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Landmark CA Legislation Defines "Independent Contractor"

AB 5 does provide relief for establishment owners that both work as stylists themselves as well as rent booth space.

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Salon Owners Share the Mistakes that Taught Them the Most

Business mistakes can be embarrassing, expensive and painful, but when you harvest the lesson within, they also can represent growth opportunities. Heed the advice of these nine owners who shared the important management lessons they've learned.

National Salon Suite Parent Company of MY SALON Suite & Salon Plaza Opens 100th Location in Richmond

Suite Management Franchising, the nation’s premier salon suite franchise housing both MY SALON Suite and Salon Plaza, announced today its milestone achievement of reaching 100 open locations.

Solo Artists, Booth Renters, Independent Contractors, Change Is Coming in CA

"...the vast majority of booth rental salons as currently constituted in California are now in legal jeopardy."

Stylie One Offers Premiere Orlando Attendees Free Lifetime Subscriptions

Headed to Orlando for Premiere June 2-4? Stylie One is offering independent stylists a show deal--a free lifetime subscription--while it also debuts its new online booking platform, Schedule Fresh.

MODERN EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Sola Salon Studios New CEO Randall Clark

“We’re 13 years old but five years ago we had 70 locations,” Clark says. “Today, we are close to 400 open locations, nationwide."

Beauty Pulse: Why Stylists Fly the Salon Coop

Oh where, oh where do good stylists go when they leave the salon? Salon Today's most recent Beauty Pulse attempts to find out, plus owners reveal the strategies they use to retain clients.

ShearShare On-Demand Salon Space Rental App

ShearShare helps to keep salons full and allows licensed barbers and cosmetologists to find space for their client appointments whenever and wherever they need it.

Making the Move to Your Own Space

You’re at the top of your professional game. You have clients who love you, and you have a solid vision of where you want to go, career-wise. But you find yourself constantly wondering… Could there be something more? It might just be time to make a move –– time to go out and become an owner.

Rental Realities: A First Look

As publisher of the Modern Salon, SALON TODAY and First Chair magazines and online platforms, MODERN SALON Media is unique in covering and working with all segments of the professional salon industry—from cosmetology students to stylists ...