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Schedulicity Secures $22M Funding to Drive Growth, Announces Launch of Payment Processing Technology

With a new round of financial funding, Schedulicity launches a new payment processing device and mobile card reader and offers a 1.99% credit card processing fee, the lowest rate in the industry.

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Phorest's Salon Owner Summit Roadshow Makes Next Stop in Philly

With a captivating lineup of speakers and plenty of prime networking opportunities, Phorest's Salon Owner Summit Roadshow plans to take Philly by storm this October.

Tips for Targeting Male Clients this Father's Day

Today's healthy salon businesses are growing their male clientele, and Father's Day is the perfect time to capture these clients while perfecting strategies for retaining them year-round. DaySmart's Jeff Dickerson offers a collection of helpful tips on grooming a robust male market.

Rebooking Really Not Happening? This May Be Why

A guest blog post from the founder of HairHoncho, a new free app for stylists and clients, alike.

Are You Losing Money On Your Toning, Retouch Or Highlight Services?

The more you know, the more you save and the more money you make. That’s true of everything in your business. When you’re informed, you can make informed decisions. Knowing your numbers when it comes to hair color usage is particularly helpful because it’s so easy to over-use product and undercharge for services. Here’s how three salons, with the help of Vish software, http://www.getvish.com/demo/salontoday were able to analyze the data available at their fingertips to determine which services were losing money and which were producing healthy profits.

3 Important Financial Management “Tips” For Salon Owners

Are you dealing with credit card processing fees; tracking tips for taxes; even looking for ways to motivate your clients to tip your stylists well and often to supplement their incomes and keep them doing hair at your salon happily ever after? Tippy claims to reduce credit card processing fees for salon owners and increase tips for service professionals.

Report: Who Spends on Beauty, Where Do They Live and What Will They Try Next?

The MINDBODY Wellness Index is a report devoted to all things beauty: spend, demographics, services consumers want to try next, top beauty and grooming services for men and women – and it’s even broken down by U.S. markets.

Tippy Partners with SalonCentric for National Rollout

Through the partnership, the tip-based solution app will roll out to professionals in more than 150 salons, with plans to roll out to additional salons throughout the United States.

Schedulicity Gives $10K Monthly Grants to Salon and Barbering Industry Professionals

Ok, listen up.  This is open to licensed stylists and barbers who post a video to Instagram with the hashtag #SchedulicityCares, explaining how the money would be used.

The Next Big Thing in Beauty: Over 29,000 Brands Show Their Latest at Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna

New technology, new trends, and new formulations are launched at this European trade show.