Stacey Soble has been involved in the conversation of salon business for more than two decades—as a reporter, a consultant and as the editor in chief of SALON TODAY. She has been responsible for growing the brand's celebrated recognition programs, SALON TODAY 200 and SALONS OF THE YEAR, and has launched two new competitions in recent years--STAMP (SALON TODAY's Annual Marketing Program) and the SALON TODAY Total Makeover Competition. She is a frequent speaker on the topic of salon business at industry events.
The essay portion of the SALON TODAY 200 application tends to give applicants the most anxiety. But your thought process may be making it more stressful than it needs to be. Find out what the judges are looking for, and how you can write a stronger essay.
Three years ago best friends and fellow hairdressers bought some equipment, converted a spare room into a studio and launched their "Your Day Off" podcast, exploring the inspiring stories within the beauty industry. SALON TODAY catches up with them and poses five questions.
Tickets for this year's Data-Driven Salon Summit, which will be co-located at America's Beauty Show in Chicago September 12-13, are live. Get your first look at our lineup of speakers, as well as some special perks this year. Early bird pricing ends July 19, so book today!
How is your personal beauty business recovering from the pandemic? And, what challenges are you facing? Listen in on our complimentary webinar that reveals the results of the 2021 State of the Industry Research Study and learn how to grow from here.
In an effort to support the future of the professional beauty industry, Rosy Salon Software launched its Rosy Rewards Scholarship program in 2016, Here, the software company announces the first winners for 2021 and the next deadline for application.
With a bank of barber chairs and custom stations and a diverse retail array including Barbour outerwear, Steele Barber + Spa in Seattle is a haven for male clientele. Tour this cool 2021 Salons of the Year honoree.
Two retired friends from the Armed Forces find their next careers as the owners of the unique John Hancock Barbershop, which is housed in a special retail environment focused on male customers in Prescott, Arizona. Take a tour of this 2021 Salons of the Year honoree.
For the 40% of clients who desire texture in their hair, Goldwave's NuWave is an in-salon, semi-permanent, shape-changing service that leaves hair feeling as good as it looks--the perfect new service to boost revenue.
Having never known a stranger, Alan Sporn traveled to all seven continents and more than 50 countries, growing his family's hairbrush business. His family and friends remember him for his love of family, and his generous spirit.
With a mix of runway artistry and business know-how, Intercoiffure's Spring Atelier delivers a powerful informational punch. The event, which will be held April 11-12, is streaming for free to all beauty professionals.