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Neroli Salon & Spa joins ISBN

ISBN’s newest member, Neroli Salon & Spa, has provided guests with an indulgent sanctuary of salon and spa services in the Milwaukee area for more than 20 years. From their intimate salon to aromatic, Asian-inspired treatment rooms, this world of serenity pampers guests, as the skilled team of professionals creates …

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Beauty Industry Leaders Form Coalition to Reform Industry Standards and Protect Consumers Against Dangerous Deregulation Measures

Major Announcement: New coalition moves to radically reform the beauty industry from within to streamline job entry and create one national standard of 1,000-hours for cosmetology licensure Leaders in the professional beauty industry announced today the official launch of The Future of the Beauty Industry Coalition (FBIC) to advocate for …

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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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Top-of-Mind Challenges for 2017

One of the biggest benefits of belonging to a professional organization like ISBN is that you are never alone. You can learn how to approach your trickiest challenges with the wisdom and help from colleagues who have done it before. These are their top-of-mind challenges for 2017. Recruiting talented, serious …

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Seize Opportunities and Overcome Challenges in 2017

With a new year come new opportunities, challenges and plans to make it all work. The International SalonSpa Business Network, with members owning or franchising 2 to more than 7,500 salons across all 50 states with value-priced, family-priced and prestige business models, recently shared their thoughts on the state of …

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At Ratner Companies, It’s All About the People

Ratner Companies, the largest family-owned and operated chain of hair salons in the country, is ISBN’s newest member. Dennis and Ann Ratner, who co-founded the company in 1974 and are also hairstylists, lead the company, with family members Warren, Kelly, Gary and Lauren serving in positions, ranging from licensed stylist …

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Building the Ultimate Experience at ISBN’s Next Annual Conference

Save the dates May 7-9, 2017 for the International SalonSpa Business Network’s annual conference, “Building the Ultimate Experience.” The business-building, networking and learning will take place at the luxurious Ritz Carlton, Grande Lakes Orlando, where attendees are guaranteed to enjoy ultimate experiences and first-class service throughout their stay. Building the …

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Meet Canada’s GS Beauty Group

ISBN welcomes GS Beauty Group as our newest member. With almost 100 salons, retail stores, barber shops and express beauty bars, this multi-unit powerhouse includes five brands: Trade Secrets, Glamour Secrets, Taylor & Colt Barber Spa, Glamour Secrets GS Beauty Bar and The Cut Above. Trade Secrets/Glamour Secrets retails more …

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U.S. Industry Licensing Update

For the past several years, ISBN, represented by Gordon Logan, has worked with our industry partners to study industry licensing and make recommendations. The Coalition recently issued its recommendations, which are designed to protect professional licenses and bring consistency to our industry across the entire country. Learn what they’re proposing …

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Cocktails & Cuddles

After three days of learning, networking and recharging members’ minds and hearts at the beautiful Terranea resort, ISBN’s 2016 Conference ended with a warm and fuzzy hug. Known as Cocktails & Cuddles, the final event invited attendees to join together to dress and stuff 160 bears for disadvantaged kids in …

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