salon industry

The PBA's Executive Director Writes an "Open Letter" to the Industry Regarding Deregulation

PBA's "Open Letter" to Industry Re: Deregulation

The executive director of the Professional Beauty Association has written an "open letter" to the professional-beauty industry about deregulation and the national attention it has recently received.

Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Category Grows 7.1%

Cyrus Bulsara, president of Professional Consultants & Resources

Salon and professional beauty appliances and shears grew 7.1% as a category in 2012, according to the new 2012 Professional Salon & Pro Beauty Industry Appliances & Shears Study from Professional Consultants & Resources, which provides market intelligence and data research for the U.S. salon and professional-beauty industry. Note that the 7.1% growth is 18% greater than the overall salon industry’s growth rate of 6% for the same time frame.

PBA: ISSE Midwest "Postponed Indefinitely Starting With The 2013 Event"

PBA: ISSE Midwest "Postponed Indefinitely Starting With The 2013 Event"

This year's International Salon and Spa Expo Midwest scheduled for Nov. 3-4 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois—the only venue that the show has ever had—will not take place. And its future is uncertain.

"African-American Beauty Perspectives" Roundtable to Be Held at CPNA 2013

"African-American Beauty Perspectives" Conference to Be Held at CPNA 2013

For the first time ever, there will be an educational session on the U.S. multicultural/ethnic market from African-American perspectives at a Cosmoprof North America. Show organizers and Beauty Store Business are presenting "The U.S. Multicultural/Ethnic Beauty Market: African-American Perspectives" roundtable at CPNA 2013 on Monday, July 15, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. in Bella Conference Room #1 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Booth Renters to Increasingly Drive the Salon Biz

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Cyrus Bulsara, president of Professional Consultants & Resources

Booth renters are the fastest-growing segment in the salon world. So what are you—salon-industry manufacturers/marketers, distributors, chain salons, beauty store owners and managers, etc.—doing about it?

Those are my two major takeaways from a just-released, first-of-its kind, in-depth study by Professional Consultants & Resources.

Fascinating data from this 2011 Booth Rental Salon Market Study: Booth rentals already make up 35% of all U.S. salons, and in three years nearly 50% of all U.S. salons will offer some form of the booth-rental model.