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Schedulicity Secures $22M Funding to Drive Growth, Announces Launch of Payment Processing Technology

With a new round of financial funding, Schedulicity launches a new payment processing device and mobile card reader and offers a 1.99% credit card processing fee, the lowest rate in the industry.

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Color Savings with Ecoheads' Ping More than 'Vish'-ful Thinking

When used in tandem, Ecoheads' Ping color mixer and the Vish color management app help salon save 29% of every color application. Not only is that good for the environment, it's fabulous news for salon profitability.

What You Need to Know Before Purchasing a POS System

Today's salon management software programs come with a lot of bells and whistles, but what are the key features you need to run a growing and profitable business? This blog outlines the essential things to consider before you make that investment.

Millennium and Textel Elevate Client Communications

Through a partnership between Millennium and Textel, salon owners save time and money at the front desk, reduce no-shows and improve customer service.

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.

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.