WHEN THE CELL PHONE STORE closed in the outdoor, mixed-use lifestyle center in San Jose, California, where Kane Bennett’s Atelier Salon and Spa and Atelier Studio are located, she recognized an opportunity to expand the smaller salon and initiate her plans to update her brand
WHEN KARIE BENNETT cut her bangs on her third birthday, her family didn’t know she was taking the first step on her career path. And when the young stylist took her first styling job at Command Performance, she hadn’t yet envisioned that she’d own two (soon three) salons, capture the 2011 NAHA Salon Master of Business Award and follow another path by enrolling in the Writer’s Group at Stanford University and becoming a magazine and newspaper writer. “It all seemed to unfold depending on the choices I made.” she says “I wasn’t afraid to take a risk or make a mistake.”
The Data-Driven Salon Summit was “a chance to see how some of the ‘big boys’ do it with real-world, actionable examples of things you can implement in your salon to drive bottom line results and have a positive impact on culture.
When the lease ended on one of Atelier’s three locations, the owners decided to merge their team members into the other two locations. The salon hired Imaginal Marketing to design the eye-catching announcements in the form of a poster, a banner and an email announcement.
With two locations and 50 employees, one of Karie Bennett’s biggest challenges is communicating announcements to her staff.The owner of Atelier Salon and Studio in San Jose, California, regularly needs to let her staff know about new ...
With a live education event in progress when the superstorm hit, Arrojo Studio had to find shelter for 60 visiting Arrojo ambassadors, all while trying to fulfill product orders and communicate with salon clients without access to power.
After a successful 20-year styling career and several leadership roles at the Van Michael Salon in Atlanta, Georgia, Harry D. Wood felt that developing an educational program that helped stylists excel at their careers and enhance their income was his next entrepreneurial progression.
In this one-on-one interview, Hollywood’s favorite male grooming expert Diana Schmidtke offers the behind-the-scenes look at her job styling on the set; details her newest adventure with John Paul Mitchell Systems’ Mitch, and tells you what your male clients really think.