Hair Salon Business

How To Retain Your Lead Hairstylist

Are you a hairdressing business owner concerned about managing and retaining your hairstylists? Many salon owners often seem to struggle the most with employee management. Did you know that the lead hairstylist of your salon is among the most valuable assets of your business? In fact, they can help take care of employee management for you! Here is how to retain your lead hairstylist in just 6 simple steps: 1. Keep Your Hairstylist Happy and Motivated Almost every loss of an employee equates to a loss in clientele. Behind high turnover rates often lie unhappy employees. Identify the needs of your hairstylists and know what motivates them to work. Then, develop a personalised goal plan for your hairstylist. Tailor rewards, incentives, and your broader vision accordingly with the goal plan. F...

How To Set Your Hair Salon Up For Success

There are tons of successful salon businesses out there catering to large demographics. How do you then plant yourself and your new salon amongst such intense competition? This article is a must-read for any aspiring salon owner that does not only want to survive but thrive in the salon industry. Read on how I set up my own business for success and how you can easily replicate that success. 1. Niche Your niche influences your location, pricing and branding strategy. If you want to cater to the higher class, locate yourself in an affluent neighbourhood and decorate your salon in a minimalistic and contemporary look. If you want to cater to the youth instead, portraying your business as convenient and hip may work better. Find an opening in the market by looking at all the niches that are al...