Barbershop Now! will help you earn more money, save more money and invest in a business that lasts. In this book, you’ll find the checklists, tips, ideas and strategies you need to achieve your dreams.
• Select the right location for your barbershop
• Negotiate the best lease
• Design a barbershop within your budget
• Secure financing
• Hire the right people
• Develop good working relationships with suppliers
• And everything else you need to know to own and operate a money-making barbershop
This book is a small investment in the health and success of your barbershop and it puts all the resources you need right at your fingertips.
• Design Tips
• Expert Advice
• Money-Saving Tactics
Business strategies and old-school barbering meet in this book, showing you the path to success as a barber. Opening and running a profitable barbershop has never been easier, thanks to the Ready, Set, Go! Barber Book Series. New and established barbers will find the information and inspiration they need to make the barbershop of their dreams a reality in the pages of this book. Tips from the pros, lessons from industry veterans and detailed price lists will help you build the barbershop you deserve. The days of the neighborhood barbershop are back, and that means profits for owners and a deeper sense of community for clients.
Get to know Jeff:
Jeff Grissler has been where you are and understands the inner workings of the salon industry and what leads to success as a salon owner. As a business owner, he understands the business landscape and what owners can expect and guides them to success. Jeff is a partner of and the National Sales Manager for Quest Resources—one of the salon industry’s leading financing companies for furniture and equipment. His career in finance began on Wall Street and he has been involved in the multimillion dollar beauty industry for over 20 years. Jeff has financed over 15,000 salons to help them open their doors or complete their remodeling project through creative financing strategies.
Published in many beauty trade magazines, Jeff is setting a new business standard in the beauty industry as we see it today. Jeff has a beauty portfolio of over 600 million dollars in salon financing and a network of over 150 manufacturers, distributors, and vendors. A gifted businessman and consultant, Jeff prides himself on his networking ability to bring people together to share new ideas and explore partnerships and marketing techniques. Through his skilled negotiations, he has convinced the banking industry to lift restrictions from the beauty industry. He has also negotiated contracts and leases with salon owners, spa owners, distributors, manufacturers, and banking management.
A beauty industry entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience in space-planning and design for salons. No stranger to the salon industry, Eric spent many years developing new designs and space plans, getting involved in every facet of the industry. Since the 1980s, Eric has imported salon furniture from many countries, such as Italy, Germany, Holland, and China, bringing in the latest trends and styles for the U.S. market.
Prior to writing this book, Eric owned several successful businesses, all involved in the salon industry, from a small chain of beauty stores to a cabinet manufacturing facility. He has also collaborated with companies such as Sally Beauty Supply, L’Oreal, and The Nailco Group.
Eric’s vision is to help clients create their dream salon with a cost-effective business model and ensure that they stay within budget for the long haul. As part of his successful career, he now teaches and consults with other organizations on how to achieve the same success.