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Working Together to Secure Salon PPE

Securing an ongoing, quality supply of personal protection equipment (PPE) at the best value is a new and ongoing concern for salon leaders. For ISBN members, the scale of salon PPE need is multiplied and finding trusted sources is an important priority. Harlan Kirschner, C.E.O. of The Kirschner Group, Inc., …

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Beauty Pulse Survey: Recovery DATA

The latest collaborative Beauty Pulse survey of salon business leaders by ISBN and media partner Salon Today asked an industry-wide group of business leaders to share facts and perspectives regarding the reopening experience. Here are the six snapshot takeaways from the 386 salon, spa and barber business leaders who completed the …

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Leadership Stands Strong After May Elections

At the Annual ISBN Members Meeting held online May 28, 2020, members re-elected Debra Penzone of PENZONE Salon + Spa, Jayson Rapaport of Birds Barbershop, Rachel Jud of JCPenney Salon and Rhoda Olsen of Great Clips to serve on the board. Penzone will continue to serve as Vice President and Olsen serves as …

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WEBINAR: Keep Reinventing the Client Experience

If ever there was a need for ISBN members and other beauty industry leaders to rethink, refocus and reinvent the client experience, it would be in response to a pandemic. Joey Coleman, expert in client communications and master designer of client experience and engagement, will lead a free webinar Wednesday, …

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Join ISBN Executive Leadership Council for Peer Support

As salons, spas and barbershops continue reopening across the country, there has never been a more crucial time to join together and support the collective industry recovery. ISBN members are forming Executive Leadership Council peer support groups to discuss important business concerns, offer resources and collaborate on crucial issues and opportunities, …

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ISBN Shares Salon Reopening White Paper

Download NOW to Spread the Word: Promote Strength, Skill and Readiness of Licensed Professionals At our May 7, 2020 Board meeting, an Industry White Paper was reviewed and discussed. It is attached [download above] for your review. The White Paper has been used individually to communicate to Governors’ offices, health …

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ISBN Members Help Beauty Changes Lives Raise Interest in Beauty Careers

ISBN members are again strong partners and collaborators for Beauty Changes Lives (BCL), an industry-wide nonprofit “driven to make the beauty profession a first-choice career” and shaping the future of beauty via mentorship, inspiration and scholarships. The 8th Annual Beauty Changes Lives Experience takes place April 19, 2020, during America’s …

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COLOR PULSE – Owner Projections for 2020

Key takeaways: About 60 percent of survey respondents expect to do more hair color services for female clients in 2020. Less than two percent forecast any decline in color services among women. Salons project strong growth in Color Care Retail, Balayage and Conversion to Gray/Gray Blending. Nearly 30% anticipate continued …

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BEST IN BENEFITS: DESIGN 1 HONORED BY SALON TODAY 200

As unemployment hovers at historic lows, competition for service talent remains stiff for salons across the country. A compelling compensation and benefits package can have a huge impact on recruiting and retaining staff. How strong is yours? ISBN member Design 1 Salon Spas of Grand Rapids, Michigan, was recently honored …

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