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Read This, Then ‘Get Back to Work’

On January 10, 2016, William Earl Halfacre passed away at age 74. Bill was a wonderful man, who touched many in the world of beauty. He leaves a large legacy of an outstanding career, creating successes for the companies he worked for and marvelous relationships along the way. Bill’s career …

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Building Stylist Career Paths Equals Employees for Life

Brian Perdue, CEO of Atlanta’s Salon 124 and the 124Group, has created a system that fosters beauty professionals by building career paths and increasing their earning potential. With seven salons under the Salon 124, Genesis Salons by 124 and Crush by 124 monikers, plus two Keune Academies by 124 and …

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ISBN Announces 2016 Webinar Schedule

Informative, thought-provoking online learning sessions provide multi-unit salon and spa owners with new insights, opportunities and savings. January 2016—The International SalonSpa Business Network kicks off its popular webinar series in 2016 with three programs designed to provide information, insights, opportunities and savings to multi-unit salon and spa executives. “ISBN’s webinar …

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Happy Holidays From ISBN

We hope you have a warm and prosperous season surrounded by your friends and family. Thank you for a great year; we look forward to connecting with each and every one of you in the New Year.

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The Family That Runs Together, Wins Together

ISBN Board Member Peter Mahoney and his wife Tracy have run nine marathons together in North American and Europe. When they started discussing running the 2015 New York City Marathon on November 1, 2015, their kids—Jeff (24), Katie (22) and Chris (26), plus Chris’s friend Breanne (25)—got the running bug …

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New Member: 18|8 Fine Men’s Salons

Rolling up for a short, back and sides at a salon not dominated by women in foils talking about their boyfriends has caught the imagination of the male client as reported by new ISBN member, 18|8 Fine Men’s Salons. Barbering is back en vogue but the crew at 18|8 don’t …

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New Member: V’s Barbershop

When Jim Valenzuela was young, one of his favorite things to do was to head down to Nick’s Barbershop with his dad, where they’d hang out together and get a haircut at the same time. A few decades later and a father himself, Valenzuela yearned to relive those times with …

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New Member: Cowboy Up Men’s Salon

When Jeff Kissling was working as a stockbroker for 20 years, he never dreamed of becoming chief executive cowboy for a chain of men’s salons. Turns out, that job was the perfect training ground. “I never imagined myself in this line of business until the day I decided to do …

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15th Annual Welcome to Our World on Capitol Hill

The Professional Beauty Federation staged its 15th annual Welcome to Our World event in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 28. WTOW creates a mini-salon/spa-like atmosphere on Capitol Hill during which members of the professional beauty industry provide services to Members of Congress and their staffs. The purpose of the event is …

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Scott Missad and Peter Mahoney Elected to ISBN Board of Trustees

The International SalonSpa Business Network (ISBN) recently elected Peter Mahoney, owner of Head Shoppe companies, and Scott Missad, president/CEO of Gene Juarez Salons & Spas, to its Board of Trustees. Mahoney and Missad join the ISBN board in leading the owners and senior executives of the only international association for …

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