Four salons - Arrojo Studio, Voga Salon, Izzaau Salon, Spa and Serata, and Birds Barbershop - put new technology from STX, Salon Clouds, Smarter Lifestyle Network and Facebook Workplace to the performance test in real-world salon environments, and their findings improve innovation for the entire industry.
The motivating tales of profit-driving strategies from Van Council, Monty Howard, Robert Cromeans, Allyson King, Laura Ortmann, Jim Pacifico, Scott Missad, and Jana and Frank Westerbeke from the first-ever Data-Driven, Salon Summit.
At Studio 7 Salon and Spa in Ames, Iowa, Krista Harvey adopts team-based pay, then digs herself out of debt and builds the salon culture she always imagined.
The 2017 Technology and Software Guide
With several new entries, this 2017 guide profiles the hottest tech programs for streamlining salon business.
Patrick McIvor lists his favorite tech tools for improving the quality of an owner's life; ESON's Joanne Magana creates a fun, culture-building exercise that helps owners and their teams foster their EQ-Emotional Intelligence; with a variety of networking experiences, this year's ISBM conference aids multi-location owners in ramping up their guest experiences; The Millennium Experience taps into the perfect balance of artistic and business education to lure owners and their teams; and The Ratner Group's Dennis Ratner and Phil Horvath share plans for rolling out The Path to Prosperity and a cool new app to grow stylist incomes.
In a special op-ed piece, 19 sponsors of this technology issue address the question, "How can salons and stylists leverage the latest technology to attract new clients and continuously engage existing ones?"