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  • The business needs of the changing barbershop (8/31/2017) The beauty industry’s evolution extends beyond the scope of salons and spas. Barbershops have become an integral part of this space, growing at an impressive clip. Charles Kirkpatrick, National Association of Barber Boards of America executive officer, estimates a roughly 10 percent increase in barbershops since 2013 – as barbershops continue to meet the demands… Read More »
  • Get to know your clients—every time you see them (7/21/2017) Whether we go to a dentist, physical therapist or other appointment, we’re all used to the question, “Are there any changes to your health since your last visit?” There are good reasons these professionals ask the question: they want to make sure their treatment does not affect you negatively because of a pre-existing condition. And… Read More »
  • There’s no upside to going uncovered (6/21/2017) By and large, we had fun exhibiting at America’s Beauty Show. We met fascinating people and checked out the latest beauty trends (you can read about my experience in this blog post). I equivocate just a bit because I had a few worrisome conversations with people who were not covered by insurance. Some folks essentially… Read More »
  • Three secrets to salon success: surveying our contest entries (5/10/2017) Thanks to our Salon Secrets contest, we’ve spent the last few months learning how salons from across the country build successful businesses. The entries spanned a wide range of ideas for finding success in a competitive industry. With so many different salons built on so many different “secrets,” there have to be some threads that… Read More »
  • Colorful hair, complex cuts and a whole lot of body paint: America’s Beauty Show 2017 (4/21/2017) Since we typically attend insurance trade shows, Sean Brownyard and I knew when we registered that America’s Beauty Show would be a totally new experience. But nothing could have prepared us for the vibrant reality—a salon, runway show, beauty product expo, drag show, and talent showcase all rolled into one glittering, colorful party. ABS brought… Read More »
  • Salon Secrets from coast to coast (3/4/2017) We’ve had such a good time spreading the word about Finally Lisa’s Hair & Nail Salon, founded by our Salon Secrets contest winner Lisa Bodreau. But we received many compelling entries, from salons large and small, full-service and specialty-focused. In fact, the one constant among the entries was just how different they were. Our two… Read More »

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Underinsuring the Beauty Industry May Have Not-So-Pretty Consequences Download
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SASSI created our own infographic! Forever Young: The ‘Booming’ Anti-Aging Market

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SASSI Infographic – Forever Young: The ‘Booming’ Anti-Aging Market Download