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Exposé of Top Barber Chain Promised at ISBN

During the Interational SalonSpa Business Conference, the Tour de ISBN—an inside look at the operations of member salon companies—makes its second stop at V's Barbershops.

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The Psychology of Gift Giving

Shortcuts' Gabe Ormando uses research to prove that experiences make the most meaningful gifts, as well as some helpful strategies for designing a solid gift card program.

Breaking Down the Barrier of Blended Appointments

The potential minefield of blending walk-ins with booked appointments motivates many salons and barbers to opt exclusively for one or the other, but innovation-led Shortcuts now has the solution that allows salons to offer both with confidence.

A Trio of Brothers Connect and Talk Business Over Weekly Dinner

Meeting at various restaurants every Tuesday evening, Maurice, Nick and Ermanno Venere connect and keep their business thriving.

8 Hi-Tech Ways to Get Your Team on Board

From information access to selfies, Shortcuts' Richard Wildey offers 8 ways to leverage technology to engage your young team members.

Achieving a Work/Life Balance Through Technology

As part of Shortcuts' ongoing series on a good work/life balance, Clarissa Borg, partner in TONI&GUY Toronto, shares her secret to looking after her daughters and her business at the same time.

Eikonic House of Barbers Blooms through Technology

In a beautiful new video for Shortcuts, Salon Today 200 Honorees Jessica Hoach and Martin Truong explain how they balance the running of Eikonic House of Barbers in Toronto, with parenthood and their passion for gardening.

4 Tech Tips that Keep Clients Coming Back

Shortcuts' Paul Tate shares four technology tips that drive client retention.

Making the Big Software Switch

Find out how London's Urban Retreat, one of the biggest salons in the world, pulls off a switch to a new salon management software system, and how it's changing the team's behavior.

Performance Tracking Helps Boost Your Business

Salon software is so much more than a glorified appointments book. Scratch beneath the surface, and you’ll see that the real value of any salon technology system lies in the data – and the ability to drill down into your numbers and ...