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DATA POINT: HOW’S YOUR COLOR BUSINESS?

ISBN’s first MUSE Data Report is slated to hit ISBN members’ inboxes soon, and the Q1 2020 topic is all about hair color, acknowledged by most members and industrywide as continuing to be a key business driver in 2019 and growth opportunity in 2020. The new report is exclusive to …

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ULTA Beauty’s Nick Stenson Joins ISBN Board of Directors

ISBN board members have a reputation for leadership, success and giving back to the professional beauty industry they care about so passionately. The newest member to join this special community is Nick Stenson, who was recently promoted to Senior Vice President, Salon Services and Trend of Ulta Beauty. In his …

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MUSE on This…

ISBN’s new MUSEMulti-Unit SalonSpa Exchange communications program kicks off officially in 2020, with new content initiatives and access for members and industry partners to connect and share salon business ideas and resources year-round. The new program includes quarterly MUSE Data Reports, twice-a-year editions of MUSE magazine, and a special alliance …

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Meet New ISBN Board Member: Chatters President and CEO Greg Moreau

Four months into his new role as president and CEO of the 116-location Chatters Salons in Canada, Greg Moreau has already started applying his years of apparel and luxury retail experience at Guess, Lucky Brands and Roots to support plans to help expand the leading salon brand’s presence across the …

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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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