, 2017. New this year will be sessions specifically for service providers where staff members will share their experiences working in a Team-Based Pay salon.
Two Chicago salons are gaining recognition for pricing based on hair length rather than gender. The system has proven to be not only socially impactful, but also business savvy.