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Phorest's Salon Owner Summit Roadshow Makes Next Stop in Philly

With a captivating lineup of speakers and plenty of prime networking opportunities, Phorest's Salon Owner Summit Roadshow plans to take Philly by storm this October.

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Why Charging Your No-Shows Makes Good Business Sense

There are those clients who only miss appointments in a true emergency, and those who are habitual offenders. Phorest's Shauna O'Halloran proves that charging a no-show fee actually boosts client retention, while protecting your business from this bad habit.

The 2019 Technology Guide

Technology plays a strong hand in how successful owners lead their salons, and now the options go far beyong appointment scheduling. This helpful guide introduce you to a number of digital tools to add to your managment toolbox.

National Survey of Small Businesses Reveals Growing Technology Adoption

A survey conducted by DaySmart Software and Reserachscape International concludes that small business owners prefer cloud-based software over on-premise software to run their businesses. Findings also indicate that business owners who grew up in the digital age are more likely to use business management software.

The 3 Must-Have Weekly Salon Reports You Should Be Reading

In his first SALON TODAY blog, Phorest's Chris Brennan shares the three critical reports salon owners should study each week to keep their businesses on track and growing.

Design 1 Salon Spa Curates Video Education to Help Make Quality Consistent Across Locations

When a salon employs a number of assistants across locations, it can be challenging to control quality as each assistant is educated by a different mentor. To create both consistent education and service, Anna Walt and Kenzie Welch develop short education videos to compliment the salon's education program.

4 Automated Solutions for Booking More Appointments and Improving Revenue

RJ Horsley, president of SpotOn, shares how automated solutions can increase revenue by booking more new clients, improving client retention and reducing no-shows.

Here Are The 3 Salon Trends That Are Changing Everything

Are you ready for artificial intelligence, salon mobility and personalized marketing? These are the trending business “musts” for salons.

Salon Meets Today's Client Expectations for Convenience with New Technology Tools

From online appointment booking to e-commerce, new salon owners Anthony and Gloria Edge embrace technology tools that help them deliver on client demand for convenience, personalization and customization.

Shortcuts New Partnership Will Bring Beauty Services and Products to a Client's Front Door

Shortcuts recent partnership with bgX, an on-demand tech service that has a relationship with Uber, will help salons fill their clients requests for mobile beauty services and beauty services at home.