Tag: distribution

  • Grabbing the Controls of Distribution

    Grabbing the Controls of Distribution

    Establishing a distribution center almost from the outset in 1989 to supply our Canada-based GS Beauty Group salons was a no-brainer. In those days the company consisted of 15 stores in the Toronto area, a head office and a 1,200sq ft warehouse with four employees and a minivan for deliveries. We knew the only way […]

  • V’s Barbershops Operates a Hybrid Distribution Model as They Grow

    V’s Barbershops Operates a Hybrid Distribution Model as They Grow

    Over the past 20 years we’ve evolved a hybrid approach to distribution that suits us and our franchisees. We run as a lean corporate team on purpose; achieving growth by being cost-conscious and partnering with others to help us. Our approach is to let the experts do it. Some franchise systems use a central distributor […]

  • Distribution solutions prove as diverse as ISBN membership

    Distribution solutions prove as diverse as ISBN membership

    E-commerce has changed much in the beauty industry, including how salons, spas and barbershops manage distribution. For many businesses, the logistics of supply also extends to consumer deliveries as well as to their locations, bringing with it the promise of increased margins but also the increased burden of organization. ISBN members’ methods of distribution are […]