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Study Shows How the COVID-19 Lockdown Impacted America's Ability to Sleep

Sleep Standards, an organization dedicated to helping Americans sleep better, releases results of a study that shows how the COVID-19 lockdown impacted our snooze time.

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How to Rehearse Your Reopening

As salons reopen across the country, there are big changes ahead. Since many stylists tend to fear change, practicing the new policies and procedures helps ease anxiety before opening while helping your team exude confidence to their guests once you've opened. Samatha Georgson, director of makreing for Inspired Enterprises shares how they did this at Be Inspired Salon in Madison, Wisconsin.

Answering the Most-Frequently Asked Questions about the Payroll Protection Program

Following a SALON TODAY/ISBN webinar on staying strong during the salon shutdown, Kopsa Otte's April McDaniel addresses some of the most frequently asked questions written in by listeners.

15 Ways to Work ON Your Business When You Can't Work IN Your Business

If the COVID-19 pandemic has you closing your doors for the next two weeks, that doesn't mean you can't continue to work on your business. SALON TODAY gives you a list of ideas.

PENZONE Salons + Spas Voluntarily Close Their Doors Amid Public Coronavirus Concerns

Following a move by the Ohio governor to close bars and restaurants to dining-in guests, Debra and Chuck Penzone make the bold move to voluntarily close their beauty and wellness businesses due to Coronavirus concerns, despite the fact not a single client or guest has reported exposure to the virus.

Match Makers: How to Recruit and Retain Talent in These Turbulent Times

With cosmetology schools and the students they graduate on the decline and competition for talent ramping up, salon owners are finding it increasingly more challenging to recruit and retain talent. That perfect storm is encouraging many salons to get creative when it comes to connecting with emerging talent while solidifying the cultures that keep new hires on staff long term.

Editor's Note: The Talent Storm

Editor Stacey Soble shares a letter she received from an owner detailing the current struggle in recruiting and retaining talent in the salon.

5 Ways Becoming an Educator Changed My Life Personally and Professionally

Do you have a bright star on staff whom you think would make a perfect national educator? Ever wonder how pursuing an education tract would help them and your salon flourish? Kevin.Murphy's Kate Reid recently pontificated that idea and developed a list of ways becoming an educator has shaped her personally and professionally.

Do I Need Salon-Specific Business Management Software?

Whether you manage a one-person salon or a large chain, a salon point-of-sale (POS) system that meets your business’ specific needs provides vital help with payments, scheduling, reporting, and more.

WEBINAR - 5 Technology Tools Fueling Salon Success

To help you prepare your strongest technology toolbox, this webinar invited five successful salon owners to share and discuss their favorite tools to grow their businesses in a challenging, ever-changing landscape.