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ISBN Spreads FICA Tip Tax Fairness Message on Capitol Hill

ISBN is working hard to help members—and all salon business owners—earn a long overdue tax credit. Board member Frank Zona, co-owner of Boston-area Zona Salons, and member Phil Horvath, President and COO of Hair Cuttery, were part of a salon industry coalition that met with congresspeople and their staffs in …

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Access is EVERYTHING!

Attend the ISBN Conference to get the inside edge JCPenney Salon Vice President Rachel Jud says she was so determined to attend ISBN’s annual Conference early in her career, she basically talked her way in, and has been participating ever since. Find out what happened next, and why access is …

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ISBN at Intercoiffure

Wherever serious salon business conversations are happening, ISBN members add the multi-unit perspective to the dialogue. ISBN President Scott Missad, president and CEO of Gene Juarez Salons and Spas in Seattle, recently spoke at the Intercoiffure America/Canada Fall Atelier in New York City. He used part of his time on …

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Texas Common Sense Cosmetology Reform

TEXAS HB 2847 by Goldman/Hancock The Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition and a Texas coalition of industry leaders are pleased with their recent success in Texas. In the closing hours of Texas’ 2019 legislative session, both the House and the Senate adopted a conference report to HB 2847 that …

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ISBN launches debt payback program for members

A new program reinforcing ISBN member salons, spas and barbershops as the top destinations for beauty graduates was announced this week at the association’s annual conference, located this year in Florida. Speaking to delegates from some of the biggest employers in beauty on May 5, ISBN president Scott Missad, CEO …

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ISBN Launches New Drop Ship Sampling Powered by Open Door Solutions

One of the best things about the ISBN Annual Conference is the business that gets done over the three days. The business connections between groups of salons, spas and barbershops and their top vendors is invaluable as they happen on a deeper level than most industry events. The conversations during …

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Design 1 Salon Spa’s Graham and Anna Walt take over ISBN Facebook January 14-18

Two years ago at the ISBN conference in Orlando, Fl, Rhoda Olsen closed with an impassioned speech urging us to look after our people. In a time of shrinking intakes and a hemorrhaging of qualified professionals, she urged us to take action to ensure our industry survives and thrives. We …

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Scott Missad Elected ISBN President by Board of Trustees

Gene Juarez Salons and Spas CEO Scott Missad is the newly elected president of the International SalonSpa Business Network, and his first move will be to drive forward the role of the ISBN as the leading industry business champion. Missad takes on the role this month after Great Clips, Inc. …

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Learning from V’s Barbershops

Earlier this year at the ISBN conference, a crowd of members descended en masse on a small barbershop in Phoenix, Arizona. V’s Barbershop in E Indian School Road opened in 1999, long before the current frenzy for traditional barbers kicked off, and the visit gave members an opportunity to see …

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PENZONE Salons + Spas Are Hijacking the ISBN Facebook!

We’ve never been afraid to be pioneers at PENZONE Salons + Spas, so when Valorie Tate offered us the chance to takeover the ISBN Facebook page for five days this August, we agreed immediately. Social media provides a perfect vehicle to do what ISBN does best – to share our …

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