It’s Time for a New Business Model

It’s Time for a New Business Model Last year, the beauty industry lost over 21,000 salons, almost 9% of the previous years’ total. There are various reasons for this reduction including: salon walkouts, salon suite/loft growth, escalating overheads, standard of work and bored consumers. In other words, the salon didn’t excite the consumer with anything […]

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Question Everything And Assume Nothing

We each have a responsibility to elevate the thinking in our industry. We can do that by questioning everything and assume nothing. Have you ever made a decision without questioning why? Steve Jobs, Vidal Sassoon and many other inventors and pioneers questioned the status quo’s thinking within their respective industries. We become better hairdressers, salon […]

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The Third Place with Subliminal Messaging

The Third Place with Subliminal Messaging The salon of the future will not survive on hair services alone. It will have to be supplemented with other reasons the consumer will want to visit. We need to ensure that consumers view our businesses as “The Third Place.” Your home being the first place, your work is […]