September 13, 2013 by Behind the Chair
After owning two salons, caring for a full book of clients, starring in a reality TV show, starting a product line and having a couple of kids, celebrity stylist Jonathan Antin needed a break.
July 25, 2013 by Skin Inc
The social revolution has changed the way consumers make purchasing decisions. Long before they step through your doors, they're researching your skin care facility online, looking for a glimpse of what they can expect: What are your services? Do you have any deals? What's the experience going to be like? Is anyone recommending you? Can they book appointments online?
July 25, 2013 by Spa Business
We're developing a swiped mobile payment app in 2013 for iPhone, iPad and Android devices. And we're constantly improving the user experience and functionality of our software and mobile apps. Spa clients can now book and pay via their Facebook page using Mindbody's new Appointment Booker App. These real-time bookings are instantly integrated with the Mindbody schedule.
July 17, 2013 by East Hampton Press
In 2000, Megan Schmidt joined her first community supported agriculture program while living in Maui, Hawaii. The experience, she said, changed her life.
July 14, 2013 by SALON Today
As part of Salon Today’s annual Technology issue, we tap industry leaders for insight into how new systems are changing the ways in which the business of beauty is conducted. With more and more people depending on mobile devices in their personal and professional lives, we asked the pros how smart phones and tablets are shaping either salon/spa management or the client experience.
July 12, 2013 by Globe and Mail
Is pole dancing an art, a sport, a workout or something else? Whatever you might be thinking, Alexandra Hood wants you to know that it’s an exciting business and it’s growing with the help of technology.
“I rely totally on the Internet and online tools,” says Ms. Hood, whose Toronto studio, Pole Incorporated, is in the city’s trendy Leslieville neighbourhood.
July 02, 2013 by Forbes
How do you become a successful entrepreneur?
The question is particularly pertinent in today’s less stable work environment. Unable to find full-time employment as readily as they once did, many workers are establishing their own businesses. They believe that in today’s uncertain work environment, the self-made firm will provide the greatest likelihood of long-term security.
July 01, 2013 by SmartBusiness
Rick Stollmeyer would not have been the only person to put a potentially life-altering business deal on hold in the fall of 2001.
The fact that this deal involved expanding his business to New York City, which was still grasping to find some sense of normalcy in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, only gave Stollmeyer more justification to hold off.
June 30, 2013 by The Age
Securing a spot at some of Melbourne's most popular fitness classes has become as competitive as booking a table at a hot new restaurant.
Forget turning up for an impromptu workout - many of Melbourne's hippest exercise studios are now taking bookings months in advance, with long waiting lists for the most in-demand classes. And just like some of Melbourne's finest restaurants, those that don't turn up or cancel without adequate notice could be charged for the no-show.
June 12, 2013 by East Hampton Star
The bright, spacious offices of Mindbody, at the Red Horse Plaza in East Hampton, offer a look at a fast-growing tech company serving the health, beauty, and fitness industries.