Barbers looking for a way to manage busy Saturday morning queues will rejoice at the latest self check-in technology released by Shortcuts Software. With its newest addition, Shortcuts has taken the agony out of queuing by making it possible for clients to check themselves in online before they arrive, and track their wait-times on a revolutionary real-time integrated wallboard. As well as online check-in, Shortcuts also allows guests to sign in via a tablet or PC in the waiting-area, serving as a virtual receptionist.
Booker, that platform that allows you to run your business anytime, anywhere, has recently released a suite of new features based on merchant feedback! These new support customer growth and help businesses run more efficiently.New features and services include:
One of the more difficult parts of being a salon owner is having to deal with the inevitable sticky employee situations that are sure to arise. While these types of interactions are never fun, there are certain things employers can do to ease any tension, and handle any employee issues with ease. Below, check out a few essential tips from Eufora’s Director of Business Development, John Cutrone, and never fear an unfortunate employee situation again.
Renowned haircare company Joico recently announced its latest new promotions and hires at the brand.
Tina Wylie joined Joico's field team as Territory Manager, covering the Northwest Market with primary focus on the Boston area. Tina comes to Zotos with a strong background in business development and education from Kenra. As Territory Manager, Tina will be responsible for managing the full service, Cosmoprof stores, and the advisor team for the Northeast Market.
Ever hear of the saying “It’s not what you know – it’s who you know?” Well, in the beauty and fashion world, it’s actually “who knows you” that really matters. It’s a stylist’s reputation that opens the doors to projects that money can’t even buy. Geneva Cowen, Artistic Director for Sam Villa, is a 2014 NAHA Winner in the Editorial category, and it all started 5 years ago when she made a goal to work with Pascal and Jérémie.
Although salon owners may not realize it, they, personally, have a brand and in order to be successful in this industry they must constantly check in to see what their brand is projecting/saying to their clients. Every shortcoming behind the chair is a reflection on the salon and, consequently, the salon owners as well. Many salon owners neglect doing a brand review of their salon because they are busy running day-to-day operations or even because they are scared to find out the answer.
Craving a curlier client base? You've good reason! Curly-haired men and women make up a significant portion of the world demographic, and your salon's numbers can reflect that—as long as you use all the right moves! We checked in with Brandie Kekoa, founder of Be Kekoa Hair Studio and the Be Kekoa product line, to pick up some key tips on attracting and retaining curly clients.
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Beauty box subscriptions are becoming more and more common, and as the variety of companies offering the service expands, more beauty brands are getting involved. Should you consider beauty boxes as your next business venture? We consulted with Jennifer Norman, Vice President of Marketing for derma e, to find out!
Q: Why are box subscription services so popular? What's the appeal?
Palladio Beauty Group, marketer of premium color cosmetics, announced the appointment of Thomas R. Winarick to the position of President overseeing marketing, sales and operations. This appointment advances Palladio Beauty Group’s initiative to significantly increase its global reach and enhance the positioning of the Palladio Herbal and Vitamin Enriched beauty brand.