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Birds Barbershop Offers “Time to Vote” Benefit

Nationwide companies from the professional beauty industry, including CosmoProf and Salon Centric,  have committed to the nonpartisan Time to Vote initiative, joining ISBN board member Jayson Rapaport and Birds Barbershop and hundreds of other companies from every business category in encouraging employees and customers to vote. Here’s the original ISBN report …

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Case Study: Day One at Van Michael Salons

A few short months ago, Van Council was hoping to spend the last week of April traveling leisurely down the coast of California, enjoying a few days between industry commitments on his way to a gathering of friends and colleagues he had long been looking forward to joining, the ISBN …

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ISBN and SALON TODAY Webinar Forum Unites Beauty Industry

COPING WITH COVID-19 On March 18, members of ISBN’s Board of Directors did what ISBN members do year-round across the network’s touchpoints and events. They openly shared their business experience, insights, concerns, action plans and realities with each other and with ISBN supporters. For this unprecedented business challenge spurred by …

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Tax-Related Provisions in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act creates emergency paid sick leave, as well as paid family leave in the case of school closures, for working families impacted by COVID-19. It does so by requiring employers with up to 500 employees to provide paid sick leave and paid family leave, while …

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Preparing for & Managing Closure during COVID-19

Many of you have already made the courageous decision to shutter your business and likely have had some tough conversations already. When the mandate comes down from local, state or federal government, the choice is truly out of your hands and its time to focus on communicating, supporting and mitigating …

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COVID-19 Communications

Free, Open Forum Webinar March 18 at 4 pm CST/2 pm PST. Register Now>> Get a Plan In preparing for this outreach, get a project plan in place. Assign a team of people to assist and start checking things off the list. Here is a sample working plan made available …

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COPING WITH COVID-19

ISBN MEMBERS AND SALON INDUSTRY LEADERS SHARE CRISIS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES Free, Open Forum Webinar March 18 at 4 pm CST/2 pm PST. Register Now>> During any time of crisis, it’s important to come together and support one another. As the Coronavirus or COVID-19 has evolved into a global pandemic, members …

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SPEAKER + DATA PREVIEW: WHAT DO STYLISTS WANT?

What matters most to the people who work for you today and the ones you want to work for you tomorrow? You may think you know, but do your instincts align with the data and future-pointing trends? New and recent research from a number of ISBN sources–partners, sponsors and Conference …

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Nashville Salon Group Cuts Color Waste, Grows Color Profits

MUSE SPONSORED CASE STUDY When Jason Facio traveled from Nashville to Atlanta for the Data Driven Salon event in May 2019, he was on a growth mission. Already tapped into the ZeeZor network and in the habit of poring every P&L line item for his four high-end Element salons, he …

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How Does California’s AB 5 Impact Beauty Businesses?

Are you up-to-speed on the new California labor law that took effect January 1? Known anecdotally as “the gig economy law” and officially as “AB 5,” it aims to prevent employees from being misclassified as contractors. It’s generating quite a stir among industries like trucking, freelance media and app-based transportation …

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