Salon Management

There are so many elements to running a salon business, including HR issues, business strategies and goal setting. We turn to experts in salon management for their advice on everything from effective retail and merchandising to how to motivate, manage and reward their teams. 

Mintel Reveals 2019 Consumer Trends – This is What it Means for Salons

Last updated October 5, 2018

Mintel has revealed six key consumer trends impacting industries and markets around the world. In 2019 and beyond, the global consumer landscape is set to change with the key themes of privacy, individuality, wellness, convenience and connectivity coming into play. We dissect the Mintel Consumer Trends and show how the salon industry can, and is already, responding. Total Read More

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This is What Clients Think Makes A Great Hairdresser

Last updated October 3, 2018

Kelly Shone Adams was voted by the public as The Nation’s Favourite Hairdresser in a competition organised to mark the 25th birthday of Good Salon Guide. HJ exclusively interviewed her to find out what made her clients vote for her and how it felt to win.  What are the characteristics that make a popular hairdresser? Read More

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Hairdressers Reveal Their Favourite Salon Software and Technology

Last updated September 27, 2018

We spoke to a range of people in the hairdressing industry to find out what salon software and technology they rate. Are iPhones the phone of choice for stylists? What salon software makes their life easier and boosts profits? And what apps do they use everyday? Find out in our mini interviews below… Ken Picton, owner Read More

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HOB Man Re-Opens in Brent Cross With New Look

Last updated January 14, 2019

HOB Man, owned by salon group HOB Salons, has re-opened inside the Brent Cross shopping centre. The male grooming salon is now sporting a new look having been completely re-designed and refurbished over the last five weeks. HOB Man originally opened in 2012 and has since built up a loyal client base of men looking Read More

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Vincent Bell Hairdressing Launch ‘In It Together’ Mental Health Campaign

Last updated August 30, 2018

Edinburgh based salon, Vincent Bell Hairdressing has launched a mental health campaign titled ‘In It Together’ that aims to create awareness of mental health within the salon environment. Karen and Vincent Bell, the husband and wife team behind Vincent Bell Hairdressing, were inspired to launch the campaign after a recent visit from a woman who Read More

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How to Use the Zookeeping Technique to Help Manage your Team

Last updated August 29, 2018

Spirit Hair Co’s Mikaela Martin reveals how you can use the zookeeping technique to manage your team more effectively. Knowing how to communicate with your team and get the best out of them is key to running a successful salon. Mikaela Martin, co-director of the Spirit Hair Co in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, uses the zookeeping Read More

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Avoid your Salon Being Sued with these Easy Measurements

Last updated August 29, 2018

Happy customers are the key to a successful business, but you must always be prepared for the worst. Feathers Salon Group’s managing director Debbie Digby lists the five measures you should put in place today to avoid your salon being sued. 1) Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions Your insurance company will ask for the instructions Read More

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Michael Van Clarke Introduces New Barbering Service

Last updated August 14, 2018

Marylebone salon Michael Van Clarke has introduced a new Bespoke Barbering Service for the gentleman of London. The Michael Van Clarke barbering service will offer high-end male grooming services. Italian born Claudio Pizzo, previously at Gentlemen’s Tonic in Mayfair, has arrived at the Michael Van Clarke Salon looking to bring a range of high-end male barbering Read More

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10 Ways to Incentivise Your Team and Keep Salon Staff Happy

Last updated August 10, 2018

Karen Thomson, owner and director of Kam Hair and Body Spa in Lossiemouth, Scotland offers 10 tips to incentivise your team members and keep your salon staff happy. 1. Incentives and rewards are fantastic ways to motivate team members and reward them for their hard work in the salon. If a member of the team Read More

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