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2020 SALON TODAY 200: Directing Your Salon's Success

Before exploring the individual profiles of the 2020 SALON TODAY 200 honorees, we study the collective narrative their data tells us about the professional salon industry.

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2020 SALON TODAY 200: Growth (Part Two)

On the 12th and final day of the 12 Days of the SALON TODAY 200, we're so excited to celebrate the 2020 honorees in the second half of the Growth category. These salons master a number of best business practices to propel their growth. These honorees grew their overall sales at a rate of 10.6% of higher between 2017 and 2018.

2020 SALON TODAY 200: Technology

On the 10th Day of the 12 Days of the SALON TODAY 200, we eagerly celebrate the 2020 honorees in the category of Technology. These salons know that technology serves as an additional manager, simplifying systems and processes, communicating and education guests, measuring and motivating team members and marketing to the community for new business.

2020 SALON TODAY 200: Salon Leadership

It's Day 9 of the 12 Days of the SALON TODAY, and we're excited to debut the 2020 honorees in our newest competition category--Salon Leadership. These owners develop a vision for the people they lead, then inspire them to follow that vision. At the same time, they carve out leadership opportunities within their salons so their team members continue to grow.

2020 SALON TODAY 200: Salon Culture

It's Day 8 of the 12 Days of the SALON TODAY 200--a day for celebrating the 2020 honorees in Salon Culture. These salons know that culture is that tangible energy that binds and propels a team, attracts clients, and forges a brand.

2020 SALON TODAY 200: Retention and Referral

It's Day 7 of the 12 Days of the SALON TODAY 200, and time to celebrate the 2020 honorees in Retention and Referral. These salons know that their ability to attract new guests fuels growth, while their ability to get those guests to return again and again dictates their overall success.

2020 SALON TODAY 200: Profit Center

It's Day 5 of the 12 Days of the SALON TODAY 200, and we're celebrating the 2020 honorees in the category of Profit Center. These salons constantly are on the search for new salon services, products and management strategies to boost the bottom line.

SALON TODAY 200: Compensation and Benefits

On the 1st Day of the 12 Days of the SALON TODAY 200, we excitedly present the 2020 honorees in the category of Compensation and Benefits. While it's a service provider's job to care for the clients, it's an owner's job to care for the team, and these salons do that brilliantly with competitive compensation programs, transparent pathways to growth and creative benefits.

SALON TODAY 200 Application Deadline Extended to September 15

The SALON TODAY 200 is the professional beauty industry's premiere salon business competition. To help salons that are racing the clock to get their applications in, the competition extends its deadline to September 15!