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AACS Sues US Department of Education on GE

Message from AACS President, Frank Trieu Earlier today, AACS filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education in Washington, DC. The lawsuit seeks to prevent the Department from enforcing the Gainful Employment rule against our member schools. The position of the lawsuit is that the rule treats our schools …

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MarketingMerchandisingOperations

If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them: Why eCommerce is an Opportunity.

Ten years ago, just when the industry was making real headway with retail, the arrival of online shops didn’t sound any alarm bells. Five per cent a year lost to Amazon and others wasn’t such a big deal. But a decade later, the stats show that online retail sales are …

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Past Events

Coffee Talk: Theories of Learning with Mark Kartarik

Mark Kartarik, President of Sport Clips Inc, he discusses theories of learning and how psychology can be used in coaching your teams towards success. As a pioneer in men’s grooming, Sport Clips helped define a category that continues to grow across the industry. The sort of growth demonstrated by Sport …

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Coffee Talk: Sustainability in Beauty with Peter Mahoney

Listen to Peter Mahoney, President of Summit Salon Business Center and Owner of Head Shoppe Salons, as he discusses the importance of sustainable practices in the salon. Partnering with sustainability expert Scott Moon from Green Circle Salons. Peter explores the cost effective and empowering programs that have helped his salon …

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Coping with Virtual Competition

Online sales of beauty products—including professional products—have never been higher, while product sales by salons continue to crash. One reason: Consumers love to shop on Amazon.com, where they can find any brand of beauty product they desire, with the entire line always in stock, reviews by bloggers and by  women just …

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Latest Product Trends

Want to stay ahead of the latest product trends? Hear from industry experts on what consumers are asking for, what stylists are in love with and what’s ultimately driving the most sales. Facilitated by April McCoy, DBE Manager of Cosmoprof Beauty, this panel will feature both fellow owners and members …

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Marketing

Video Marketing Strategies to Try Right Now

Video is amplifying marketing efforts across all different mediums – social media engagement, email open rates and website traffic to name a few. The fact, a research study conducted by Invodo predicts that by next year (2017), 74 percent of all Internet traffic will be video related. That’s the biggest …

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Employee ManagementMarketingOperations

Are Your Stylists Hitting the Road?

It’s been building up popularity for years now, but some states have denied the consumer driven trend of mobile hairdressing based on flimsy rules around licensing in their states. As of last month, the State of Massachusetts knocked down previous barriers to mobile hairdressing, allowing licensed barbers, cosmetologists, hairdressers, manicurists, …

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Government RelationsLabor & Wage

Wage & Hours Panel Review

Paying your team members has never been more complicated, especially for the multi-unit business that spans multiple state lines. From paystub and piece-rate regulations to minimum wage increases, ISBN members discussed what’s happening in their businesses and how they are adapting their businesses. This webinar moderated by Sandra Anderson, Chief …

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