"Good post and good comments, but nothing in ever going to improve in the Professional Salon industry unless something is done about the problem of booth rent. There is not a single problem the industry faces that can not be directly correlated to…"
"Booth rent isn’t actually a business model, but rather a description of a number of things. First and foremost is that the “salon” owner is actually in the business of property management. They may be a stylist, too, but running…"
"The core of the issue is really about value. Customers don’t make decisions based on money, they make it based on value.. Money becomes a convenient fiction that overshadows the issue of value (e.g. $10.00 means nothing to the cash rich pop…"
"Great answers. I’ll add to Mr. Dorso. Here is how the culture of booth rent plays out, and it is quite interesting, albeit is the downfall of the industry. But people’s hair will continue to grow, so there will be a need for salons and…"
"I like the issue of pay because I think there is a lot of misinformation out there. We really should be talking about it so stylists can better understand the actual business operations of a salon. Comments such as the one Laure received come out of…"
"This is very timely topic. Abuse is not right, but neither is manipulating a situation to conform to one’s desires by playing out the Bully Card. There is a lot of that going on these days. This is a tough business in which to find success.…"
"JoshXO & Adam, I believe you both hit the nail on the head, and I don't think it is old school as much as it is simply the way it works (which, come to think of it, may just be what "old school" means these days). Being the…"