Category: Coffee Talk

Elevating the Industry: 5 Questions for Elevate’s Tatum Neill

Tatum Neill, creative director for Paris Parker salons and Aveda North American Artistic Director of Social Media, has always had a passion for education. A few years ago, he saw an opportunity to create educational events that could pair that passion with his love of music and fill a need for smaller, community-based hair shows… Read more »

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The Salon Software Switch: Why Trios Came Back

Featured Photo Source: Trios Aveda Facebook When it comes to technology, Trios Aveda salon owner Joe DeAnda is the person you want on your side. He’s tech savvy and keeps up-to-date with all the latest technology. That’s why when Joe his wife and co-owner Karen moved from their original salon software to SalonBiz in 2000,… Read more »

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Top 5 Ways To Rock Your Service

Build your business one amazing service at a time! What’s most important in your salon? Making your clients feel welcome? Creating the perfect color, cut and style? Or maybe it’s connecting with your clients on a more personal level. Remembering her fave color formula is always helpful. Let’s just say it’s all equally important, because… Read more »

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Top 5 Retail Tips

Let’s face it, retail really gets a bad rap. After all, sell is a four-letter word – right? But when you talk to stylists who consistently crush their retail goals, you have to stop and wonder if they’ve cracked the secret code. We sat down for a quick chat – client in the shampoo bowl… Read more »

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The Black Friday Fire: How Vanity Bounced Back Quickly

Thanksgiving weekend started off normally for Vanity Salon in Houston, TX. Fiona Tolunay, director of operations, and her brother Rory, human resources manager, had a lot to be thankful for: an amazing team, a thriving business, and a beautiful second location opening in two weeks. Business at the salon was brisk the day after Thanksgiving,… Read more »

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