When Penzone Salon + Spa opened its newest location in May 2018, it took the opportunity to completely reinvent the brand. Working with business consultant Venn Brand Group and the micro agency The Wonder Jam, the salon realigned its spa mantra to “We improve lives from the outside in.” This mantra supports the salon’s new holistic approach to beauty.
Ginger Bay is proud of its 27-year history within the St. Louis community and wanted its brand to reflect its longtime presence. To promote the rebrand, Imaginal Marketing incorporated the St. Louis Arch and local scenery into an illustration, using the tagline Share The Love—STL is the nickname for St. Louis as well as its airport code.
Zano launched Bridal to Go. One staffer handles all bridal bookings, coordinating staff and upselling services before and after the wedding day.
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.
Throughout the month of March, Virtue Salon put out social media content to get their clients to bring in donations of shampoos, conditioners, female hygiene products, shaving supplies and soap. They collected more than 3,600 products.
Salon Spa W's Going Global campaign incorporated a variety of digital and traditional marketing elements and had the whole salon buzzing about spring fashion and travel products. During the celebration, the salon ran a promotion on travel products, allowing clients to pick six and receive a free travel pouch which resulted in $2,600 in sales.
Apothecanna’s philosophy, aromas and textures perfectly resonated with the Habitude guest, so Inez Gray determined 4/20 was the perfect date to co-brand with the cannabis-derived line on a Mother’s Day campaign, because “What do Moms need more than weed cream?” The spa sold more than $45,000 worth of gift cards, attributing its success to the controversial and exciting campaign.
Two of RedBloom Salon's master stylists took the lead on a marketing project that had some legs. Without telling the team why, they asked each member why they love what they do and collected the responses through an online form. On a Monday, when the salon was closed, the team leaders used window markers to write the responses on the salon’s windows to surprise both the guests and the team members.
Salon Art-Tiff purchased a Starbucks gift card to treat its Facebook following. We loaded $100 on the card and posted it to Facebook—the bar code could be scanned right off the Facebook feed,” Sue Burkholder says. “It’s a small way for us to give back and get our name out there for a minimal cost.”
In February, Nurtur posed a correlation between shades of hair and how clients like their coffee. With 173 likes, it was a hit.
Bangz Park Avenue wanted a fun, interactive way to educate guests about their new lip collection. Partnering with Imaginal Marketing, they created a custom blog that included a guide for selecting the best lip shape to complement one’s hair color, as well as picking just the right shade for a special occasion.
In an effort to find a way to communicate the season’s hottest trends in cutting and coloring and freshest products, as well as share some tips and tricks, Gene Juarez Salons and Spas launched GJ Experts. Each issue shares more than 100 photos of work from Gene Juarez artists.
Interlocks leveraged an email newsletter to launch its 30th anniversary celebration. Its simplistic design was elevated with textural details, an on-trend color palette, script font and the special 30th anniversary logo.
Penzone Salon and Spa’s most important announcement of the year centered around the company’s new branding concept and the opening of its newest location: Penzone Salon + Spa Dublin. Check out their creative email newsletter they sent out for this announcement.