The business of operating a salon is no joke, don't let Instagram fool you. To be successful there are proven strategies to follow! Methods that have served well, and will continue to prosper because of the very foundation upon which they were built. The salon industry is in need of stellar successful professionals that will lead by example.
Face it, the facts are that as creatives, stylist don't have the time nor energy to tend to such menial tasks that automation is much more efficient performing. Booking appointments, re-scheduling appointments even breaks to re-energize or light up, can be easily configured by several different vendors of salon management software. Running a thriving salon can and will only happen with the implementation of industry-specific software that will manage as you create.
Sounds like a way to finally manage your hectic schedule right, well wait, the key point you are not being sold is the fact that the software will only do what you tell it to. You configure an hour for a relaxer, then that is all you going to get per the rules of the software that manages the calendar, although the better software will allow you to perform a cut or blow in between the time of shampooing and conditioning making the best use of your time and increasing revenue.
Millennium, Salon Iris, Booker, Phorest Salon Software are the key suppliers in the global Salon Software market. The US is the largest consumer of Salon Software in the world and it will keep increasing in the next few years. The US market took up about 34.72% of the global market in 2016, while Europe was 33.17%, and Southeast Asia is followed with the share about 8.56%. The global Salon Software market is valued at 340 million USD in 2017 and is expected to reach 690 million USD by the end of 2023.